New Zealand comedians are once again putting their jokes on the line for charity. The sixth-annual The Good Guys is a one-night comedic showcase in aid of children’s charity SpinningTop
Amanda Moreno, Ph.D. is a researcher for early learning as well as being a mother of a 5-year-old herself. The recently shared some of her profession views on the state of kindergarten classrooms and educators. In her recent blog she addressed the growing concern of parents regarding their young children already showing […]
Should we condemn students to mediocrity just to avoid the risk that they will fail a tougher challenge? That’s what American public schools tend to do, argues Mary Catherine Swanson
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X His account of his evolution from Malcolm Little, criminal, to Malcolm X, charismatic black militant leader, appeared shortly after his assassination. At once an unsparing confession and spiritual quest, the book tells a haunting tale of racial persecution and rebirth
The man who founded and ran the online sports gambling operation BetOnSports pleaded guilty and agreed to forfeit more than $43 million in proceeds, prosecutors announced Friday. Now, I know that’s a strong opening statement, but consider this: The government decides where your kids go to school; what curriculum they’ll study; and even develops long-term educational plans just like the Communists devised five-year plans.
Our educational system is essentially a Soviet-style government-run monopoly that could only be loved by the likes of Lenin and Stalin. Now, I know that’s a strong opening statement, but consider this: The government decides where your kids go to school; what curriculum they’ll study; and even develops long-term educational plans just like the Communists devised five-year plans. This kind of “one-size-fits-all” approach really punishes kids.
The body of accused triple killer and University of Georgia professor George Zinkhan could be headed to a pauper’s grave if the family doesn’t claim his remains in the next day, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Friday. Almost a week after authorities found Zinkhan’s body in a self-dug shallow grave, no one has stepped forward to claim his remains, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said. It is the family’s responsibility to tell the coroner how they want the body handled.
Authorities in Ecuador said they have captured a top guerrilla leader belonging to the Marxist FARC group from neighboring Colombia, news outlets reported Wednesday. “Suddenly there were police standing in front of me and told us to run outside quickly,” Luisa Santonastaso, 16, said. “At first we didn’t know what to do.