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  • N.Y. school drops 'God Bless the USA' from kindergarten ceremony

     
    Lee Greenwood's patriotic hit "God Bless the U.S.A." has been eliminated from a kindergarten promotion ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y. The school's principal said some of the lyrics were not appropriate for 5-year-olds to sing....
  • Principal's rejection of 'God Bless the USA' 'offends' Lee Greenwood

     
    Country singer Lee Greenwood says he's offended by a New York public school principal's decision to eliminate his song 'God Bless the USA' from a year-end kindergarten promotion ceremony. The principal said some lyrics were 'inappropriate for 5-year-olds....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California budget

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new state budget late Wednesday night, ending California's annual haggling over state spending and leaving the future of public schools in voters' hands....
  • Basketball: For once, there will be a public school winning a state title

     
    For first time since 2010, there will be a public school state champion in basketball. That's one of the outcomes from adding the new Open Division to the basketball playoffs. It removed several top private schools from Division I and......
  • St. Bonaventure loses final appeal on Area Placement

     
    The Executive Committee of the Southern Section rejected a final appeal from Ventura St. Bonaventure on Wednesday regarding sending the Seraphs into the Parochial Area for the 2014-18 releaguing cycle. The vote was 12-9. Oaks Christian also lost its...
  • St. Bonaventure must go the distance to show area placement is wrong

    St. Bonaventure must go the distance to show area placement is wrong
    Marc Groff, the principal at Ventura St. Bonaventure, will soon learn what it's like trying to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. He's facing a challenge that will require him to stay calm, take lots of deep breaths and perhaps pray for divine intervention when...
  • ABCs, 1-2-3s and swipes: News Corp. launching tablet for schools

    ABCs, 1-2-3s and swipes: News Corp. launching tablet for schools
    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is set to unveil a tablet computer for public schools on Monday at the SXSWedu education technology conference in Austin, Texas, Bloomberg reports. The $299, 10-inch tablet is the brainchild of Amplify, News Corp.'s...
  • Mexico's President Calderon to make first official trip to Cuba

     
    Mexico's conservative President Felipe Calderon will make his first official visit to Cuba next week, a long-delayed effort to improve relations between the two governments....
  • Jerry Brown tries new line of attack against rival tax measures

     
    Backers of Gov. Jerry Brown's measure to raise upper-income and sales taxes have found a new line of attack against rival tax-initiative proposals: Those other measures, they say, do nothing to help the state's $9.2-billion deficit....
  • Trinity League proposal shows divide over transfer rules

     
    The Trinity League on Thursday presented a proposal to the Southern Section Council to remove all references to "athletically motivated transfers" from section rules, and the idea produced some animated discussion and disagreement among administrators and...
  • Poor teaching standards keep students behind on civil rights [Blowback]

     
    For too many students, their civil rights knowledge boils down to two people plus four words: Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and "I have a dream."...