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  • Palm Beach County weighs closing schools

    Palm Beach County weighs closing schools
    As a growing number of classrooms sit empty, Palm Beach County is considering an option that once seemed unthinkable: shutting down schools. It's a controversial proposal that could potentially pit communities against each other, some fear. But it...
  • 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...
  • School accidentally hands out vulgar calendar to students

    School accidentally hands out vulgar calendar to students
    An Indiana mother was shocked when her 13-year-old son brought home a desk calendar from school that was filled with inappropriate content. Bonnie Wright’s son traded in points he'd received in class for good behavior to purchase the calendar from...
  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
  • PB schools developing 400 new mandatory tests

    PB schools developing 400 new mandatory tests
    Final exams will be given to Palm Beach County students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergartners. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law,...
  • York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA

    York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA
    A residential development application from Busch Properties Inc. that was denied by the York County Planning Commission on Wednesday has support from the Board of Supervisor's Chairman Donald Wiggins. Other supervisors say they need more time or that...
  • 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,...
  • Peasley Middle School gets new principal

    GLOUCESTER – Peasley Middle School's newly appointed principal Robert Parsons begins work Monday. "I am very excited to work with a wonderful group of people," Parson said last week. "There are wonderful things happening at Peasley Middle School."...
  • Nature trail the first of its kind in Mathews County

    Nature trail the first of its kind in Mathews County
    Nestled amongst some of Mathews County's most pristine natural landscape of woods, marsh and wetlands is what some are calling one of the county's best-kept secrets. For months volunteers led by seventh grade science teacher Jerry Ligon have been...
  • End of busing in Parramore raises worries of resegregation

    End of busing in Parramore raises worries of resegregation
    The buses converge on Orlando's Parramore neighborhood every school day, picking up about 500 children and spreading them among eight elementary schools as far as 5 miles away. That morning dance has been the reality for 43 years, since Orange County...
  • Schools plan more magnet programs

    Schools plan more magnet programs
    A performing arts magnet program in east Orange County, a high school world languages magnet and a zoneless school for gifted students are among Orange County school board members' priorities. And each inched closer to reality Tuesday night. The board...