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  • COLLEGE: Milestones, records and late-game heroics

     
    There’s a lot going on at Muhlenberg these days. Alex Chili now is the women’s program’s all-time leading scorer. The senior guard scored 28 points in a win Saturday over McDaniel. She now has 1,695 points, passing Felicia Perryman with....
  • Lake Forest High school student struck and killed by Metra train

     
    The principal at Lake Forest High School released a statement expressing sorrow over the death a student killed when he was struck by a Metra …...
  • California community college board endorses sweeping reforms

     
    The governing board of California’s community colleges on Monday approved reforms intended to streamline the path to graduation and transfer for thousands of students. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors endorsed the policies at a...
  • School board moves to change policy on students driving students

     
    The Orange County School Board on Tuesday pushed ahead a policy change that would eliminate a prohibition on students driving other students to school activities.  When the school district doesn't provide transportation, parents are responsible for...
  • School grading: Lots of changes coming

     
    Florida's 13-year-old school grading system is about to get an overhaul that will likely make it tougher for public schools to earn good marks on the annual A-to-F school report card. Since it started grading schools in 1999, the state has raised the...
  • Carbon monoxide leak sickens 42 midshipmen on Long Island

     
    A weekend leak of carbon monoxide has led to 42 students at the Merchant Marine Academy on Long Island being sent to hospitals for treatment, the type of mishap that causes about 20,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms each year....
  • Report: Poconos Charter School Violated State Law.

     
    Here's One We Missed ... ... it's a bit of yeoman's work from our Mothership colleague Steve Esack: "A Monroe County charter school has violated the state charter school law by having "improper entanglements" with a church run by the......
  • PSEA Boss: School Funding Picture Getting Worse.

     
    Though It Is Pretty Much ... ... something you would expect him to say, we nonetheless pass along this statement from Pennsylvania Education Association President Mike Crossey, who uses the building crisis in the Chester-Upland School District to...
  • Downers Grove OKs closing part of Prince Street

     
    A section of Prince Street adjacent to Downers Grove North High School will soon be closed to traffic after the Downers Grove Village Council voted …...
  • Fitness center strikes a chord with middle schoolers

     
    A teacher’s lounge turned fitness center has made its debut at South Middle School and students are taking to the concept, teachers and administrators said. …...
  • D207 drops class rank (again)

     
    Following months of discussion, the Maine Township High School District 207 school board voted 5-2 on Monday to eliminate class rank in 2013. The board …...