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2008-08-01 03:00:29

By Monica Rodriguez POMONA - The school board has agreed to place a $235million bond measure before voters. Pomona Unified school board members voted 3-1 Thursday to place the item on the Nov. 4 ballot. Board member Andrew Wong dissented.

2008-08-01 03:00:29

By Liset Marquez UPLAND - Despite their efforts to keep it alive, officials at Pacific Christian School have elected not to reopen the tiny private institution.

2008-08-01 00:13:23

By Linda Davis

2008-07-31 21:00:32

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 31--The Beaufort County School District has scheduled the first meeting of a committee charged with recommending one calendar for all schools, even as the district continues to search for members, a district official said.

2008-07-31 18:00:41

By Andrea Osmun, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 31--CLAREMONT -- The school reinvestment committee is coming closer and closer to deciding the fate of Stevens High School.

2008-07-31 12:00:55

By Justin Vick, Independent Tribune, Concord, N.C. Jul. 30--Longtime child care advocate Anne Laukaitis is running for the Cabarrus County Board of Education, making this year's school board ballot the largest in the last decade.

2008-07-31 09:01:10

By Rachana Dixit, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va. Jul. 31--Health education is about to become more comprehensive in Charlottesville schools.

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Ann DeMatteo By Ann DeMatteo Assistant Metro Editor School officials in Hamden and North Haven are continuing their quest to root out students whose parents don't pay taxes to the town. In Hamden, parents or guardians have until Aug.

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Helen Bennett Harvey By Brian McCready Milford Bureau Chief MILFORD -- Board of Education Chairman David Hourigan, D-4, personally opposes a proposed policy requiring students to pass a Breathalyzer test before they can enter after-school social and sporting events.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.