Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

...Sackman, an English-as-a-second-language teacher and Florida's Teacher of the Year, said the key to the district's improvement...data-driven results combined with emphasizing the teacher-student relationship."You can have data, data...

College Board: US history course not anti-American

...is taught, Parker said."It's my classroom and my state standards," Susan Baumann, a long-time AP U.S. history teacher at Richland Northeast High, told panel members. "I have the right or autonomy to decide what's covered and decide what...

Olympian Manteo Mitchell pays visit to Westmont Elementary

...the level where I am right now and to never give up."Westmont was chosen for Mitchell's visit after physical education teacher Joni Lawton entered the school in the challenge at the beginning of the year. She thought it fit into the school's goals...

Angela Pringle answers questions in community listening session

...were referred to staff members. But others asked questions about issues affecting the school system as a whole.Retired math teacher Barry Cook asked whether Pringle had a plan for improving End of Course Test scores and Advanced Placement exam pass rates...

Ironman of the Day: Lisa Goolsby

Pine Hill Middle School seventh-grade language arts teacher and girls track coach Lisa Goolsby started running when she was in the Army.

Teen charged with having survival knife on campus

...was arrested Wednesday after police discovered he had a "large survival knife" on campus.Campus police were alerted by a teacher about 6 p.m. that D'Angelo Lee, of Martinez, had the knife. Officers went to the classroom, where Lee admitted the...

Kirby: Woman's funeral features favorite Joke of the Day

...service. (It was the one about a little girl debating with her teacher about whether Jonah was swallowed by the whale. The little...finally said, 'When I get to Heaven, I will ask him.' The teacher said, What if he isn't there? The little girl replies...

Meet the 2014 AMPED Music Contest Finalists: The Vellotones, 'Lace Dress'

...the band. An experienced guitarist with a professional pedigree, he said the Vellotones allows him to be both student and teacher and try things he might not otherwise. Lace Dress, for example, is the only country song he has ever written.He said he...

Wilhelmina Murray

...Mrs. Murray, a native of Charleston, SC, retired as a teacher with Richmond County Board of Education after fifty three years...Bethel AME Church where she was a choir member and Sunday School teacher. Survivors are her son, Charles Murray and his wife, Linda...

Elizabeth Johnson

...and devoted member of the Mesena United Methodist Church where she had served as Sunday School Teacher, Willing Workers Leader, Bible School Teacher and pianist for many years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister...