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  • Northampton Community College lands $10 million job training grant

    – A $10 million federal grant is heading to the Lehigh Valley's community colleges to help the schools better prepare the next generation of welders, health care administrators and machine-repair workers. The grant money announced Monday is part of...
  • Dual Language charter school makes case for second location

    Dual Language charter school makes case for second location
    Losing students by the week because it doesn't have enough space, the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School made another plea to the Bethlehem Area School District on Monday for permission to open a second location. Parents and representatives of...
  • District 25 to host community meetings on enrollment

    District 25 to host community meetings on enrollment
    Arlington Heights School District 25 is taking on unexpected enrollment spikes with a series of community forums. Ivy Hill Elementary School, which has seen the largest student population increases this year, will host two meetings, including on Sept....
  • Emmaus Arts Commission announces student film festival plans

    Emmaus Arts Commission announces student film festival plans
    The Emmaus Arts Commission is holding its annual Student Film Festival. Students are given 96 hours to conceptualize, shoot, edit and produce a 6-minute (maximum length) film. Organized as a school or team competition, winners receive cash and prizes...
  • Local teacher launches Common Core Rap website

    Local teacher launches Common Core Rap website
    An Orange County teacher and her family are hoping to inspire students with their Common Core Rap videos and website, designed to teach elementary school students reading skills, economics and more. CommonCoreRap.com is the brainchild of local teacher...
  • How to talk to children about the Gaza war

    How to talk to children about the Gaza war
    NEW YORK (JTA) — With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer's Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade...
  • Schools slap bright-yellow T-shirts on dress-code violators

    Schools slap bright-yellow T-shirts on dress-code violators
    Anyone walking the halls of Lee Middle School or Edgewater High School on the first day of school Monday would have had no trouble picking out the students who violated dress code. They were wearing bright-yellow T-shirts. The nontraditional approach...
  • Newport-Mesa schools give go-ahead to arts and sciences academies

    Signature Academies, which allow students to specialize in a specific subject from kindergarten through graduation, will begin to emerge at Newport-Mesa schools this year. However, officials said they have not fully vetted the idea of allowing...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students

    Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students
    HARTFORD — Addressing all the city's teachers for the first time Monday, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called on them to be "all-in" for students — to be advocates and mentors to Hartford children and teens — while promising to...
  • Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag

    Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
    HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state...