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2008-08-12 15:00:54

By Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer Albuquerque Public Schools plans to increase student proficiency by 9 percent over the next three years, under new goals approved by the school board.

2008-08-08 15:00:47

By JAMES YOO, STAFF WRITER BUTLER The school board on Thursday evening chose Essex County educator Mario D. Cardinale as the school district's new superintendent. The 53-year-old Cardinale, who heads the West Essex Regional School District, will start on or before Nov. 1.

2008-08-07 21:00:25

By HOWARD BUCK Hockinson school Superintendent Delcine Mesa-Johnson is on the way out. But not for another 11 months, under a separation settlement reached and signed by the school board last week, the details of which remain unavailable. As of Aug.

2008-08-07 06:00:37

By The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 7--RALEIGH -- The Wake County school board has demoted the suspended principal of Knightdale Elementary School. Michael S. Williams, 36, will become an assistant principal at Wakefield High School in North Raleigh.

2008-08-07 00:00:25

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com A committee of Boonville Junior High School students, parents, teachers and others will spend the upcoming school year seeking opinions about a uniform-style dress code.

2008-08-06 21:00:29

By Jimmie Covington The design for two new DeSoto County elementary schools keeps a large circular core area but converts the space to functional uses at a cost savings, planners told school board members this week.

2008-08-06 18:00:30

By JANESE HEAVIN The Columbia Board of Education could announce an interim superintendent as soon as Friday with the goal of having that person begin duties next week. The school board meets at 6 p.m. today to discuss potential candidates to replace Superintendent Phyllis Chase for one school year.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Jenel Few, Savannah Morning News, Ga. Aug. 6--Montessori Charter School organizer David Lerch will need a few more days to finish his school board assignment.

2008-08-05 15:00:52

By Linda Borg PROVIDENCE -- While Tom Brady has been busy meeting the public, former Supt. Donnie Evans has been working quietly from an office at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Emily Banks, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Aug. 5--Eau Claire students will be able to graduate with as few as 16 credits -- with approval from both public high schools' principals -- after the school board approved the change to graduation requirements Monday night.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.