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2008-08-25 12:01:08

By ANDREA EGER They are concerned about the impact of overcrowding. Tulsa school board member Brian Hunt said he is concerned that the mission of Edison Preparatory School could be "compromised" if too many students from other high schools transfer there this year. Central, Hale, McLain, Rogers and Webster high schools are having to offer parents the option of transferring their child because those schools receive federal Title I funds but did not meet state and federal standards under...

2008-08-24 00:00:29

By Paul Paterra Classes open at most school districts Monday with many new programs for students, technology advances in the classrooms, and new teachers and administrators. Two districts have new superintendents -- Dr. Christine Oldham at Ligonier Valley and Dr. Denise Shipe in Yough. Greater Latrobe is looking for a replacement for outgoing Superintendent William Stavisky. Here are some highlights for the coming year: Albert Gallatin: Carl Bezjak will fill in as substitute...

2008-08-17 18:00:43

By Meadows, Robyn Manheim Central Manheim Township Penn Manor Pequea Valley Solanco Warwick Cocalico Columbia Conestoga Valley Donegal Eastern Lancaster County Elizabethtown Ephrata Hempfield Lampeter-Strasburg Lancaster Manheim Central Manheim Township Penn Manor Pequea Valley Solanco Warwick What's new: reading programs, laptops, a kindergarten center, Chinese-language classes and construction. Also, fresh faces. Consider four new superintendents, several new principals and dozens of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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