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  • Poquoson SOL pass rates top state averages, except in eighth-grade math

    Poquoson students' Standards of Learning pass rates were better than the statewide averages for the most part. However, students taking the SOL for eighth grade mathematics did not have pass rates as high as the statewide average. "Middle school math is...
  • Broward magnet schools show sparkle, though not all

    Broward County's best magnet schools are a hit, attracting waiting lists of students attracted to specialized areas of focus, high standards and close involvement with business and community groups. But there are trouble spots, too, starting with five...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    The Highmark Foundation recently awarded schools in Central Pennsylvania $48,500 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants for innovative, healthy programs that begin in September, when local students head back to schools. The Salisbury Middle...
  • Broward College remedial enrollment plummets

    Broward College remedial enrollment plummets
    The number of students taking remedial classes at Broward College has dropped by half in the past year, but that doesn't mean they're suddenly better prepared. A new state law, effective this fall semester, allows students who have graduated from a...
  • Letter: Later start times would be a benefit

    The issue of attending middle schools and high schools at 8:30 a.m. was raised to Glendale Unified school board members. Glendale resident Alfred Hacopian states that students are in need of this extra half-hour of sleep. He also stated that students&...
  • Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy

    Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy
    Americans are in debt. You hear it any time you watch CBS or Fox. You read about it whenever you open the newspaper or your Internet browser. It's a consistent topic of conversation. Debt comes in a variety of ways: credit cards, student loans, mortgage...
  • Bloomfield Students Continue To Improve On Test Scores

    BLOOMFIELD— Bloomfield public school students continued a three-year upward trend in many aspects of the Connecticut Mastery and Connecticut Academic Performance tests in 2014. District officials were especially pleased with gains made since 2011...
  • Elmhurst cube clusters showcase talents of local artists

    Elmhurst cube clusters showcase talents of local artists
    Been tempted to sit down on one of the colorful boxes scattered around downtown Elmhurst? Go right ahead. They may look like public art, but you're welcome to take a seat. "We went a couple of years without any public art, and we really missed it,"...
  • Florida Virtual School hires away respected Orange County area superintendent

    Florida Virtual School hires away respected Orange County area superintendent
    Former Orange County schools superintendent Ron Blocker has hired away respected area superintendent Bill Gordon to help run Florida Virtual School. Gordon will be the chief operating officer of the school, which offers free elementary, middle and...
  • Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]

    Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]
    In his recent commentary, "Chronic absences plague Baltimore" (Sept. 5), Jonathon Rondeau zeros in on a problem that has vexed principals and teachers alike — chronic school absences. The numbers put forth by Mr. Rondeau are staggering with...
  • 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...