| Sep 15, 2014
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
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,...
| Aug 18, 2014
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."...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
District 220 is going to have difficulties finding a middle school teacher who is qualified to teach social studies and history in the Chinese language.
But that doesn't mean they won't try.
At the District 220 School Board of Education meeting, Dec. 3,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent.
"Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Arts programs are becoming more rare in public schools throughout the county. Middle School of the Arts Foundation, however, has announced an event that it hopes will help keep such programs alive locally.
The inaugural Save the Arts Gala will take...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:26 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Five failing magnet schools soon may have new themes – or no themes at all – as the Broward School District looks for ways to improve student achievement.
The School Board on Tuesday discussed a proposal to overhaul a few of the programs that...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
What could be more wholesome for students than a bag lunch packed at home? A lunch from the school cafeteria.
Researchers found that the typical lunch brought from home contained far fewer vegetables, fruit and whole grains than federal nutrition...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:12 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Hallways at the new Northampton Area Middle School will be given names with a regional nod to cement companies and products endemic to the Lehigh Valley.
"One might be 'The Atlas Hallway'," Superintendent Joe Kovalchik told school directors on Monday....