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Sentinel School ZoneA recent study suggests that kindergarten teachers spend too much time teaching students skills they already know. Specifically, teachers reported spending as much as 13 days a month on counting and basic shapes, even though 95 percent of children can...
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and...
As principal of Millennia Elementary, Anne Lynaugh surveyed her campus several years ago and saw more than 700 students, but so few "gifted" youngsters that she could count them on her hands. It troubled but didn't surprise her. "I just felt we had...
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
Over the last two years, President Obama and Congress have put the country on track to reduce projected federal budget deficits by nearly $4 trillion. Yet when that process began, in early 2011, only about 12% of Americans in Gallup polls cited federal...
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts...
Johns Hopkins University's medical school fell one spot to No. 3 in the nation, while its education school rose to No. 2, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings. The medical school ranked behind those of Harvard...
Author and ESPN magazine writer Buster Olney will speak at Northern State University's commencement in May, the unversity announced Wednesday. Olney, a best-selling author, is a senior writer at ESPN the Magazine, covering baseball. The sports...
In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
Two weeks later and the muscles in my neck are still sore. It wasn't my fault. She took a sharp turn right into me without looking, clipped my skis and sent me spinning. I ended up falling backward downhill and smashing the back of my head hard...
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I've been thinking a lot about college lately. You see, one of my more time-consuming tasks is to write college recommendation letters. It's an occupational hazard from extended time in the state legislature, Congress and the governorship. But it's one...
College-bound seniors from any high school in Boyle County are eligible for the Jack Freeman Scholarship administered by the Wilderness Trace Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Louisville. Applications, available through...
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