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  • Freddie Mae Pearman: Orlando woman loved teaching 'little people'

     Freddie Mae Pearman: Orlando woman loved teaching 'little people'
    Freddie Mae Pearman did not choose easy jobs. For more than a decade, the single mother worked at the Center for Drug-Free Living, counseling drug and alcohol abusers. Later, she worked at Cherokee School with children who were severely emotionally...
  • State's SAT Scores Stagnant; Minority Participation Up

    State's SAT Scores Stagnant; Minority Participation Up
    Connecticut private and public high school seniors graduating in 2014 scored slightly lower on the highly competitive SAT exam, but still managed to exceed national averages on the reading and writing portions of the tests. The students' math scores...
  • Common Core being used to beat down schools

    Common Core being used to beat down schools
    Get ready, parents. There's a good chance you will soon be told your schools stink. Almost all of them. Even the best ones. We're talking rampant F- and D-rated schools throughout the state, leaving you with the impression that public education in...
  • Florida kids shine in AP classes but lag on SAT scores

    Florida kids shine in AP classes but lag on SAT scores
    Florida high school students continue to succeed with Advanced Placement courses in ever greater numbers, but their SAT scores suggest many still graduate ill-prepared for college classes, according to a new report released today. Florida was ranked...
  • Bethlehem Area heightening charter school oversight

    Bethlehem Area heightening charter school oversight
    In a quest for more insight about its return on a $20 million expense, Bethlehem Area School District is bolstering its oversight of the three charter schools within district boundaries. The new "Charter School Oversight Protocol" presented to the...
  • Corbett, arts charter school celebrate $1 million grant

    Corbett, arts charter school celebrate $1 million grant
    Back when Tom Corbett was in high school, long before the students at Bethlehem's Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts were born, the future Pennsylvania governor had "a neat idea." Corbett, as he told the school's students and teachers...
  • School district debate Wednesday will be first for Mesa Verde

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting its first-ever Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustee candidate forum Wednesday night. Mesa Verde Community, a nonprofit established in 1965, has hosted forums featuring Costa Mesa City Council candidates in...
  • 14 of 22 Bethlehem Area schools meet benchmark

    Fourteen of Bethlehem Area School District's 22 schools scored a 70 or higher on Pennsylvania's soon-to-be-released School Performance Profile, one fewer than last year, according to the district. Schools that score 70 or above are considered by the...
  • Frustrated teachers speak out at Lake School Board meeting

    Frustrated teachers speak out at Lake School Board meeting
    TAVARES — For hours, Lake County teachers, parents and students hurled complaints at the School Board during a Monday-night meeting that drew such a crowd that it violated the fire code of the room where it was held. More than 250 people wearing...
  • Glastonbury School Board Reviews iPad Use For Seventh-Graders

    Glastonbury School Board Reviews iPad Use For Seventh-Graders
    GLASTONBURY — The board of education continued to review Monday a plan to give tablet computers to every seventh-grader starting in 2015-16. Brian Czapla, the schools' director of education technology, made the proposal to the school board in July...
  • It's the annual Ghost Guide to the Lehigh Valley's most haunted happenings

    It's the annual Ghost Guide to the Lehigh Valley's most haunted happenings
    A long month of Halloween fun awaits. Like to be scared silly? Got you covered. Enjoy getting just a little spooked? Check that. Looking for fall fun for the whole family? There are plenty of hay mazes, fall festivals, special events, parades, trick-or-...