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  • Swastika, Chanting Incident At West Hartford High Schools Spark Concern

    Swastika, Chanting Incident At West Hartford High Schools Spark Concern
    WEST HARTFORD — Two recent events at the town's high schools prompted the Conard and Hall school principals to send a letter to parents Wednesday. The first incident was at a soccer game between the two schools last week where students were...
  • Apodaca: Teachers walk a blurry line in sharing opinions

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher has reportedly sued the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, alleging that administrators retaliated against her because she raised objections to cat dissections in science classes. While this case...
  • Standardized tests: Is Florida getting what we're paying for?

    Earlier this year, the state of Florida signed a contract with the American Institutes for Research for $220 million to furnish us with rigorous standardized tests for the next six years. You must be wondering how amazing this test is to cost $220...
  • Parents fearing Ebola remove children from school

    DALLAS At L.L. Hotchkiss Elementary School, parents rushed to pull their children out of school after they received calls a student who may have had contact with the patient diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. "I'm scared," said Kia Collins, who has...
  • School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

    School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events
    Wearing pink is serious business at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Bobcats baseball team and the Student Organization of Anatomy and Physiology (SOAP) adopted the cause separately four...
  • Foreign language push features new state credential

    Foreign language push features new state credential
    Students taking an advanced Spanish class at Lincoln-Way North High school were discussing — without using a word of English — films and literature, including the dark tale, "Chac Mool," by the late Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. Several...
  • Schools plan more magnet programs

    Schools plan more magnet programs
    A performing arts magnet program in east Orange County, a high school world languages magnet and a zoneless school for gifted students are among Orange County school board members' priorities. And each inched closer to reality Tuesday night. The board...
  • Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot

    Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot
    On the bright side, District 113 seniors and sophomores are reporting doing less cigarette smoking and using alcohol less compared to two years ago, according to new data from the Illinois Youth Survey. But the survey also shows a significant number...
  • Northampton's Carter Test wins District 11 golf title in playoff

    Northampton's Carter Test wins District 11 golf title in playoff
    The key in playoffs, Carter Test said, is not allowing the moment to overwhelm him. Initially, though, that's what happened at the District 11 golf championships. "I tried not to let the pressure get the best of me, but it kind of did," the...
  • School districts slam proposed changes to state funding

    School districts slam proposed changes to state funding
    A bill that aims to change the way the state awards funding to Illinois school districts is generating fierce opposition from some south and southwest suburban school districts that say their districts collectively stand to lose an estimated $23 million a...
  • Finding cause of fatal Irvine crash may take weeks, officials say

    Finding cause of fatal Irvine crash may take weeks, officials say
    As students in southern Orange County returned to class Monday, many still numbed by the loss of five classmates in a fiery weekend crash, authorities said it could take at least a month to determine what caused the violent wreck. CHP investigators said...