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  • Give Illinois students a choice

    Give Illinois students a choice
    This academic year we are sending 258,580 Illinois children into schools that will fail to bring 60 percent of them to grade-level by June. Of those who do graduate from high school in four years, fewer than 20 percent will be considered "college ready."...
  • Middle School Teacher Promoted To Health, Physical Education Administrator

    EAST HARTFORD — A health and physical education teacher at East Hartford Middle School has been hired as the school system's supervisor of health and physical education for grades K-12. Tracy Stefano's first day in the new position was Monday....
  • School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area

    School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area
    Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent. "Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
  • Simon Xie: Jack Ma's unassuming lieutenant at Alibaba

    Simon Xie: Jack Ma's unassuming lieutenant at Alibaba
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Inside Alibaba, where co-founders are revered like rock stars, relatively few employees know about the soft-spoken executive who for years kept his same cramped office, unfashionable clothes and the self-effacing demeanor of a...
  • Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research

    Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
    A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game. Middle school,...
  • It's their homework, not yours

    It's their homework, not yours
    With school back in session, parents are breathing a collective sigh of relief. No more wet bathing suits on the bedroom floor or kids begging for snacks at 15-minute intervals. But the school year brings its own set of challenges, many of which arrive in...
  • Community wide efforts needed to combat chronic absenteeism in schools

    Killingly Superintendent Kevin Farr spent the first day of school visiting every elementary school classroom this year. He made it a point to remind the students to eat right, get plenty of rest and to come to school every day. Preaching about...
  • Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...
  • Islamic Foundation continues to serve community

    On a fenced, sprawling 11-acre campus along a nondescript stretch in the city of Sunrise lies the Islamic Foundation of South Florida, a mosque that is working hard to become a powerful force in the community. For the last 25 years, the foundation has...
  • Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location

    Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location
    A Pennsylvania appeals court has refused to hold a second hearing on Bethlehem Area School District's argument against the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School's effort to open a second location. But the charter school still faces barriers in...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...