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  • Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy

    Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy
    As public school districts in Southern California begin to implement the Common Core State Standards in the classroom, one private school in Huntington Beach can claim that it has been focusing on critical thinking — an aspect of the new educational...
  • Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools

    Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools
    City and school officials, as well as other local residents and business leaders turned out at La Cañada Elementary on Feb. 28 to participate in the annual Community Read-in, organized by the PTA. More than 25 members of the community were scheduled...
  • SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016

    SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016
    As part of a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, test-takers starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, the College Board announced Wednesday. However, an essay-writing test still will be offered, and many colleges may...
  • SAT getting major overhaul starting spring 2016

    SAT getting major overhaul starting spring 2016
    The College Board announced today that it is overhauling the SAT, starting in spring 2016. Here are some of the changes, according to the CollegeBoard.org site: * The SAT will be offered in print and in some places on computer. * The three...
  • Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story
    Police say they have not yet decided whether to recommend filing charges against a Northern California transgender teen who made up a story about being sexually assaulted and beaten in a school bathroom. The 15-year-old recanted his claim about the...
  • Artcetera

    Artcetera
    Laguna Art Museum 307 Cliff Drive (949) 494-8971 http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
  • Support (and empathy) for the kids

    Support (and empathy) for the kids
    Even now, Jennifer Friend wonders if her former classmates from sixth and seventh grades bought the stories she would spin. Growing up, she masked her family's financial instability and episodic homelessness by claiming that her phone wasn't working...
  • Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator

    Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator
    Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate

    Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate
    Probation officials are investigating how a group of third-graders caught smoking marijuana inside a school bathroom got their hands on the drug. KPIX-TV reported three third-graders were found by another student Feb. 27 smoking weed inside a Sonora...
  • TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time

    TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time
    The lessons today’s educators choose to emphasize will be the lessons that either inspire or dampen our generation's intellectual curiosity.      So when English classes started teaching FCAT prep instead of self-expression, and math classes...
  • Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust

    Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust
    Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes. They evoke even more sympathy from observers who know what they've gone through....