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  • Meshkin reflects on school board tenure, says panel reflected 'dysfunction'

    On the eve of ending his tenure on the Howard County school board, Brian Meshkin recounted what he considers accomplishments and challenges while on the panel — offering glimpses into a system regarded among the best in the state but that he said is...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Children's Scholarship Program Helping Local Students Succeed

    On June 11, Connecticut Children's Medical Center presented five Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards to local high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education this fall. The scholarship program, established through the bequest of Mr. Isidore Wise, a...
  • GUSD may remove students' class rankings

    Glendale school officials will likely remove students' class rankings from transcripts, due to certain colleges and universities automatically turning students away for not falling within the top 10% of their class, even though those kids still attained a...
  • Drug-sniffing dogs coming back to campuses

    Dogs able to sniff out drugs, alcohol and gunpowder will return to Newport-Mesa Unified middle and high schools in the fall. The district board voted 6 to 0 on Tuesday to renew a contract with Interquest Detection Canines, a San Diego-based drug...
  • An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'

     An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'
    With the debate over America's unresolved immigration policies at fever pitch these days, the inspiring documentary "Underwater Dreams" makes for quite the timely entry. Writer-producer-director Mary Mazzio neatly recounts how a group of Mexican-born...
  • Free 'Fun Runs' attract participants of all ages and abilities

    With a certified math teacher calling the times and a Glastonbury High School rising senior passing out ribbons to all runners, the all-ages Fun Run on the evening of July 8 ended with smiles - and a few tears of exhaustion – about an hour after...
  • Patricia D. Johnson, teacher

    Patricia D. Johnson, teacher
    Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County. Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
  • Florida's Teacher of the Year to be announced tonight

    Florida's Teacher of the Year to be announced tonight
    A Polk County art teacher and four other finalists learn tonight who will win Florida's highest teacher honor: Teacher of the Year. The award is to be announced at a gala celebration in Orlando that will honor the five finalists -- public school...
  • Broom-wielding teacher too traumatized to work, attorney says

    DETROIT A Detroit high school teacher who said she was fired for breaking up a fight with a broom and then offered her job back is too traumatized to return to class, according to her attorney. The April 30 incident and its aftermath left 31-year-old...
  • South Bay schools chief faces firing, repayment of money

    The suspended head of the Centinela Valley school district, who attracted public scrutiny because of his high compensation, now faces dismissal, the repayment of at least $200,000 and liability for back taxes. The Centinela Board of Education voted...
  • Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]

    Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]
    The solution to the shortage of workers for well-paying STEM jobs ("More jobs than workers," July 1) does not begin with students in college; it begins in elementary schools with well-trained teachers who are prepared to inspire students early on in these...