| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Andree W. Williams, a former Roland Park Country School educator and a gardener, died Jan. 30 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 89.
Andree Louise Wood was born and raised in Fort Thomas, Ky., where she graduated...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:28 PM
In today's modern world, books aren't the only tool for teaching kids how to read.
"American kids have access to amazing technology, when it comes to education and learning how to read," said Isabelle Duston, a Lynchburg resident and entrepreneur....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Edward V.C. Nicol, a retired Social Security Administration public affairs representative who earned the name of "Mr. Meals on Wheels" for his more than three decades of volunteer work, died Jan. 13 of pneumonia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The lineup of must-see videos for the high school class on public speaking was notable: Hitler, Martin Luther King Jr., Mussolini, President Obama — and A.J. Duffy, the former president of the L.A. teachers union and also the instructor.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:02 AM
Diego is a 7-year-old boy with Down syndrome whose parents wish for him to get what most want for their children: the best education possible.
But determining what is the best education for Diego has become an issue of contention between El Centro...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word.
American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Every summer, millions of Americans repeat again and again a word that has its roots in Taino, the Caribbean language spoken by the people Christopher Columbus met when he first landed in the Americas.
Spanish speakers brought the word into their...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This website eliminates foreign-language barriers so you can find travel inspiration even at the hyper-local level.
What it does: Translates into English fresh, quality content from locals blogging in their native languages....
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
SOCIAL SERVICE AWARDS
American Legion School Citizenship Awards: Brynn Flakus and Stetson Heirigs.
Brown County Teen Court participants: Kaitlyn Bristlin, Michael Buchanan, Alex Grandbois, Brianna Haugen, Amanda Mages, Cassandra Poitra, Shelby...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The Berlin FFA Chapter has eight Keystone Degree recipients who will receive their honors at the Pa. Farm Show in Harrisburg in January.
Dan Miller is the adviser for the Berlin FFA Chapter at Berlin Brothersvalley High School. The eight students...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Among the 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by German industrialist Oskar Schindler was an emaciated 13-year-old boy named Leon Leyson, who had to stand on a box to reach the machinery in the Krakow factory where Schindler sheltered him and his family....