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  • 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....
  • N.J. high school student sues her parents for tuition

    Well, that's one way to get back at your parents. A New Jersey high school honor student, who is also an athlete and a cheerleader, has sued her parents for school money after she says they kicked her out of their home when she turned 18, the Daily...
  • Common Core: Retired military leaders to urge Florida lawmakers to stick with standards (while GOP committe urges an end to implementaion)

    Common Core: Retired military leaders to urge Florida lawmakers to stick with standards (while GOP committe urges an end to implementaion)
    Two retired U.S. Army generals are to be in Tallahassee tomorrow, urging Florida's legislative leaders to stay the course on Common Core.  At a Capitol press conference, they plan to argue the new academic standards will better prepare Florida students...
  • Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story

    Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story
    A transgender student who claimed he was sexually assaulted by three boys in a campus bathroom may have recanted his allegation, but the school district's board president said Tuesday that it doesn't take away from the need to pursue a more supportive...
  • In-state tuition for undocumented students sailing through the House

    In-state tuition for undocumented students sailing through the House
    TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Will Weatherford’s priority to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students cleared its last committee stop Wednesday after students told stories of traveling into the country as small children. The bill, HB...
  • JROTC phase-out reversed

    JROTC phase-out reversed
    Emma Albers-Lopez was prepared to spend her 16th birthday this month at a meeting to fight Lincoln-Way High School District 210's decision to phase out Air Force JROTC for the foreseeable future. "It's a big part of my life and a big part of all my...
  • U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules

    As more of our children's education moves online, there are increased opportunities for abusing the collection of their personal data. Last month, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill that would help close a loophole in...
  • 'I am still in shock'

    'I am still in shock'
    Before Evan Park, 14, could give an interview, his father needed to speak with him. Time was tight and Ed Park wanted to get in a quick pep talk, so he ushered his son toward a darkened classroom. The first of three qualifying rounds for the...
  • Donation may put LEGOS in hands of 1st-graders

    Donation may put LEGOS in hands of 1st-graders
    Using LEGOs to unleash creativity in first grade classrooms may be possible by April at Churchill Elementary School in Glen Ellyn thanks to a $10,000 donation from a local family. The family wanted the money to be used to enrich the school's curriculum....
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...