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DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) — Three former elementary school PTA members have been arrested and charged with running an alleged Ponzi scheme in Southern California that defrauded more than 40 people out of millions. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City parent says he mistakenly sent out an e-mail about a book questioning the Holocaust to a PTA list instead of another group he belongs to. The New York Times reports that the Jan. 16 e-mail was sent by Michael...
A dozen parents of Highland Park grade school students voiced anger and disappointment at a board meeting Thursday night as they demanded answers and protested the involuntary transfer of three teachers to new schools next year. District...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers
The Maryland State Department of Education may have to pay back up to $540,000 in federal money intended to help the state's poorest schools after a scathing audit found that Baltimore City was one of two school districts that misspent the funds, using...
Among the expenditures by the city school system that U.S. Department of Education auditors found inappropriate: - $4,352 spent by two elementary schools for dinner cruises at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor - $2,413 spent on fried chicken, potato...
Reflecting the difficult financial environment for local nonprofits, Moraine Township recently approved the largest pool of grant money in its program's history, which will go to the largest number of recipients. Earlier this month, the township board...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Family, Preschools, Government Aid, Schools
More than 50 students and staff at Bower Elementary School shaved their heads May 16 to help cancer research. It is the school's third year in the community service project benefiting St. Baldrick's and Locks of Love. Of those participating, 55 shaved...
Tags: Medical Research
In the Southern Lehigh School Board race, with eight cross-filed candidates vying for four open seats, librarian Kathleen Parsons was top vote-getter on the Republican and Democratic ballots with all precincts reporting. Parsons had 18 percent of the...
Tags: Liberty Bell, Voting, Coopersburg, Politics, Elections
The Orange County school district announced Wednesday that it will begin screening students using metal detectors in hopes of preventing "senseless and unsafe behavior" at its 184 schools. The announcement came shortly after a Colonial High School...
This letter is in response to Stephen Musselman's opinion letter about the HCPSS Wellness Policy revisions. In his letter, Mussleman claims that the HOCO PTA's are taking a "hard lined stance against student health… ." The PTA's oppose the proposed...
Williamsport’s next classic car cruise-in is set for Friday on Potomac Street (U.S. 11). Registration begins at 5 p.m. A donation of $3 is requested. Entertainment will be provided by a disc jockey. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. An antique...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general laid out a proposal Tuesday aimed at preventing violence in schools by creating a confidential tipline for parents and students to report potentially dangerous behavior. Bill Schuette announced the...
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