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  • A hard road for the poor in need of cars

    A hard road for the poor in need of cars
    No car, no work. "Let's remember that California is a highway state, and having a reliable car is a key component in helping an individual find and retain a job," he said. Gilbert Perez would love to have a car. He spends two to four hours a day...
  • More monkey business in Tennesee schools?

     
    Up in Tennessee they just can't leave it alone. “It” being the state's trademark association with a debate over how man came to be – evolution or creation.     You know, the old monkey debate. The Scopes trial of the 1920s that found ...
  • D203 seeks answers after ‘significant drop’ in some test scores

     
    Naperville District 203 officials are looking for answers after a “significant drop” in test scores for black students at the district's two high schools. School …...
  • Three Elmhurst College Alumni Receive 2011 Founders Medal

     
    Educators William and Joyce Fraccaro and neurologist Richard Nyako are recognized for ‘paying it forward’ through their professional and philanthropic work Elmhurst College has awarded …...
  • 2013 Graduate School Rankings Released Today

     
    U.S.News & World Report released its annual list of top graduate schools this morning and a number of Florida programs earned a spot within the 2013 national rankings. University of Florida's School of Education, for example, ranks 34th in the country &#...
  • Roland Park Country teacher honored by national Hall of Fame

    Roland Park Country teacher honored by national Hall of Fame
    Mark Andrews, the co-founder of the National Teachers Hall of Fame, flew to Baltimore from Emporia, Kan., to honor a teacher at Roland Park Country School. But first he asked an auditorium full of students to think for a minute about a teacher who has...
  • UW, other genetic research reveal pieces of autism puzzle

    UW, other genetic research reveal pieces of autism puzzle
    As the number of children with autism has increased over the past couple of decades, so have efforts to find causes behind this neurodevelopmental disorder. Research published Wednesday provides new clues about genetic glitches that may contribute to...
  • Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught

    Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught
    Darius Riley displays the concentration of a tightrope walker as he fastens his eyes on the lined paper in front of him and grips his No. 2 yellow pencil down to its point to make his most perfect curly letters. "I would rather do it in print because...
  • Supplements for depression: What the research reveals

    Supplements for depression: What the research reveals
    Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike. That's because...
  • Newsmakers

    Steve Poynot, Senior Vice President and Team Leader for Howard Bank, has been selected for the Next Leaders in Banking inaugural roster by the Maryland Bankers Association. Poynot will be honored at the Next Leaders in Banking Awards Breakfast on Oct. 6....
  • Robots built to help autistic children

    Robots built to help autistic children
    Robots aren't known for their soft side. They build cars and defuse bombs; they don't, as a rule, make friends or deal with feelings. But a few groups of researchers around the world are working to build robots for an unusual purpose: Making emotional...