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  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • Abigail Casey: Home-schooled students face a unique search for college

    There is a category of the species Homo sapiens termed "the home-schoolers." These families work diligently to educate their children at home, allowing them the freedom to learn standard course work, often complemented by an eclectic mix of...
  • Orlando's Jones High struggles to fill its halls

    Orlando's Jones High struggles to fill its halls
    Nearly 10 years after a rebuild reshaped Orlando's historically black Jones High, the school remains half-empty. This past academic year, 763 students attended Jones, fewer than a third of the average enrollment at Orange County's other 18 traditional...
  • Marc Yacht: Education in Florida heading on wrong track

    When being interviewed by the press it's preferable to stick to a limited number of talking points so the conversation stays on a palatable track. When it comes to Florida education it is impossible to stay on message. There are simply, too many issues....
  • Truancy Efforts Paying Off In New Britain Elementary Schools

    NEW BRITAIN — The city's elementary schools recorded dramatic decreases in chronic absenteeism for the second consecutive year as the the school system takes an aggressive new approach to truancy. The percentage of kindergartners chronically absent...
  • Howard schools report more students taking AP courses

    Howard schools report more students taking AP courses
    The Howard County Public Schools System report increases in students taking Advanced Placement courses and taking AP exams last year, with 81 percent posting test scores of at least 81.4, school officials said. HCPSS said it aims to increase the...
  • Lyman High student set to graduate after math mix-up

    Lyman High student set to graduate after math mix-up
    Judy Windsor, the Lyman High School student with 5 1/2 math credits but not enough to graduate, is set to take part in a summer commencement ceremony next week. She completed a summer school class, earning the last half credit of math she needed for a...
  • Florida loses millions a year because of teacher attrition, new study says

    Florida loses millions a year because of teacher attrition, new study says
    Florida may lose more than $130 million a year because so many teachers leave the profession or at least move to new schools, according to a new national study. The nation likely loses more than $2 billion a year because of teacher attrition, the study...
  • All-Courant Girls Tennis

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM SINGLES Riya Abraham, Newington, Sr. Meredith Aird, Old Lyme, Jr. Alexandra Barmore, Southington, Jr. Casey Burns,...
  • All-Courant Softball

    The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:   THE FAB 15 Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
  • South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse

    South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse
    Sam Farrell was not necessarily looking for a coaching job when she was hired in January to lead the South River girls lacrosse team, just weeks after former Seahawks coach Kim McNemar stepped down. Farrell, a Severna Park graduate who played at...