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  • Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students

    Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students
    Seventeen years ago, Florida made a promise to its high-school students: If you work hard and make good grades, the state will help you take the next step. The deal came in the form of the Bright Futures scholarships, which help students pay tuition...
  • Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

    Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan
    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court upheld the use of race by University of Texas at Austin in undergraduate admissions, a victory for affirmative action proponents, one year after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered closer scrutiny of the school's practices....
  • National Merit Scholars announced

    Students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among 1,600 National Merit Scholarship winners announced as part of the organization's third round of scholarships for the year. The awards, announced Monday, will provide...
  • Seminole County school board members weigh construction projects

    Seminole County school board members weigh construction projects
    Competing construction needs, from decaying buildings to overcrowding, confronted Seminole County school board members Tuesday as they worked to prioritize about $176 million in future sales tax proceeds. Two projects alleviating overcrowding rose to...
  • Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA
    On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...
  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • Florida loses millions a year because of teacher attrition, new study says

    Florida loses millions a year because of teacher attrition, new study says
    Florida may lose more than $130 million a year because so many teachers leave the profession or at least move to new schools, according to a new national study. The nation likely loses more than $2 billion a year because of teacher attrition, the study...
  • Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science

    Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science
    The Dreambuilder was making slow progress. The 35-foot-long sailboat meandered in the waters off Annapolis on Wednesday as its teenage crew stood on deck and watched in dismay. “I don’t think I’ve ever gone so fast,” Tommy...
  • Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests

    Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests
    Anthony Kravchenko, who just turned 11, is no stranger to high performance. As a fourth-grader, he got two perfect FCAT scores. This year, as a fifth-grader at Keene's Crossing Elementary, he got perfect scores on three FCAT tests -- science, reading...
  • There are things to be said

    Last month I took part in a program run by Germany Closeup that brought together a group of Jewish-Americans and Germans for an extremely hectic nine days in Berlin. The program was co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and Allianz. I had the...
  • Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say

    Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say
    A San Diego couple says their 14-year-old son committed suicide after a video taken of him allegedly masturbating in a school bathroom went viral and subjected him to constant teasing and bullying. In a $1-million claim filed against the San Diego...