Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Emma Watson Talks College Life

Indulging her inner-fashion fanatic, Emma Watson was spotted at the Burburry Spring/Summer 2010 Show at Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground yesterday (September 22). The “Harry Potter” actress rubbed shoulders with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Liv Tyler as she peeped the latest looks from the British designer label. As for her endeavor into higher education, Emma told press that she’s meeting her challenges head on as a freshman at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. “The f Continue reading ...

MCAS scores fall shy of target

MCAS scores fall shy of target
For the first time since testing began, more than half of Massachusetts schools are out of compliance with federal achievement standards, education officials said yesterday, a finding that raises warning flags for local educators but also sparks questions about whether the national benchmarks are too high.

L.A. school district union agrees to furloughs

About 1,100 bus drivers will take six unpaid days off this fiscal year to help offset the budget shortfall. It is the first time in recent history that a district union has accepted such a concession.

In what Los Angeles school district officials hope is the first of several concessions by labor unions, bus drivers have agreed to take six unpaid days off this fiscal year, officials said Tuesday.

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