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  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon

    Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon
    She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine. "It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
  • Education briefs

    National merit semifinalists Ten students from five county public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High led the list with five students: Beatrice Chaudoin, Tec Lee,...
  • Students part of Be Kind to Humankind Week

    We are not avatars or emoticons, but real people. This message is stressed to students at Broward Virtual School and was the underlying theme behind its recent participation in Be Kind to Humankind Week. The worldwide initiative features a different...
  • Lawsuit: Students allege racial discrimination in Bangor Area School District

    Lawsuit: Students allege racial discrimination in Bangor Area School District
    Three current and former Bangor Area School District students have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the district discriminated against them because they are black. The students claim that despite their repeated complaints that other students were...
  • Teachers, students adjust to new exams

    Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year. However, the test is taking longer than...
  • Vendetti Brothers, Both H.S. Coaches, Share Passion For Soccer

    Vendetti Brothers, Both H.S. Coaches, Share Passion For Soccer
    Mike Vendetti said he knew he wanted the coaching job at East Hartford the minute it became available two years ago, but he still had to call his brother. Marc Vendetti, the boys coach at Old Lyme, had always been the trailblazer in the Vendetti family....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Virtus Investment Partners Provides Backpacks To Grace Academy And Covenant Prep

    Grace Academy and Covenant Prep students were surprised with beautiful backpacks to begin the new school year, a gift from Virtus Investment Partners. Lands' End backpacks were donated to the 59 girls at Grace Academy and 50 boys at Covenant Prep...
  • Chelsea Braverman doesn't mind 'Rockin' the Boat' a little

    Chelsea Braverman doesn't mind 'Rockin' the Boat' a little
    Chelsea Braverman knows all about taking a group of energetic kids, assigning them roles and building a theater production from the ground up. Heck, she's been doing it since age 7. While icons like Charlie Chaplin and Clint Eastwood drew acclaim...
  • The bad-old days at LAUSD

    The bad-old days at LAUSD
    At L.A. Unified, tensions are high and crisis is in the air. The relationship between Supt. John Deasy and the school board that oversees him is at what is perhaps an all-time low. Deasy is again muttering about quitting; others are grumbling that he...
  • Federal appeals court refuses to rehear challenge in US flag T-shirt case

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Rejecting free-speech arguments from parents, Republican lawmakers and conservative groups, a federal appeals court Wednesday refused to reconsider a ruling that found a Morgan Hill, Calif., high school had the legal right to order...