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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Four Connecticut Schools Get National Blue Ribbon Honor

    Four Connecticut Schools Get National Blue Ribbon Honor
    Four Connecticut schools were designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing the achievement gaps. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan honored 287 public and 50 private...
  • Dundalk Middle earns top prize in county 'Clean Green' initiative

    Dundalk Middle earns top prize in county 'Clean Green' initiative
    Dundalk Middle School administrators, students and staff learned at an awards ceremony Tuesday that recent litter clean-up efforts at the school netted them the grand prize — and a $4,000 environmental grant — in the first year of the county's...
  • School official's complaint claims possible risk of asbestos removal

    Saying “staff and children could be at risk,” an Ocean View School District board member has filed an official complaint with Cal/OSHA about “possible asbestos-handling violations” after learning the potentially unhealthful...
  • Students part of Be Kind to Humankind Week

    We are not avatars or emoticons, but real people. This message is stressed to students at Broward Virtual School and was the underlying theme behind its recent participation in Be Kind to Humankind Week. The worldwide initiative features a different...
  • Broward a target in same-gender class controversy

    Broward a target in same-gender class controversy
    Are same-gender classrooms, offered at six public schools in Broward County, a way to address differences in how boys and girls learn, or are they discriminatory and ineffective? The Broward school system has become embroiled in this controversy after...