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  • District 214 doubling the number of electric car charging stations

     District 214 doubling the number of electric car charging stations
    Mike DiMatteo's excitement skipping the pump on his way to work is palpable. "It's much better than I thought," he said of buying a new electric car last week. "I just love it. What I really love is when I pass the gas station." The Buffalo Grove High...
  • L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

    L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation
    Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding. The idea, brought forward by Board of Education members Bennett...
  • Medical magnet program at Jones facing changes

    Medical magnet program at Jones facing changes
    Juniors and seniors in Jones High School's Medical Arts Magnet program will soon have the option to work on one of several medical-assisting degrees at Valencia College while in high school under a plan the School Board is expected to approve Tuesday...
  • High School Football Finals

    CPTV Sports will televise four state championship games live: Berlin-Brookfield on Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Valley Regional/Old Lyme-Ansonia, Saturday, 10 a.m.; Ledyard-St. Joseph, Saturday, 2 p.m.; Southington-Norwich Free Academy, Saturday, 6 p.m. FRIDAY...
  • Friends, lend them your ears; they come to perform 'Caesar' — sort of

    A beloved icon who seems too high to fall. Intrigue that grows in the shadows. Grudges nursed, confidences betrayed, and then a stunning public reversal of fortune. Yes, Julius Caesar had it tough. And so do high school students. This week, Fountain...
  • Mooseheart basketball player takes to the court despite legal challenge

    Mooseheart basketball player takes to the court despite legal challenge
    A decision on an eleventh-hour effort to block a Congo-born student from playing basketball for Mooseheart is on hold, clearing the way for Rodrigue Ceda Makindu to take to the court Monday night. The Illinois Appellate Court's 2nd Judicial District,...
  • New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'

    New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'
    On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices. Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
  • Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling

    Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling
    Of 100 freshmen who start at a Chicago public high school, about 14 will graduate from a four-year college by their mid-20s, a number that has improved over time but is still troubling and below the national average, according to a report to be released...
  • Helping CPS students to and through college

    Helping CPS students to and through college
    Back in 2006, the University of Chicago calculated that just 8 out of every 100 freshmen in Chicago Public Schools eventually earn a college degree. That was a dismal gauge of Chicago's future. While not everyone is destined for college, people who do...
  • CIAC Going Extra Yard To Educate Parents, Coaches, Students

    CIAC Going Extra Yard To Educate Parents, Coaches, Students
    The image and link are displayed prominently across the top of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference's website. Under the banner "Concussion Central" is a picture of a trainer holding her finger in front of a football player, apparently...
  • Homeless students receive laptops to help them succeed

    MIAMI Four high school girls who are currently homeless and have high career aspirations in nutrition, computer engineering, the culinary arts and fashion merchandising got a helping hand recently. Dayna Steele, a motivational business speaker and...