Back To School http://wxpr.org en Northern Schools Fare Well By State Standards http://wxpr.org/post/northern-schools-fare-well-state-standards <p>School report cards are in, and Northwoods school districts are on track or exceeding expectations.&nbsp;</p><p>The statewide performance report ranks schools on measures like student achievement, attendance and college readiness. Schools get placed in one of five categories between "failing" and "significantly exceeding expectations."</p><p>Northland Pines schools in Eagle River was rated as "exceeding expectations". District Administrator Dr.&nbsp; Mike Richie says the numbers are positive.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:57:56 +0000 Natalie Jablonski & Ken Krall 8159 at http://wxpr.org Northern Schools Fare Well By State Standards Drivers Asked To Be Alert As School Begins http://wxpr.org/post/drivers-asked-be-alert-school-begins <P>County health departments treat the ills of the public, but they also are concerned about the safety of children to and from school.</P> <P>Public Health Nurse Rob Deede in Oneida county says while walking can be a great way for kids to get some exercise, drivers should be cautious...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....be on the lookout. Pay attention to where cars are, where pedestrians are as they're walking. Be alert that between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. you're probably going to see kids walking to school. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:02:00 +0000 Ken Krall 7310 at http://wxpr.org Drivers Asked To Be Alert As School Begins