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  • Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy

    Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy
    As public school districts in Southern California begin to implement the Common Core State Standards in the classroom, one private school in Huntington Beach can claim that it has been focusing on critical thinking — an aspect of the new educational criteria — for 45 years.
  • Mailbag: Vouchers not best way to invest in kids

    James P. Gray's comments regarding education success are correct in that parents should participate in educational decisions regarding their children, ("Apply libertarian philosophy to education for success," Independent, Oct. 10). He is off base,...

    Earning his stripes

    Earning his stripes
    For the past seven years, the U.S. Army has selected 125 high school marching band students in the nation to play during the halftime show at the 2014 All-American Bowl. This year it's Fountain Valley High School senior Thomas Tran's turn. He was one of...

    School and jail partner to reduce footprints

    School and jail partner to reduce footprints
    Carden Conservatory in Huntington Beach and Theo Lacy Jail in Orange may seem like an odd pairing, but the two have recently come together over candy wrappers and chip bags. Through a program with TerraCycle — a company that takes non-recyclable...

    Retail Therapy: On its day, Bruxie thinks of others

    Dining with a difference: Gourmet waffle restaurant Bruxie will celebrate its third anniversary with a charity fundraiser Friday; 10% of proceeds will benefit the Independence Fund, which provides all-terrain wheelchairs to injured veterans. Area...