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  • District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year

    District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year
    When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom. After this school year, incoming freshman...
  • Windham Middle School teachers head back to school

    This year, Windham Middle School teachers' summer vacation ended earlier than usual. Since Aug. 11, the teaching staff has been involved in a week-long endeavor being called "Summer Professional Development Institute," arising from the school's...
  • Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a gifted teacher and friend [Letter]

    Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a gifted teacher and friend [Letter]
    Aug. 15 was the feast day of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother, full of grace. I want to share my story of another woman who was full of grace, Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. I was 14 in 1965 when I entered high school at Archbishop Keough School in...
  • Classes resume in most Fl districts, with Orange projected to lead state in student growth

    Classes resume in most Fl districts, with Orange projected to lead state in student growth
    Most Florida public school students  -- more than 2.7 million of them -- started the 2014-15 school year today. It is a school year that is forecast to be one of limited enrollment growth statewide, but Orange County public schools are expected to be a...
  • Water Polo: Palazzo, Melstrom to lead Sailors

    Water Polo: Palazzo, Melstrom to lead Sailors
    A sign caught Marco Palazzo's eye as he went out to breakfast Sunday morning. On the sign was a quote credited to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Palazzo recited it Monday night, in front of about 200 people at the Robins/Loats Theater on the campus of...
  • Activists call for probes into Ron Tomalis' 25% pension boost as Gov. Tom Corbett's higher education adviser

    HARRISBURG — Using Halloween decorations as props, good-government activists called for investigations into whether Gov. Tom Corbett's former education secretary-turned-adviser floated through the administration as a "ghost employee" who will...
  • Hurricanes pushing to keep homegrown talent in Miami

    Duke Johnson learned to play football in South Florida. Coaches from neighborhood parks taught him the game. He helped Miami Norland High win a state title. So when it came time for Johnson to decide where to play college football, he says it was a...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...
  • Study: Dropout risk goes up with higher math/science hurdle

    Study: Dropout risk goes up with higher math/science hurdle
    The decades-long push to boost the number of math and science classes high-school students must take to graduate has raised a question: Will students who already are struggling to meet the current requirements drop out if the bar is even higher?...
  • Applications available for enrichment courses on the Peninsula

    Science teachers will get a chance to get enrichment training from a Jefferson Lab's after school program. The Science Education group at the U.S. Department of Energy Research facility is taking applications for the program which runs from September to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...