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  • Former ASD chief announces retirement

    Gerald Zahorchak, whose one-year stint as Allentown School District's superintendent ended in turmoil, has announced his retirement as chief of the Greater Johnstown School District. Zahorchak told the Greater Johnstown School Board last week that he...
  • Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students

    Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students
    Starting this fall, all Chicago Public Schools students will be able to get free breakfast and lunch at school. The high number of students living at the poverty level in the district qualified CPS to meet the required threshold for full reimbursement by...
  • Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014

    Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014
    Jerilyn "Jeri" Logemann, a professor in Northwestern University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who also taught in NU's Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized internationally for her work on swallowing disorders known as...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • Evans High wins grant to train students for backstage theater jobs

    Evans High wins grant to train students for backstage theater jobs
    Evans High School in Orange County has secured a major grant to train students for jobs working backstage for theater companies. The $300,000 award from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will help train teachers and pay for internships for 50 to 75 students....
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools

     DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools may be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall if county officials approve of funding for the measure this month. The DuPage County Board is expected to vote on...
  • Simsbury Swimmer Receives Elmer Vincent Rotary Award

    SIMSBURY — Nick Catalano, 18, is this year's recipient of the Elmer Vincent Rotary Award. The award, given out for almost 20 years by the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club, honors a male and female athlete from Simsbury who exemplifies what Rotary means,...
  • Hollywood student chosen to compete at national level

    Janessy Diaz's interest in cars stemmed from movies. The student at McArthur High School in Hollywood wondered how she could learn to repair vehicles like characters on the big screen, so when a recruiter from Sheridan Technical Center visited McArthur...
  • District 39 discusses expanding math time

    District 39 discusses expanding math time
    In an effort to prepare students for the mathematical rigors of high school and beyond, officials with Wilmette School District 39 said they are considering increasing classroom instructional time in math beyond the current daily 40-minute period....
  • Thousands of students take summer driver's education courses

    Samantha Hasmi-Delgado maneuvers the car through the orange cones set up in a parking lot at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines. The incoming junior executes a perfect three-point turn, backs into a parking space and remembers her turn signals, all...