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Local Jewish families celebrate Passover
Published 04/14/2014 at 7:24 p.m.
Rabbi Ammos Chorny, of Beth Tikvah of Naples, said Passover could be compared to Thanksgiving as it is a holiday for which many people travel home to be with family and in how revered the holiday is.
State: Collier must create more than 700 exams by fall to evaluate teachers
Published 04/13/2014 at 7 p.m.
Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, classes such as music, welding and physical education will have end of course exams.
A night for smiles for special student: Prom is not many things for John John, but it is something
Published 04/13/2014 at 8 a.m.
Like so many teenage boys before him, John John Stebbins waited, not so patiently, for his prom date. But John John wasn't worrying about how the night would play out. The 15-year-old has cerebral palsy.
Giving them the last word: Golden Apple teacher uses debate as tool
Published 04/13/2014 at 6 a.m.
Shore isn't a college professor. He doesn't teach at an area high school, or even a middle school. He teaches at Pelican Marsh Elementary in North Naples.
Immokalee sixth-graders headed back to middle school
Published 04/08/2014 at 9:52 p.m.
When Immokalee sixth-graders welcome summer break this year they'll be saying farewell to their elementary schools, but not to their fifth grade classmates.
Golden Apple teacher gets students to learn with the help of Google Glass, YouTube
Published 04/06/2014 at 4:56 a.m.
Elementary science teacher Adam Winkle gets plenty of help in his classroom — from himself.
Local education officials to state: Give us time to absorb changes to new test
Published 04/04/2014 at 8 a.m.
Crying fits, nose bleeds and vomit — Brevard County teacher Patricia Crutcher has seen the physical effects that anxiety from high stakes testing can have on her students.
Win-win-win: Lee schools' program gives new teachers jobs in high need areas
Published 03/30/2014 at 6:54 p.m.
New graduates get jobs, schools and students get stability and the Lee County School District gets the inside track on promising young teachers.
Facing sub shortage, Collier schools try to make hiring easier for retired teachers
Published 03/29/2014 at 7 p.m.
The district has a shortage of guest teachers, particularly early in the school year because many guest teachers are seasonal residents, according to the district. It’s not clear exactly how many live here part-time, however, because a guest teacher need ...
Parent activist Erika Donalds to run for Collier School Board
Published 03/25/2014 at 7:06 p.m.
A parent activist and local accountant announced Tuesday she will run for Collier County School Board.
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