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  • Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card

    Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card
    Lake County more than doubled the number of A grades for elementary and middle schools on the state's annual report card, but the district also recorded five F's compared to none last year. District spokesman Chris Patton said the drop in grades at some...
  • Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break

    Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break
    Local school summers are shorter than they used to be. With graduations just more than a month past, the 2014-15 school year is just one month away. The current instructional calendar lines up better with Advanced Placement testing and many summer college...
  • L.A. Unified asks judge to affirm settlement in molestation case

    L.A. Unified asks judge to affirm settlement in molestation case
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged he was molested by a former Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they had...
  • Drug-sniffing dogs to return to Newport Beach and Costa Mesa schools

    Drug-sniffing dogs to return to Newport Beach and Costa Mesa schools
    Dogs trained to sniff out drugs, alcohol and gunpowder will be brought back to high schools and middle schools in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa in the fall The Newport-Mesa Unified School District will spend $27,000 for the dogs to search Estancia, Costa...
  • Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

     Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
    Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
  • U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools

    (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years....
  • School wins $5,000 in Safety Hero Contest

    School wins $5,000 in Safety Hero Contest
    When BGE was looking for designs for a natural gas safety hero named "Captain Mercaptan," the company turned to elementary school students in the area to help. A design submitted by fourth-graders at St. John Catholic School, in Westminster, was a grade-...
  • Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract

    Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract
    The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board of Education will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to update the media on the status of negotiations for a new contract for its teachers. Members of the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and...
  • Janicki receives scholarship from The Goddard School

    Janicki receives scholarship from The Goddard School
    The Goddard School recently announced that Shelby Janicki, who attended The Goddard School in Eldersburg, is the recipient of its sixth annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, which is open to any senior in high school who has...
  • 33 Central Florida schools must extend school day by one hour

    33 Central Florida schools must extend school day by one hour
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must offer an extra hour of reading instruction come August because they landed on the state's list of lowest-performing schools. The 33 schools in Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties must extend...
  • Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction

    Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction
    Mundelein High School officials say an approved $21.8 million, 25-classroom annex will arm college-bound students with greater knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math. Principal Anthony Kroll said the investment was made in STEM curricula...
  • Carroll students compete in SkillsUSA competition

    Carroll County students showed off their technical skills at the annual SkillsUSA Championships during the National Leadership and Skills Conference. Nineteen students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center competed alongside students from...