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  1. Hudson Culinary I students prepare fruit kabobs for an upcoming catered event.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Hudson Culinary I students Bailey Freeman, Cheyene West and Christian Morando prep food during Thursday's 3rd period. Culinary Arts instructor Casey Gerard checks in with her Culinary I students during the "Careers on Wheels" even, where the 10 students catered lunch.

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  2. East Texas schools respond to President commitment of $240 million to STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The president spoke at the White House Science Fair about the importance of STEM studies. He decided to invest in subjects that are well-needed but tend to scare some students off.

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  3. Pa. elementary teachers fight to kick boy with disabilities out of their restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | PennLive.com

    A teachers union says a special needs student at a Pittsburgh-area elementary school shouldn't be allowed to use a faculty restroom even though school officials say it's difficult for the boy to climb steps to reach a student restroom on another floor. The grievance says allowing the boy, who has physical disabilities, to use the restroom on the lower level of Park Elementary School in Munhall violates the teachers' contract.

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  4. School budget talk involves local values, more counselorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Statesboro Herald

    In deciding how much money to budget to each school, Bulloch County Board of Education officials are discussing a formula that would provide more money for counselors than the state does.

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  5. Harford school board members debate rankings of school facility needs ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Members of the Jacobs Engineering Group project team, who have been hired by the Harford County government to assess all county buildings and facilities and develop a countywide facilities master plan, presented their findings related to school system facilities to the Harford County Board of Education Monday. Not all board members, however, agreed with the team's findings, especially with the rankings of the facilities that are in the worst shape and should be targeted for extensive renovations or replacement.

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  6. Accepting applications for Horizons in MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is now taking applications for its 2015 Horizons in Medicine program, which runs from June 8 through July 17. The application deadline is April 15. This unique program offers high school students, mostly from disadvantaged or minority backgrounds, the opportunity to see firsthand the science and delivery of health care that forms the foundation of a career in medicine. Few educational initiatives have stood the test of time as well as the Horizons in Medicine program.

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  7. Threat to 'blow up' Ober Elementary leads to lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A man called Ober Elementary School, 3035 Desert Marigold Lane, and said he was going to blow it up just before 3 p.m., police said. No evidence to substantiate the threat has been found.

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  8. Provincial cuts made without consultation, says board chairRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Squamish Chief

    The February provincial budget directed B.C's 60 school districts to cut $29 million this year and another $25 million next year from "administrative services" in their budgets. Price, chair of School District 48's board of education, expressed his frustration at a recent school board meeting.

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  9. Lynchburg College Hires Sweet Briar's Equestrian DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Lynchburg College has a new director of riding for the Equestrian program, they hired Sweet Briar's director. LC's Director of Athletics, Jon Waters, says the school is thrilled to bring in someone as experienced as Wroten.

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  10. Richmond: Activists seek reform of Proposition 13 for 'fair' taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Contra Costa Times

    Activists gathered outside the Chevron refinery Thursday in a call for the oil giant to pay more taxes, part of a statewide effort to reform Proposition 13. Waving signs that read "Invest in Education, Not Corporations," about 60 protesters marched from nearby Washington Park to the gates of the refinery. The action was held to call attention to what they describe as an unfair taxation system that has caused both the city and state to lose out on "millions in revenue."

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  11. 1 in 5 Fairport families 'opt out' of Common Core testing for their kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

    Officials in the Fairport Central School District say three times as many parents have opted their children out of the controversial Common Core testing this year. The tests are administered in the spring to students in grades three-through-eight.

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  12. CASD will host Autism Walk on April 2Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Chambersburg Area School District Foundation will host its second annual Autism Walk from 9 a.m. to noon April 2 at the Edwin Sponseller Track and Field Complex at Chambersburg Area Senior High School. The goal is to support local students with autism.

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  13. Brookfield finance board approves selectmen's budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | News Times

    The Board of Finance has approved the Board of Selectmen 's budget proposal with only minor changes. The proposal, which will not raise taxes, calls for the same 2.4 percent increase in the school budget the Board of Selectmen put forth, and for an increase of less than 1 percent in the municipal budget.

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  14. Senate passes bill banning payroll deductions for union duesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    School districts would be prohibited from deducting union dues from teachers' checks under a bill approved Thursday in the Oklahoma Senate following a contentious debate in which opponents accused the measure's supporters of bashing public school teachers. Senators approved the measure 27-16 and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin just days before thousands of Oklahoma educators, parents and school administrators are scheduled to rally at the Capitol to demand more funding for classrooms and better salaries.

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  15. Some concerned over plan for librarian at GCMSRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The News-Gazette

    Concerns were expressed to the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board about its proposal to replace the high school's librarian with a library clerk. Superintendent Anthony Galindo said there are currently two certified librarians in the GCMS school district - Lynn Titus at the elementary school and Jessica Titus at the high school - with a library clerk, Torri Ferguson, at the middle school.

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  16. General Gordon sells bricks from old school wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    Bricks, wrought iron columns and granite were saved for reuse before the demolition of General Gordon elementary started in January. photo Dan Toulgoet Bricks, wrought iron columns and granite were saved for reuse before the demolition of General Gordon elementary started in January.

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  17. Chamber Chorale, book sale, bike fashion showRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The Wichita Chamber Chorale will perform Joseph Haydn's "The Creation" in English at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The concert will be at First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway, and will be followed by a reception.

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  18. Firefighters battle S. Seminole St. blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo firefighters battled a blaze Thursday afternoon at 2709 S. Seminole St. At 4:26 p.m., firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and fire visible from the rear of the house, Amarillo, Fire Department District Chief Larry Davis said. High school students walking home from school saw the fire and alerted a woman and two children inside the house, Davis said.

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  19. Treutlen Schools Get Good Accreditation ReportRead the original story

    33 min ago | Southeast Georgia Today

    March 26-- The Treutlen County school system is being recommended for another five years of accreditation by AdvanceEd and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. An accreditation team inspected the school system this week and briefed the school board Wednesday that it would make a favorable recommendation, according to School Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Conley.

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  20. Very weird articleRead the original story

    38 min ago | Big Cat Country

    I think the suntimes is hiring high school students to write their articles because ummmmm ..... this article makes no sense at all. See if you see the same things I do. Why do all articles written outside the Jacksonville area end up being so very wrong?

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