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Education secretary Arne Duncan: headmaster of US school reform


postedPublished:Mon, 30 Aug 2010 11:06:43 -0700 
Growing up in Chicago, Arne Duncan learned early that education was a stark dividing line â sometimes literally between life and death....

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Veteran Bloomfield Educator Is Teacher Of The Year


postedPublished:Tue, 31 Aug 2010 03:06:45 -0700 
Jil Robinson, a special education teacher who has taught in every one of the townls schools over a career spanning more than three decades, has been named the districts teacher of the year for 2010-11....

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Cutler touts reforms for education


postedPublished:Mon, 30 Aug 2010 21:36:02 -0700 
WATERVILLE -- Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler said Monday he would lengthen the school year, allow charter schools, tie teacher pay to student performance and merge the university and community college systems to improve education in Maine....

Cutler emphasizes education at Waterville Rotary


postedPublished:Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:11:02 -0700 
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler told the Waterville Rotary today that he would lengthen the school year, allow charter schools, tie teacher pay to student performance and merge the university and community college systems to improve education in Maine....

Attorney, professor to run for school board District 5


postedPublished:Tue, 31 Aug 2010 05:52:59 -0700 
As an adjunct professor at Prince Georges Community College and Bowie State University, attorney Sharon Theodore-Lewis has seen a lack of proficiency in basic skills from incoming high school students, a problem she said spurred her run for the county Board of Education District 5 seat....

Retired professor, activist Joseph McMillan dies at 80


postedPublished:Tue, 31 Aug 2010 04:34:37 -0700 
Joseph H. McMillan, a retired University of Louisville professor of education and civil rights activist, died Sunday at his Louisville home, the university said....

Angela Faherty Sworn in as Maines Education Commissioner


postedPublished:Tue, 31 Aug 2010 07:33:55 -0700 
Maines Education Commissioner has made it official. Tuesday, Governor Baldacci swore in Angela Faherty, whos been Deputy Commissioner of Education for nearly four years. She took over as an interim when Susan Gendron left the post in May. Baldacci says Faherty has been instrumental in developin . . ....

Student teacher gains experience assisting PHS, junior high choirs


postedPublished:Mon, 30 Aug 2010 09:43:16 -0700 
Wayland Baptist University senior Joel Duarte has only a few months to prepare for one of lifes biggest changes - transitioning from a full-time college student to a working adult. But unlike some st...

District 30 Candidates


postedPublished:Tue, 31 Aug 2010 08:52:47 -0700 
Party: Democratic. Age: 63. Occupation: County recreation and parks administrator. Education: Temple University. Residence: Annapolis....

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