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  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]

    Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]
    Andie Aloi, of Overbrook, and a rising sixth-grader at Dumbarton Middle School, recently directed an event in her community called "A Night to Celebrate the Arts in Overbrook." The evening showcased the artistic talents of children and adults, including...
  • Glastonbury School Board Praises Superintendent

    Glastonbury Renews Superintendent's Contract, Awards 4% Raise
    GLASTONBURY — The school board has renewed Superintendent Alan B. Bookman's contract for another year and awarded him a 4 percent raise. "I think that it is fair to say, when we look at all that goes into running a school system of over 6,000...
  • District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending

    District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending
    The Downers Grove public high school district is planning to hike taxes and boost spending for transportation and technology in the upcoming school year, according to budget documents. The Community High School District 99 school board approved the...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Pay raises for recent college grads far below average

    Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found. The study, released Monday, found that median earnings for recent...
  • District 113 superintendent to step down early

    District 113 superintendent to step down early
    Township School District 113 Superintendent George Fornero will retire effective June 29, 2015 -- two years ahead of the scheduled termination of his contract. At a special meeting Monday night, the District 113 school board approved the resignation and...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County
    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • Loyola High requires all students to have baseline concussion test

    Loyola High requires all students to have baseline concussion test
    At a time of increasing emphasis on figuring out ways to identify and deal with concussions among teenagers in sports competition, Loyola High School, an all-boys Catholic school in Los Angeles, has taken the unprecedented step of requiring all 1,270 of...
  • Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

    Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production
    "Through the arts, children learn … and become better people," said longtime theater director Toby Orenstein at a recent rehearsal of her Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) Summer Teen Professional Camp. She spoke during the breaks of...
  • George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board

     George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board
    Two candidates with different styles and viewpoints are vying to join the Los Angeles Unified school board, replacing longtime board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. Both of the candidates also hold different beliefs than did...