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  • Announcements: Dunk tank for ALS, employment open house at OBI, Kids fishing derby and more

    Dunk tank for ALS Drs. Eric and Elizabeth Alexander will take turns in a dunk tank to support the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis organization from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at Alexander Animal Hospital, 160 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. A matching...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...
  • Free amplified phones for residents with hearing loss

    Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake &...
  • Pennsylvania allowing transfer of old GED scores

    Pennsylvanians who didn't pass the entire GED test before a new version was introduced this year won't have to start over after all. The state has developed a process for transferring passing scores earned on sections of the old General Educational...
  • Adult school graduates earn second chances

    Adult school graduates earn second chances
    Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated earlier this week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances. More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational Development certificates, known as a...
  • Adult school graduates have second chances

    Adult school graduates have second chances
    Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated last week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances. PHOTOS: 2014 Burbank Adult School graduation More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational...
  • For the record

    Richard Lester: An article in the Jan. 10 Calendar section about director Richard Lester said his hometown is Pittsburgh. Lester was born in Philadelphia. "True Detective": A review of the HBO series "True Detective" in the Jan. 10 Calendar section said...
  • New computer-only format of GED exam spurs competing tests

    The creator of the General Educational Development test, long the measure of high school equivalency for dropouts, has unveiled a revamped computer-only exam that has spurred competition from two other test providers letting students decide which format...
  • Glendale Community College celebrates grads

    Glendale Community College celebrates grads
    Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey. But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
  • Commentary: The importance of back-to-school nights

    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event. But...
  • Program offered for English learners

    I was delighted to read Liana Aghajanian's recent article informing your readers of the English-as-a-second language class offered through Glendale Community College's non-credit Continuing Education division (“It's never too late to tackle English,...
  • Eighth-grade dropout statistics released by state for first time

     
    A typically overlooked corner of the dropout problem became a little more visible Thursday when state officials for the first time released the dropout rate for eighth-graders. Statewide, about 3.5% of eighth-graders -- 17,257 in all -- left school and......