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  • 'Culture of cheating' at Corona del Mar High, parents warn

    'Culture of cheating' at Corona del Mar High, parents warn
    The mother of a Corona del Mar High School student expelled in a grade-hacking scandal warned district officials of a widespread "culture of cheating" at the high-performing school.  Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees announced early...
  • Newport teacher held on animal cruelty charges

    Newport teacher held on animal cruelty charges
    A Newport Beach grade school teacher who bred snakes as a hobby was arrested Wednesday on animal cruelty charges after authorities discovered more than 400 ball pythons — some alive, many dead — scattered throughout his cluttered home....
  • As cold persists, so do complaints from suffering schools

    As cold persists, so do complaints from suffering schools
    The second bout of snow and freezing temperatures gave Baltimore city schools a five-day weekend (including the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday) but many said their buildings were not prepared to welcome them back. Several emails were sent to Interim...
  • Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal

    Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal
    Over the years, Corona del Mar High School has earned a reputation as one of the state's top public schools. Living in a seaside enclave of quaint old homes and cliff-top mansions, the school's students benefit from private tutors and their parents expect...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Should Arming Teachers Be Part Of School Security?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Mark Pappa: They should take the air marshal approach so the public knows they are in the school and will be used if there is a threat, and you won't know...
  • District 35 enrollment holds steady

     District 35 enrollment holds steady
    While a surge in kindergarten students this year came as a surprise, officials with Glencoe School District 35 said they anticipate overall enrollment in 2014-15 to hold steady. "We had projected 110 kindergarten students this year and we actually had...
  • Whiteboard Jungle: Parents need to be more involved in child's education

    Whiteboard Jungle: Parents need to be more involved in child's education
    Last week Hoover High had a Recruitment Night for the eighth-grade parents of Toll Middle School. About a few dozen Toll parents showed up. More than 100 Hoover students and faculty were in attendance. What’s wrong with this picture? There are...
  • USC's MPW program to close in 2016 - but students want to save it

    USC's MPW program to close in 2016 - but students want to save it
    "For us, as writers, this is what we do: Use our voices. We want to be heard," says Kelly Rudnicki. She expects to get her masters in professional writing from USC in the spring of 2015 -- and if all goes as planned, she'll be one of the program's last...
  • A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country
    WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country. In an opinion column for The Courant last...
  • Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections

    Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections
    Local school districts, state legislators and even a California governor have tried to limit teachers' job protections, among the most generous in the country. Efforts have all failed to rid public schools of ineffective teachers by making it easier to...
  • District 64 approves contract for new superintendent

    District 64 approves contract for new superintendent
    Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 approved a three-year contract for new Superintendent Laurie Heinz last week. While the decision to hire Heinz was unanimous, one school board member disagreed with her compensation package. "I'm 100 percent in...