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ReutersBy Claudia Parsons NEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) - "Quomodo dicis latine life-jacket?" quipped one of the Latin-speaking passengers on a tour boat circumnavigating Manhattan on a rainy Sunday morning in May, just after the captain's safety announcement....
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has temporarily stopped the closing of a Kansas City charter school. State education officials voted last week to pull the charter of Gordon Parks Elementary School because of the students' poor performance....
— Senate President John Cullerton's pension reform proposal would slice only about half of what he estimated it would immediately cut from the state's nearly $100 billion retirement system debt, a development that could boost chances for the rival...
The Countess de Hoernle Singers' annual spring concert over Memorial Day weekend will have a start and finish that won't have anything to do with the performance. "A Kaleidoscope of Music" will move to the Boca Raton campus of the Pine Crest School at...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — One St. Louis charter school is closing and another is at risk. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/17QrP36 ) reported that Shearwater High School announced Friday that it would close voluntarily in late June. The school...
Tags: Schools, University of Missouri , Education
There will be special meetings this week to discuss what the city commission — and the public — envisions for creating a downtown near University Drive and Sample Road. On Wednesday, city staff and members from the Urban Land Institute, a...
Unimpressed with the elementary school in her Baltimore neighborhood, Bobbi Macdonald set out to create her own. She founded the City Neighborhoods Foundation in 2003, the year her oldest daughter started kindergarten and the state of Maryland began...
Tags: Schools, Philosophy, Religion and Belief
The Montana Standard, ButteWhile advocates of school choice struck out again this year in Montana, failing to enact a bill providing tax credits or any public money for private or charter schools, they say they're not giving up. "We just have to keep working on it," said Sen....
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LEESBURG — The Rev. John Christian, above right, pastor of the Christian Worship Center, and Tamara Chaplin show some of the shoes donated to Men of Distinction's Walk a Mile in My Shoes campaign. The faith-based men's organization's project is...
Tags: Christianity, Religion and Belief
Varsity Times InsiderThere have been only two head coaches of the boys' basketball program since Palisades opened in 1961 _ Jerry Marvin and James Paleno. Paleno, the head coach since 1992, confirmed on Monday that he has resigned, citing "lack of administrative......
The Baltimore SunWhen Juwan Newman rode the bench on an undefeated Lake Clifton team that featured three high-major players, he didn’t complain. When the 6-foot-8, 215-pound power forward missed NCAA qualifying standards coming out of high school and prep school, he...
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