Science Of Young Brains Has Put More Emphasis On Early Education

Science Of Young Brains Has Put More Emphasis On Early Education

By Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS -- A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chompi ...

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Parenting Is Full Of Goodbyes

Parenting Is Full Of Goodbyes

This is the month of departure for many parents, the time of year when they brace themselves for new versions of their children getting on with life. In recent days, my encounters ...

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John G. Sperling, Founder Of University Of Phoenix, Dies At 93

John G. Sperling, Founder Of University Of Phoenix, Dies At 93

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times John G. Sperling, a poor boy from the Missouri Ozarks who survived a cruel childhood to become a college professor and a billionaire with an idea ...

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LA Schools Leader Cancels iPad Program After Records Show Ties To Vendors

LA Schools Leader Cancels iPad Program After Records Show Ties To Vendors

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy has canceled the $1 billion program to provide all students with an iPad after publ ...

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Republicans: History Classes Should Leave Out The Bad Parts

Republicans: History Classes Should Leave Out The Bad Parts

Republicans are always talking about how the government is way too involved in the American education system. So it’s completely logical that the Republican National Committee (RN ...

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National Education Poll Shows Opposition To Standards, Support For Charters

National Education Poll Shows Opposition To Standards, Support For Charters

By Theresa Harrington, Contra Costa Times Results of a national poll released Wednesday show that many Americans are opposed to the newly implemented Common Core standards, althou ...

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District Forbids Teachers From Talking About Ferguson Controversy With Students

District Forbids Teachers From Talking About Ferguson Controversy With Students

By Elisa Crouch, St. Louis Post-Dispatch EDWARDSVILLE, Mo. -- In many ways, the recent chaos in Ferguson is perfect fodder for high school discussions about the judicial system, c ...

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What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What next? That's what should concern us now. When the nightly dance of angry protesters, opportunistic criminals, and inept police clashing over the shooting of unarmed black tee ...

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Early Learning Is Key For Poor Children, Experts Say

Early Learning Is Key For Poor Children, Experts Say

By Kate Santich, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. -- For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten -- and even pre-K -- is too late to start giving them the h ...

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