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  • AP courses are a good deal for students and their parents [Letter]

    AP courses are a good deal for students and their parents  [Letter]
    While I appreciate letter writer Linda Jacobs' position regarding Advanced Placement courses, for her to call them foolishness is excessive and lacks any appreciation of what the purpose of an AP course is ("AP courses don't equal education," Jan. 22)....
  • AP classes are often misused [Letter]

    AP classes are often misused [Letter]
    As a retired AP English teacher, I appreciated Liz Bowie's extensive discussion of the current misuses and abuses of the College Board's AP program ("Some parents, educators rethinking the role of AP," Jan. 18). I participated in national AP conferences...
  • Mount Assisi Academy closing at end of school year

    Mount Assisi Academy closing at end of school year
    Mount Assisi Academy in Lemont, an all-girls high school that opened in 1951, plans to close its doors at the end of the school year because of declining enrollment and climbing costs. “The economic realities facing everyone, including the Church,...
  • Chan Lowe: Guns on college campuses

    Chan Lowe: Guns on college campuses
    Journalism has a reputation for being a hard-drinking profession. Hollywood romanticized the image of the rumpled, trash-talking, booze-fueled newshound, which became ingrained in America’s psyche.   When I worked in Oklahoma, we had our share...
  • Former Sun editor named Poynter president

    Former Sun editor named Poynter president
    A former Baltimore Sun editor has been named president of the Poynter Institute, a journalism school and media strategy center with students around the world. Timothy A. Franklin, 53, who served as editor and senior vice president of the Sun between...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 2 World Wetland's Day World Mission Society Church of God and the Chesapeake Children's Museum will host activities for children, including nature walks, interactive games and projects to help children understand the importance of water...
  • UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president

    UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president
    Michael V. Drake, chancellor of the UC Irvine since 2005, was introduced Thursday as the new president of Ohio State University. Drake’s appointment was announced at a meeting of the Ohio State Board of Trustees, where he was described as the...
  • Avant-garde writer and art collector Gertrude Stein puzzled Williamsburg with 1935 visit

    Avant-garde writer and art collector Gertrude Stein puzzled Williamsburg with 1935 visit
    Few visitors have puzzled the town of Williamsburg more than the early 1900s avant-garde writer and  Modern art champion Gertrude Stein, who delivered a lecture at the College of William and Mary on Feb. 8, 1935. Flush with the international success...
  • Maryland remains No. 1 in the nation in AP

    Maryland remains No. 1 in the nation in AP
    For the eighth year in a row, Maryland is No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of graduates who have passed at least one Advanced Placement exam, according to a report released Tuesday by the College Board. The percentage of Maryland graduates in...
  • Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'

     Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'
    Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on Abraham Lincoln's...
  • Man with cerebral palsy shares his story at GCC

    Man with cerebral palsy shares his story at GCC
    A 25-year-old man born with cerebral palsy, whose first doctors predicted his abilities would keep him from talking, shared his story on Monday with students and educators at Glendale Community College about overcoming his life’s multitude of...