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  • 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...
  • The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem

    The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem
    “Where did my sunny, funny child go? And who’s this twitchy, anxious tweenager holing up in his bedroom?” Many a parent has asked me a variation of that question. I get it. I witnessed my own sixth-grade daughter’s confidence...
  • 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...
  • Is anxiety on your child's back-to-school school checklist?

    Is anxiety on your child's back-to-school school checklist?
    If you’ve had your child home with you for the past five years or so, you may be having some anxiety come August — the month you have to let go and take your child to school for the first time. Will it be more traumatic for you or for him?...
  • Tutors help fill educational gaps

    Tutors help fill educational gaps
    Many parents choose to hire a tutor for a child who is struggling with a portion of his or her school work. Finding the right tutor involves some research. That's because, in addition to the tutor being well versed in his or her area of expertise, he or...
  • Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes

    RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end. The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee, created during this year's...
  • Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

    Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law
    Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
  • Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School

    Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School
    Nazareth Area Middle School, which in the past was rapped by the state for poor performance, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is among 337 schools nationwide — 287 public and 50...