| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Reports: November leading indicators, November existing home sales, weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: AAR Corp.
Other earnings: Acutant, Brstol-Myers Squibb,, ConAgra, Darden Restaurants, KB Homes Rite-Aid, Scholastic Corp. and others.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Rotarians from the three area Rotary Clubs (Newport-Balboa, Newport Beach Sunrise and Newport-Irvine) as well as from District 5320's eClub have arranged for the purchase and delivery of nearly 2,000 summer reading books to the students at Wilson,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:58 PM
At Western Heights Middle School, a student took her turn at the front of the class figuring out a math problem on the board. She used an electronic pen, but could just as easily have used her finger to write her math solution on the electronic board.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:58 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The author of "Captain Underpants" is joining the digital age and bringing back his million-selling series after a six-year hiatus.
Scholastic Inc. announced Thursday that e-editions of two graphic novels by Dav Pilkey, "The...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Just a few steps from the office of Washington County Public Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is a conference room with two walls covered with different colored sticky notes and ideas.
“We’ve had a whole year to look at all these...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:58 AM
School lunches to become healthier, include more fruits, veggies, whole grains
WASHINGTON (AP) — Schoolchildren’s favorite lunch — the ubiquitous frozen pizza — is about to get healthier.
First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines earned more than $150,000 last year for serving on the board of one of the nation's leading educational publishing companies, a firm with more than $16 million in contracts with the school district......
| Feb 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Ramon C. Cortines has resigned from the board of publisher Scholastic Inc. Cortines, who makes $250,000 annually in his position as schools superintendent, earned an additional $150,000 last year from Scholastic,...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
L.A. schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines resigned Thursday from the board of Scholastic Inc., a position that paid him compensation worth more than $150,000 last year. Cortinesâ€™ dual role with the company and the district received scrutiny in the wake......
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Taylor Swift may not be in her Wyomissing, Pa., hometown this week, but that didn’t stop her from giving back to the residents there. Swift partnered with Scholastic Inc. to donate 6,000 librarian-chosen books to the public library of Reading, Pa.,...
| May 17, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Education in Washington County has come a long way in the past decade — in the past two or three decades, really, as the community learned it no longer was enough to count on a manufacturing job for life.
The faster you travel, the more you feel...