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  • Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...
  • Several National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists In West Hartford

    Several National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists In West Hartford
    Students at area high schools are in the running for national merit scholarships, which will be awarded this spring. WEST HARTFORD — Students at Farmington Valley high schools are in the running for national merit scholarships, which will be...
  • Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures

    Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures
    As soaring temperatures blistered Southern California for another day, tens of thousands of people headed to the beaches and pools for relief and schools planned special precautions to prevent students from overheating. A high pressure system pushed...
  • School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area

    School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area
    Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent. "Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
  • Confederate flag flap raises questions [Letter]

    Confederate flag flap raises questions [Letter]
    Speech is designed to convey a message which carries with it an intended tone, purpose and meaning by the speaker. The recent incident in which a Confederate flag was raised at a high school football game in Howard County has quickly turned into a First...
  • District 113 picks search firm to find new superintendent

    District 113 picks search firm to find new superintendent
    A search firm has been chosen to help fill four top positions in Township High School District 113, including a new superintendent to replace George Fornero, who will retire next June. At a recent meeting, school board members approved the hire of...
  • Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research

    Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
    A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game. Middle school,...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
  • Poquoson SOL pass rates top state averages, except in eighth-grade math

    Poquoson students' Standards of Learning pass rates were better than the statewide averages for the most part. However, students taking the SOL for eighth grade mathematics did not have pass rates as high as the statewide average. "Middle school math is...
  • LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads

      LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads
    Like Supt. John Deasy and others in the Los Angeles Unified School District, I am concerned about the educational civil rights of the district's students. While the iPad-for-every-student controversy has gotten much media coverage lately, a long-term...
  • Films worth seeking on the indie circuit

    Films worth seeking on the indie circuit
    We're heading into Oscar-bait season for Hollywood, when the biggest movies tend to suck up all the oxygen. Just as worthy are the offerings from the local art house scene, which reliably features smaller films — indie features, classic films and...