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  • An email out of the past tests time and memories

    The email was an invitation to step back in time, from someone I hadn't seen or talked to since 1965. Joe Migliore had noticed my byline on a column in our hometown paper, the Cleveland Plain Dealer. It was about the shift in racial labels —...
  • Trice: Curie basketball scandal highlights academic challenges for teen athletes

    Trice: Curie basketball scandal highlights academic challenges for teen athletes
    Curie Metro High School's fall from grace — and demise in the state tournament — was tough for Sonny Parker to watch. Parker is the father of Duke University basketball phenom Jabari Parker, and he's also a friend of Mike Oliver, Curie's...
  • Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design

    Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design
    Heard about the kindergarten building in Germany that's shaped like a giant cat? Students enter the front door/mouth as though they're being swallowed. Cute, you might say. But is that intelligent architecture? In such buildings, function and...
  • From Newtown to Hartford, Love Wins

    From Newtown to Hartford, Love Wins
    Last January, in the tear-filled weeks following the horrible attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School, we decided to donate a copy of “Roxy’s Forever Home” to all Sandy Hook students. Many of our friends donated books, which were all...
  • County health department division wins award

    The Washington County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Services was recently one of the recipients of the 2013 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related...
  • Back to school in South Florida, and concerns abound

    Back to school in South Florida, and concerns abound
    Good morning class, and welcome back! My name is Frustrated Cranky Antiquated Teacher, but that's Mr. FCAT to you. With schools reopening across South Florida on Monday, time for a quick orientation session. Be sure to raise your hands, and I'll be...
  • Chess crusade moves to capture CPS students

     Chess crusade moves to capture CPS students
    Jerry Neugarten can make you care about chess even if you don't know a pawn from a rook. "It's a wonderful battle game," he said when I met him last weekend at a citywide chess tournament for grade school kids, "the most beautiful battle game of all...
  • Newtown Doctor Running, Healing, Making Her Own Difference

    Newtown Doctor Running, Healing, Making Her Own Difference
    NEWTOWN — Last week, Dr. Laura Nowacki took me on one of her favorite runs, through the fields and along the trails next to the Governor's Horse Guard property in Newtown. It was foggy, so we couldn't see the view, which she kept assuring me was...
  • Alumni want new school to be named 'Phenix'

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ In its heyday, Hampton's all-black Phenix High School produced some of the city's best and brightest, and it regularly collected championships in football, basketball and tennis. But the school that...
  • The plight of Latin America's teachers

    It's no wonder that protesters in Brazil are holding signs reading "more education, less soccer," or that there are constant teacher strikes in Argentina, Chile, Venezuela and Mexico - Latin American schoolteachers are among the most miserably paid in the...
  • CPS secrecy fuels parental ire over school cuts

     CPS secrecy fuels parental ire over school cuts
    Just to begin to get a handle on how next year's projected budget reductions will hit individual Chicago public schools, concerned parents and staff members have to go to the website of Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education and click through to...
  • Facebook friends if they are really friends

    Last week I got a Facebook invite from someone who knew me in elementary school. I did not have the faintest idea who he is, but he knows both my brother's names and the park we played at. It's not the first time someone who I don't remember has...