South Butler schools’ need for metal detectors is clear
It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention.
1/18/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
We did it! County cut 2018 drug overdose deaths in half
Exactly one month ago, on Dec.
1/17/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Study: school-age earlybirds might do better sleeping in
Teachers might often feel as if they practicing osmosis in the mornings, attempting to get sleepy students to pay attention and engage in the classroom.
1/16/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Technology brings school to students on snow days
Technology is a marvelous thing. One example, featured in today’s special section on education, is the use of flexible instructional days, or FIDs for short.
1/15/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Why jump to new issues with old ones unresolved?
Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon
1/14/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Mars smooths its wrinkles with special-ed compliance
A year after it was found to be out of compliance with state rules in a number of areas, the Mars School District’s special education programs appear to have made great progress.
1/12/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Amazon founders’ divorcewill have profound impact
Fascination leaps like California wildfire over the just-disclosed divorce that’s pending between Amazon co-founders Jeff Bezos and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie.
1/11/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
New program encourages kids to support each other
Local schools operate programs to provide clothing to less fortunate students.
1/10/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Don’t cram too many issues into immigration-wall deal
It was a rare treat and a privilege for the Butler Eagle to host a visit from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday morning at the Eagle’s offices on Diamond Square.
1/9/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Another Turnpike toll hike raises safety risk on Pa. 422
We’re having a hard time sympathizing with either of the two major explanations — excuses, really — as to why the Pennsylvania Turnpike keeps raising tolls with such stunning...
1/8/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Clean Slate Law will benefit us all if applied judiciously
It has been said that it’s never too late for a second chance. Gov.