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Though they vary in composition and mission, South Florida's diverse lineup of disabled performers have a special commonality: They shine a spotlight on the growing notion that talent is not diminished by disability. "I'm a dancer, you wouldn't expect...
Barbershop singing has remained on a short list of activities that might be enjoyed equally by teenagers and octogenarians since a revival of the turn-of-the-century music took off in the 1930s. A Naperville chapter of men's barbershop vocalists who...
The Baltimore Teacher's Union has called for the district hold off on attaching penalties to schools' performance on the the new Common Core assessments, citing insufficient professional development and resources to implement the new high-stakes...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentNILES -- Brandywine second-graders recently had the chance to show off their creativity at a “Cookies and Canvas” party at Merritt Elementary School. Youngsters were able to complete a painting in the space of two hours and even have a...
South Bend TribuneDr. Kristin Huynh is on a path that far too few of the nation's young doctors are choosing these days. That is, she's planning to practice primary care instead of a specialty. "I liked seeing babies, kids, adults, and I essentially couldn't decide which...
The Florida Senate proved its value on Tuesday by not approving SB 0862, the Parent Empowerment in Education Act — better known as the "Parent Trigger" bill. The tie vote — 20-20, the same tally as last year – effectively killed the...
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The contentious "parent trigger" bill failed again in the Florida Senate, dying Tuesday on a tie vote just as it did in 2012. The bill aimed to give parents more say in the fate of a struggling school, allowing them, by petition, to select a "turnaround"...
Old SaybrookThe Old Saybrook Board of Education has selected Jan G. Perruccio to be the new superintendent for the Old Saybrook Public Schools. Perruccio comes to Old Saybrook after 24-years as an educator, most recently serving as assistant superintendent for...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Nephrologists traditionally are brought in to care for patients who are suffering from chronic or end-stage kidney disease and approaching the need for dialysis. But two doctors at the Memorial Kidney & Hypertension Center want to intervene...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterBRAWLEY – Although Esteban Garcia only purchased one raffle ticket at the Oakley Spring Carnival, it was enough to win his son, Esteban Garcia II, a new bike. “Sometimes one is all it takes,” said Garcia, a Brawley resident with a...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterDue in part to the generosity of local business, community members and students, the campus of McKinley Elementary School received a well-deserved makeover here Saturday. The school’s beautification could not have come at a more perfect time, said...
Three newly elected board members in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 emphasized working together to improve their schools. Newcomers Ursula Sedlak and Frederick Sloneker as well as Kenneth Spero, who was re-elected, said they are excited about...
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