| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As Penn State University president, Graham Spanier would spend move-in weekend bunking in the freshman dorms, and last year he met the fate of every student who arrives a little too late: the dreaded top bunk.
"As a resident of a top bunk, I can report...
| Sep 5, 2012
Think of a routine as a kind of habit. We all know how tough it is to break a bad habit. Well, by the same token, it is also hard to break a good habit. Overall, I would suggest nurturing beneficial routines in young children. Once established, they...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Isabel Sevilla struggled in school while growing up in southeast Mexico. And after her father died, she dropped out at 15 to help support her family.
Nearly two decades later, Sevilla, 36, put the focus back on her education and was honored for her...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:27 PM
The Orange County Board of Education has named Al Mijares the new superintendent of schools.
Mijares, vice president of the Western Regional Office of the College Board, was appointed at the board of education's meeting Wednesday to complete the term...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
When the fourth period bell rang on a recent school day, Magali Ladisiao — known as Maggie by most — didn't grab lunch with friends in the quad or gossip in the halls between classes.
Instead, the 17-year-old Laguna Beach High School...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Children and staff members of a Westfield, Ind. preschool were evacuated Friday morning following a fire in the school’s electrical room.
Firefighters with the Westfield Fire Department responded to the Rainbow Child Development Preschool, located...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Aaron Bertram strode to the front of a classroom at Patti's Preschool in Huntington Beach on Friday morning and asked 10 students to sit in a circle, where they would indulge in musical activities for the next half hour.
Right before they filled their...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Yorktown Wine Festival is coming up Saturday, Oct. 6, on Riverwalk Landing by the York River waterfront.
The popular event features a tasting of almost 20 Virginia wines, artisans and entertainment by The Rhondells. Hours are noon to 6 p.m....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech at Woodbury University in Burbank on Thursday that focused on jobs, education and the economy.
While President Franklin D....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy.
While President Franklin D....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:29 AM
Remember those old Fram oil filter commercials? "You can pay me now or pay me later."
Your car isn't the only area where later is much more expensive.
As a society, we spend a lot of money on foster care, special education services, juvenile detention...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Forget about Georgia peaches, Saturday Roanoke came alive for its own peach festival.
For almost 27 years, the Northwest Child Development Center has been hosting the event. This year, it took place in Elmwood Park where volunteers served up peach...