Two Vista Schools set to open

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Campuses were designed using same set of plans By Matthew T. Hall Staff Writer San Diego Union Tribune   Vista—Seventy-five years after Herbert Hoover called for a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage, the Vista Unified School District is headed for similar promises of prosperity. The district will open its two newest schools next week with a ...


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Classroom Microphones

Byline: Sherry Joe Crosby Staff Writer At Fenton Avenue Charter School in Lake View Terrace, teachers rarely complain of sore throats, laryngitis or other maladies that come from talking for several hours a day. That's because each of them uses a microphone, a tool they say eases the strain on their voices while allowing children to hear their every ...

Voice Test: Teachers and others who talk for a living can take steps to protect their vocal chords

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Schoolteachers — much like professional singers — can take steps to protect their vocal cords. Ann De Lacy took voice lessons in college, sang in her church choir and could easily, unlike most Americans, belt out the national anthem. But these days you won't find her singing so much as "Jingle Bells" to her grandkids. The problem ...

More Teachers Using Amplifiers In Class

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JOHN COLLIER/Detroit Free Press Karen Riley uses a microphone and amplifier as she teaches her first-grade class at Martell Elementary School in Troy. More teachers using amplifiers in class In Oakland County, kids get help focusing on what's being said May 12, 2000 BY LORI HIGGINS FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER You can't escape Suzy Glover's voice, whether you're sitting directly in ...

Bad Sound Top Issue At Hearing

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The Owings Mills Times October 25, 2007 Bad sound top issue at hearing PTA Council bulks at Hairton’s response By: Mike Fila Making it easier for students to hear headlines a county PTA convocation Oct. 25th at New Town High school, showing the issue is still top priority for local education interest groups. As Baltimore County continues the ...