| May 22, 2010
Local school boards are throwing their support behind a lawsuit filed Thursday that claims the California education system has been underfunded by billions for years in violation of the state Constitution.
The lawsuit represents years of work by the...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Students and staff at Disney Elementary School in Burbank were suprised to find a flock of plastic flamingos grazing in the school's newly dedicated Disney Diggers Garden Thursday morning.
The 2,500-square-foot garden was apparently "flocked" by another...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The blacktop at Washington Elementary School was transformed Friday into an explosive canvas of color as Nickelodeon artists helped students celebrate the 11th annual California Arts Day.
“I love that we just get to express ourselves and draw what...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:17 PM
In Helena Albert's new anti-bullying music video, we see her struggling to make a decision. Her friend is starting to go down a dark path and Albert doesn't know whether she should try to help or push her away.
She contemplates this decision while...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Getting kids interested in science and technology is one area the Illinois State Board of Education is hoping to improve upon in the next few years when it unveils what's expected to be rigorous new science standards with a particular focus on its...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:42 AM
A fifth grade boy was hurt by a dog at Pinewood Elementary School in west Orange County this morning, prompting school officials to temporarily cancel recess and put the school on partial lockdown.
That was lifted mid-morning after officials caught and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Hundreds of Harford County residents kicked off the holidays at Barnes & Noble, attending the 4th Annual Cultural Literacy Fair. It was sponsored by the Harford County Human Relations Commission in partnership with Harford County Public Schools and Barnes...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:17 AM
After 20 years, Catonsville's annual lighting of the town's Christmas Tree and welcoming of Santa easily qualifies as a cherished tradition for this tightly-knit community.
The Nov. 30 event was ample proof of that.
Greg Morgan, the spark plug...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Gracey Peatrowsky was on the verge of being held back in her kindergarten class at Panorama Elementary School in Santa Ana.
It was emotionally trying for her parents to decide how best to help their daughter.
Gracey struggled with not only her...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Nina Lidar, 10-year-old La Cañada resident, first place in the annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest with her work executed in colored markers that judges deemed best captured the essence of the overall theme, “Thanksgiving in the United...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach was set to run a Scholastic Book Fair recently until the school discovered a disturbance.
Scholastic Books published a children's book, "Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt," that included a...