Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:04pm
School meals for millions of children will be healthier under obesity-fighting U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards unveiled on Wednesday that double the amount of fruits and vegetables in cafeteria lunches - but won't pull French fries from the menu.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 3:44pm
After meeting privately with Gov. Corbett and Education Secretary Ron Tomalis on Monday, a bipartisan group of legislators said that they would jointly find a way to keep Chester Upland's students in the classroom while exploring long-term solutions to the district's financial plight.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 3:43pm
On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak. Next to him, classmate Brittany Levy tackled a piece about a trip to the hospital.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 3:37pm
"We need your help." That is the Clark County School District's stance. The district launched the Watch Us Grow campaign this month in conjunction with Superintendent Dwight Jones' State of the District address Jan. 5 at Chaparral High School.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 3:34pm
As Gov. Bobby Jindal pushes for “more choice” for school children and their parents in the form of charter schools and vouchers, he’s also calling for a more high-tech solution — and he’s pointing to local schools as an example of how to do it.