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2008-07-25 21:00:30

By Thad Komorowski When Judith Howard took over as school superintendent of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District 10 years ago, her work was cut out for her. In 1998, the school district had managed to survive a number of years in near turmoil.

2008-07-25 18:00:49

By JANESE HEAVIN What started 50 years ago as an advocacy group designed to train new board of education members, the Missouri School Boards' Association has evolved into a one-stop shop for public schools.

2008-07-25 18:00:00

By Dodie Lockwood Contributing Writer ENGLEWOOD -- On July 14, Northmont school board held a tearful meeting as they said goodbye to Superintendent Gale Mabry, who will retire at the end of July.

2008-07-25 15:00:58

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 25--BLOOMFIELD -- The school year at Dzilth-na-o-dith-hle Community School may begin with vacancies in two of the top three administrative positions.

2008-07-25 15:00:54

By Julian Emerson, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 25--Former Eau Claire school district Superintendent Bill Klaus reportedly has cleaned out his Northstar Middle School principal's office, but whether he's leaving the district remains uncertain.

2008-07-25 12:01:05

By Anna Kurth, The Daily Telegram, Superior, Wis. Jul. 24--Superior school district may eliminate class rank.

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By ANDREA EGER The controversial TAC will see a cap on enrollment, new guidelines and more student assessment. Fallout over failings at the Tulsa Academic Center may have cost Superintendent Michael Zolkoski his job, but the program he brought to town will endure with some modifications.

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By Peter Simon, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 25--Buffalo's deeply-troubled alternative school should be closed if it doesn't improve dramatically, the chancellor of the State Board of Regents said Thursday.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By Tara Hettinger, The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind. Jul. 24--HENRYVILLE -- Miles away and tucked inside The Wooded Glen Retreat Center, the New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp.

2008-07-24 18:00:52

This is the latest in a series of information packages on candidates in the upcoming primary and general election. The primary election is Aug. 26. Early voting is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Aug. 11-23, at the following locations: Supervisor of Elections Main Office, 1417-1 S.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]