| 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 13, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Imperial County Children and Families First Commission is hiring for a Full-Time PositionEarly Learning SpecialistStarting Salary-$46,785The ICCFFC is seeking a self-motivated, independent person to facilitate the Pre-K Classroom Readiness Assessment and ...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:19 AM
When Andrea Bird was laid off from her retail job last year, the single mom could no longer afford after-school activities for her son and pulled him out of karate and soccer.
While hunting for a job and trying to fight foreclosure on her home, she has...
| Dec 11, 2012
From our panel of staff contributors
The kids need a big dose of giving to others; perhaps no new gifts of toys/clothes/electronics until they donate some used ones to needy people. Sign them up to participate in a service project or...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
While parents and caregivers are struggling to understand Friday's tragic school shooting in Connecticut, they need to be ready to help children with their questions and fears, says a Purdue University child development expert.
"Don't assume that the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 2:27 AM
Brandy Parker will hug her young children a little tighter today.
The young South Bend mother stood outside of Madison Primary Center Friday afternoon waiting for her second-grader as news of the horrors from a Connecticut elementary school poured out....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:28 AM
The Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet and northern Antrim counties invites parents to join its Parent Leadership Council.
"The voice of parents is vital to building and sustaining our community's growth," said Jennifer Doumanian, parent...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Inside the Kansas City home that Jovan Belcher fled, his baby daughter wailed, his mother was in hysterics and his girlfriend was quiet. Barely breathing.
This is what the NFL linebacker left behind on Saturday in a rush of violence...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Greater Johnstown School District will launch a new tutoring initiative this academic year that will have a more focused and personalized approach to students’ needs.
“I think it is really going to provide opportunities for kids before and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Joan Schaeffer, president of Temple Israel of Greater Miami.
Q: What are your duties as president?
A: I'm the head lay leader. My duties vary quite a bit. I'...