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  • 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...
  • Robert G. Keenan Sr., teacher and deacon

    Robert G. Keenan Sr., teacher and deacon
    Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Robert...
  • Deerfield Beach to expand high school debate program

    Deerfield Beach wants kids to argue with each other more. The city plans to expand the elementary and middle school debate program it started last year at the behest of Commissioner Ben Preston. Students from five elementary schools and two middle...
  • How often are teachers absent?

    How often are teachers absent?
    When a child misses school, there's an empty desk. But when a teacher is absent, a substitute often takes over, and students can struggle. Yet teacher attendance "has received relatively little attention," according to a recent study by the Washington,...
  • Tribune analysis: State school districts relying more on substitute teachers

     Tribune analysis: State school districts relying more on substitute teachers
    Illinois schoolchildren are greeted by substitute teachers far more often than their parents were, and while there may be valid reasons for calling in these subs, some experts express concerns about students being shortchanged, a Tribune analysis has...
  • Readers speak out about iPads at Lake Minneola High

    A recent column about the school district failing to add properly and having to make an "emergency" purchase of 250 iPads for Lake Minneola High students who didn't have one sparked response from readers. Administrators at the "iPad school"...
  • June 12, 2014: Illing Middle School Students Study Genocide By Nazis

    Illing Middle School students have been studying Nazi genocide in all its horrible detail -- desperate fingernail scratches on gas chamber walls; piles of luggage and eyeglasses seized from doomed Jewish victims; hills of human ash. In their Holocaust...
  • Nelson Quiñones: Allentown School District at crossroads with Latino students, community

    For years the Allentown School District has had difficulties dealing with a high Latino student dropout rate. According to the state Department of Education, the dropout rate was 7.23 percent in the 2011-12 school year, the most recent year for which...
  • Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana

    Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana
    A Naperville middle school principal is inspiring his students to think globally and help bring education to impoverished children. After reading the book, "The Promise of a Pencil," Allan Davenport challenged kids at Crone Middle School to raise $25,...
  • Lake drifts away from textbooks, but long term transition too vague

    Hey parents, have you noticed that your students may not have as many textbooks this year? It's true — at least in some classes. Last week, a parent complained that some math students at Clermont Middle School didn't have books, and the complaint...
  • Virginia Board of Education approves local testing guidelines

    The Virginia Board of Education recently approved guidelines for local school divisions to develop tests for subjects that have been eliminated from SOL tests. During the last session, the General Assembly eliminated several tests at the elementary...