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  • Notes and notables

    Investing in the future Dreams are indeed achievable, but more often than not, the quest requires funding. That's why it was so gratifying to see Ferguson Enterprises pledge $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through the year 2024. An...
  • Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board

     Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board
    Another in a series of occasional stories profiling the school board candidates. Ketta Brown has spent many years being involved in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The mother of three children who attended or attend district schools is...
  • Manchester Students Start School Year

    Manchester Students Start School Year
    MANCHESTER — The first-graders in Katrina Rawlins' class started their first day of school by creating flags with brand new crayons and triangular pieces of white paper. Thursday was the launch of the school year for kindergarten through ninth...
  • Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion

    Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion
    Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
  • The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated

    The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated
    The moment he stepped on the football field, Warde Manuel was home. As a teenager in New Orleans, he dabbled in other sports. He had the height to excel in basketball, but his aggressive nature didn't fit. Too many fouls. On the pitcher's mound,...
  • High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules

    High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules
    1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The High School Athlete of the Month Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by TribLocal, a publication of Chicago Tribune Company LLC (“TribLocal”), and Country Financial (“Sponsors&...
  • NYC ex-assistant principal to stay on payroll after altering son's grades

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An assistant principal at a New York high school who admitted to secretly changing his son's grades to passing from failing will have to pay a $7,000 fine but will keep collecting his $104,437-a-year salary, school officials said on...
  • Tiger boys' cross country promises to be competitive

    It's usually a struggle for numbers as far as the Tourtellotte Memorial High School boys cross country team is concerned, but this year they sport the largest team in years. On Aug. 26, six students gathered at the track behind the school. Seniors Jack O'...
  • PB School Board considers opting out of testing

    PB School Board considers opting out of testing
    Palm Beach County School Board members want to opt out of state-required testing, a controversial move that could jeopardize funding, athletics and students' ability to graduate. They say testing has gotten out of control and creates too much pressure...
  • University program aims to diversify conservation workforce

    SEATTLE Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu's closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state's national...
  • Florida school district sets precedent by opting out of state testing

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida school district is opting out of all state-required testing, a move that experts said on Thursday sets a national precedent amid a growing controversy over the use of high-stakes standardized assessments in public...