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  • Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]

    Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]
    Michael Foucault, the French philosopher who wrote on asylums, hysterical administrators and irrational bureaucrats, allegedly asked his host when he visited America to show him a high school. After closely observing the structure of an American school,...
  • District 230 launches college, career labs

    District 230 launches college, career labs
    Consolidated High School District 230 is hoping to give seniors a leg up in the college admission process by giving them time during school to work on their applications. About 15 students worked on essays and applications on laptops in Stagg High...
  • New Trier officials launch push for tax increase

    New Trier officials launch push for tax increase
    With less than two months remaining before voters cast ballots on New Trier Township High School District 203's request to borrow $89 million, officials said Monday that they will spend the upcoming weeks educating residents on the importance of raising...
  • Windham Superintendent Dr. Patricia Garcia talks about her first weeks in the district

    Dr. Patricia Garcia has been on the job as superintendent of schools in Windham for about six weeks now, and much of that time has been spent in getting to know the local community. The superintendent has embarked upon a "listening tour," appearing at...
  • Graduation day and $300,000 in debt

    MINNEAPOLIS Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number seemed so surreal. Or because no one else in her family had done this before. But there she was, borrowing nearly $75,000....
  • New final exams will help evaluate teachers

    New final exams will help evaluate teachers
    Final exams will be given to Central Florida students this school year in almost every subject and in every grade, even to kids young enough to be working on sounding out words. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's...
  • San Francisco to require private schools to be seismically evaluated

    San Francisco to require private schools to be seismically evaluated
    San Francisco will become the first city in California to close a major loophole in laws that are supposed to keep schoolchildren safe during earthquakes with a vote Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. The board unanimously approved a law that would...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Manufacturing Day Program Offered

    On Thursday, Oct. 2, at Bristol Central High School the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, New England Spring and Metalstamping Association (NESMA), Main Street Community Foundation and the Bristol Board of Education are hosting a manufacturing...
  • Survival 101

    Survival 101
    Sometime before midnight in the absolute blackness of the Vermont forest, my fellow survival campers and I snuffed out the fire we had built (OK, they had built) to kill time and energy before the inevitable, and edged toward the survival shelters we...
  • Competition Requires Multilingual Americans

    Competition Requires Multilingual Americans
    Americans today are not very keen on learning foreign languages. We say we are, but let's face it; we let those pricey Rosetta Stone CDs gather dust on the bookshelf. Young adults who fail to sign up for language courses are missing out on a critical...
  • District 99 approves $82.6 million budget

     District 99 approves $82.6 million budget
    Community High School District 99's new budget, approved Monday night, compensates for a loss of state aid with higher taxes and absorbs a big charge for a last-minute decision to change bus companies. Spending is projected at $82.6 million for the...