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  • Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests

    Suburban high school students opt out of PARCC tests
    Hundreds of students have declined to take the controversial PARCC exam at two northwest suburban high schools, multiple sources said. At Rolling Meadows High School, less than three dozen students out of more than 400 members of the junior class sat...
  • iPads valuable tools for Saucon Valley High School students

    Saucon Valley School Director Edward Inghrim voiced his concern at a recent board meeting that high school students should not receive the same benefit of having a school-issued iPad like the middle-school students have been using this year. He said,...
  • Advertising campaign is music to high school students' ears

    High school arts students employed creativity, foam board and lots of spray paint to create model guitars that are being used in a local advertising campaign. The guitars, made by 13 students of Greensburg Community High School, are providing some...
  • High School Graduation Rates Up, Particularly For Hispanic and Black Students

    High School Graduation Rates Up, Particularly For Hispanic and Black Students
    High School graduation rates continue to climb in Connecticut last year, with particular gains made in graduation rates for black and Hispanic students. "Our students of color are outpacing the state gains," said Kelly Donnelly, spokeswoman for the...
  • Southland prepares to be put to the test

    It's new, it's different, and it's coming very soon to a school near you. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, exam that many local schools will begin administering this week replaces the Illinois Standards...
  • Santa Cruz: Beyond the beach

    Santa Cruz: Beyond the beach
    Back in my high school days in California, we were all about the beach, and Santa Cruz was the ultimate summer hot spot for us cool kids living in San Jose. Just a short hop over the hill in my '84 Mustang GT, my gal pals and I would make a blinders-on...
  • Students star in their own television show

    Students star in their own television show
    EUSTIS — Lauren Levingston sits in a dark classroom during lunch hour. The Eustis High School senior is focused, staring at the Apple computer screen in front of her as she edits a workout video so the images change to the beat of the song. A...
  • West Hartford High Schools To Keep Names, Drop Native American Mascots

    West Hartford High Schools To Keep Names, Drop Native American Mascots
    WEST HARTFORD — The school board voted Tuesday to allow Conard and Hall high schools to continue using the Chieftain and Warrior team names, but eliminate all reference to Native Americans. The vote came after a decades-long debate over the...
  • East Aurora High School principal will resign in June

    East Aurora High School principal will resign in June
    The principal of East Aurora High School will resign at the end of the school year after two years on the job. The East Aurora School Board unanimously approved Spencer Byrd's resignation on Monday night as part of the routine personnel report. The...
  • District 113 may split interim superintendent duties

    District 113 may split interim superintendent duties
    Township High School District 113 plans to use interim leadership for the 2015-16 year rather than conduct a rushed search to find a permanent replacement for Superintendent George Fornero. School board members officially cut ties with their initial...
  • Chinese classes to be phased out at Lyons Township

    Chinese classes to be phased out at Lyons Township
    Declining enrollment has led to the phasing out of Mandarin taught at Lyons Township High School. Current students can continue to take courses through Chinese IV, but the program no longer will be offered to incoming freshmen. "A lot of thought has...