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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...
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
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...
Thirty-five years ago, I wrote a letter to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education arguing that the teachers' organization should have an equal place on the board dais during meetings. For those of you who have not been to a board...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgElinor McLeod came from a long line of female educators, following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother who were teachers. She went on to become one of the first female principals for Washington County Public Schools and served many county...
As a parent of a ninth-grader at Glenelg High School, I am saddened and flabbergasted that the PTA is taking such a hard-line stance against student health and, indirectly, academic performance. I was equally shocked by the soda and candy machines moved...
Mitch O'Farrell is probably the only candidate running for Los Angeles City Council who can do a backward handspring, no problem. Before taking a job a decade ago as a field deputy in the office of Councilman Eric Garcetti, O'Farrell, 52, spent years as a...
Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College. This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
Monday, May 13 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts — Dance recital at The Maryland Theatre, 7:30 p.m.; Parent Guild meeting; vocal concert rehearsal, 4:30 p.m. Boonsboro Elementary — MSO Brass Quintet performance, 9 a.m. Boonsboro...
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