| May 30, 2013
| 5:57 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten conference because the university's priests are not good partners, joking that "those damn Catholics" can't be trusted, according to a...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A recent study suggests that kindergarten teachers spend too much time teaching students skills they already know. Specifically, teachers reported spending as much as 13 days a month on counting and basic shapes, even though 95 percent of children can...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents whose children are struggling with math often view intense tutoring as the best way to help them master crucial skills, but a new study released on Monday suggests that for some kids even that is a lost cause.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Oak Crest Village resident was 80.
"He was both my teacher and...
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An expert in gifted education on Tuesday refuted previous testimony that Elgin-based School District U-46’s programs discriminated against minority students. Carolyn Callahan, a University of …...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Two weeks later and the muscles in my neck are still sore.
It wasn't my fault. She took a sharp turn right into me without looking, clipped my skis and sent me spinning. I ended up falling backward downhill and smashing the back of my head hard...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Being loved and feeling loved can help prevent a recurrence of cancer and reduce fatality rates among those battling the disease, offers a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A strong social support system can play a large role in...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....