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  • Hundreds of students at Lake high school start year minus iPad learning tool

    Hundreds of students at Lake high school start year minus iPad learning tool
    MINNEOLA — About 200 freshmen and new students at Lake Minneola High School will start the school year Monday with no iPads after administrators said increasing enrollment numbers weren't what they expected. The iPads, with their multiple and...
  • Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally

    Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally
    When it first hired Geo Listening in late 2012 to monitor the public social-media postings of students for signs of, among others, depression or suicide, Glendale school officials were less than transparent. In fact, they were opaque, failing to...
  • Teacher of the Year for Newport News gives tips for newcomers

    Teacher of the Year for Newport News gives tips for newcomers
    NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News 2013-2014 teacher of the year Tina Chelgren had an audience of new teachers roaring in laughter Friday morning as they gathered for training at Woodside High School. Instead of a speech, Chelgren said she prepared a...
  • County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

    County school board bumps up Dance's benefits
    When the Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday on a contract that includes a raise for Superintendent Dallas Dance, they talked about a $5,000 salary increase. They didn't mention in public other benefits that will bump up his compensation by...
  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Lake high schools prepare for switch to seven-period day

    Lake high schools prepare for switch to seven-period day
    Lake County students return to school Monday after months of planning and preparation by district officials for scheduling changes that will drastically alter some students' school day. The changes include a new synchronized bell schedule for all...
  • Roosevelt Middle School unveils new seventh period

    Roosevelt Middle School debuted an extra period this week, a move educators say will give students more time to take electives or receive targeted intervention in math or English. Roosevelt Principal Mary Mason said teachers felt the old six-period...
  • Ice challenge makes its way to Glendale High

    Ice challenge makes its way to Glendale High
    Glendale High Principal Monica Makiewicz agreed on Friday to have a bucket of ice water poured over her head as part of a trend that has recently swept the country to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig&...
  • Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says

    Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says
    HARTFORD — Teachers in the Newtown school district were put back to work too soon after the Sandy Hook shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, without an adequate assessment of their mental health, the president of the Newtown teachers' union said Friday....
  • It's Never Too Late To Rock

    During the first week of school, I take my freshmen on a short but important field trip — to a small, slightly malodorous hallway off the gymnasium. Once there, we gather in front of a showcase listing the achievements of various student-athletes...
  • More money for LAUSD doesn't mean teachers are better off

    To the editor: As a newly retired Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, Tuesday was the first day of school in 17 years that I didn't have to go. ("L.A. Unified students head back to schools lifted by funding increase," Aug. 12) Among the...