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  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues

    State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues
    Civil rights organizations asked a judge Thursday to order the state Education Department to remedy problems at Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles, where attorneys say some students have languished for nearly eight weeks without the appropriate...
  • Glendale Educational Foundation unveils new campaign

    The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs. In the decade the foundation has...
  • In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority

    In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority
    Standing in the shadow of Allentown's Muhlenberg Elementary School, Tom Wolf promised Thursday to make education a priority if he's elected Pennsylvania's next governor. Wolf, the York County Democrat leading incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the polls,...
  • Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress

    Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress
    Last year, as a fifth-grader, Willow Lane Elementary School pupil Megan Goldman read about an increasingly popular way to help lonely and disaffected children: the buddy bench. It's a simple idea — a playground bench where children can sit to...
  • Carmen Arace Intermediate School Principal On The Move

    Carmen Arace Intermediate School Principal On The Move
    BLOOMFIELD —Tracy Youngberg, principal at Carmen Arace Intermediate School since 2008, is leaving the district. Her last day will be Oct. 24. Youngberg, 45, will become a principal at Stafford Elementary School, a kindergarten through fifth-...
  • Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored

    Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored
    Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award. Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
  • Backs Foley's School Voucher Proposal

    The Sept. 30 article "Foley's Ad On Schools Valid; Data Dated" judged that Tom Foley's claim that 100,000 Connecticut children are attending underperforming schools is generally accurate. Underperforming schools with underperforming teachers not only...
  • High-tech learning at Davie school

    High-tech learning at Davie school
    Eighth-graders in Nova Middle School's entrepreneurship program aren't only learning how to build a successful business, but also how to create Web-based applications to infuse into their plans. The technology component is being facilitated by 25 tablet...
  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award

    Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award
    A Parkland School District teacher is a semifinalist for the Music Educator Award that will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Debra Reilly of Allentown, who teaches at Springhouse and Orefield middle schools and and is the district's middle...
  • Ireland isn't just about potatoes

    Ireland isn't just about potatoes
    This nation is a major tourist destination known for its landscapes, thriving pub scene and gossipy craic, but tourists aren't likely to be streaming here for the cuisine. Even the Irish themselves have long believed their national food is severely...