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  • School guard 'hero' fired for being too old, lawyer says

    School guard 'hero' fired for being too old, lawyer says
    A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student during a stabbing spree at a western Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday. As...
  • L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

     L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort. The suspension comes...
  • Volunteer tutors boost reading skills

    Volunteer tutors boost reading skills
    Each year, hundreds of adults learn how to read or become better readers through the Read to Learn program offered by Township High School District 214's community education department. Last year, 357 people volunteered to be tutors and 515 students...
  • Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream

    Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream
    Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News. The company will provide scholarships...
  • $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214

    $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214
    As it unveiled a $45 million plan that will build something new for each of its schools, Township High School District 214 officials also say they might consider giving back some of the district's extra cash to taxpayers. The news follows an eight-month...
  • Much work to be done [Commentary]

    Much work to be done [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to correct the number of chronically absent city students.  As the new school year starts in Baltimore City, I want to express my gratitude for the opportunity to build on the work that has been done in the...
  • Newington Gets Ready To Return To School On Wednesday

    NEWINGTON — New programs at the high school, free laptops for some students and regular early dismissals are among the changes awaiting students and parents when classes resume Wednesday. "I'm energized, probably more so than I have been in the...
  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • Teens need later school start times, pediatricians say

    Teens need later school start times, pediatricians say
    American teenagers don't get enough sleep, often because their "biological sleep rhythms" clash with the wake-up times required by their schools' early starts -- and that's a problem says the American Academy of Pediatrics. The physicians group this...
  • North Shore schools to add program for at-risk students

     North Shore schools to add program for at-risk students
    Local officials on the North Shore are hoping to soon launch a new education program that would provide vocational training to eligible students at Glenview's Wagner Farm. Called Alternative Learning Opportunity Program, it would offer horticulture...
  • Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added

    Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added
    Students and teachers at Glenbard East High School in Lombard got through high heat and humidity Monday by turning on fans and drawing the shades in some classrooms. "It was pretty nasty. The temperature in some of the classrooms was 97 or 98 degrees,"...