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  • What lessons can schools learn from magic of Disney?

    My family and I have taken several trips to Central Florida, and I must admit that our Disney vacations always leave the most memorable impressions. From the moment we arrive at Orlando International Airport, the Disney magic begins — delivering a...
  • York teacher participates in prestigious research program

    YORK — A Tabb Middle School teacher participated in an exclusive program sponsored by the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, which trains educators to integrate concepts of science, technology, engineering and math — commonly referred...
  • Jon Pelto and Ebony Murphy petition to run for governor

    Jon Pelto and Ebony Murphy petition to run for governor
    After months of careful consideration, Mansfield resident Jonathan Pelto recently made the decision to choose a running mate and then petition to be included on the ballot for the upcoming election for governor of the state of Connecticut. Pelto has...
  • Sanitizing ethnic history in classrooms

    To the editor: Thanks to Noah Remnick for his thoughtful piece on the value of ethnic studies programs in K-12 school and in colleges and universities. California needs to offer its elementary, middle and high school students opportunities to "explore...
  • District wanted arts school downtown

    When the Three City Center office building opens next year, workers will look out the back windows at a fountain and flowers in Allentown's Arts Park. The 7-year-old park is situated near what is planned to be an arts trail, taking people from...
  • My Answer: Don't shy away from teaching young people

    Q: I've been asked to teach the junior high class in our church beginning this fall, but I'm really reluctant to do it. I don't feel qualified, and anyway, that's a hard age to deal with. Would it be wrong for me to turn down this request? — P.F....
  • Bring it, zombie apocalypse! Campers learn how to defeat flesh-eating foes

    It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
  • Wilmette D39 considers 'zero period' help for struggling students

     Wilmette D39 considers 'zero period' help for struggling students
    Officials with Wilmette School District 39 are hoping to launch a pilot program at Highcrest Middle School that would provide extra instruction before the start of the school day to students struggling with some subjects. Denise Thrasher, the district's...
  • 5 School Board members draw challengers

    Broward's School Board could possibly be all-female no more. Nearly every School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. Friday marked the last day for candidates to qualify to run, with six of the board's nine seats up for...
  • Ex porn star running for Palm Beach County School Board

    Ex porn star running for Palm Beach County School Board
    A former porn star known as "Dave Pounder" plans to pound the pavement in hopes of getting elected to the Palm Beach County School Board. And yes, sex education is a major platform for this Boca Raton resident, whose real name is David Mech. "I...
  • Kids dabble in Roth's dystopian universe at Camp Divergent

    Kids dabble in Roth's dystopian universe at Camp Divergent
    NAPERVILLE — "I'm going to show you guys some cool self-defense stuff today," a muscular young man named Mike Corey tells the group of kids clumped around him on the Naper Settlement lawn one bright morning earlier this month. "Everybody has...