| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The homeless families speaking out against the Baltimore school system with claims that children "have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms" are finally getting some attention, but...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Monday was the first day of kindergarten for my 5-year-old, and the thrill of excitement was matched only by the autumn chill in the air. Kids of all ages, many with backpacks larger than their small bodies, swarmed outside the school, buzzing with...
| Sep 13, 2013
Re "Sacramento's prison deal," Editorial, Sept. 11
California's got a prison problem. If lawmakers hope to persuade a federal court to extend the deadline for reducing the state's prison population, they must dig deeper.
Yes, we must take some...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 PM
A phony device was found outside a preschool Friday after a bomb threat was called in earlier in the day, causing a section of Molly Pitcher Highway in Guilford Township to be closed for several hours, Pennsylvania State Police said.
The hoax threat...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A day after leaders in Sacramento reached a deal on a proposed solution to prison overcrowding, advocates in Los Angeles rallied outside the jail complex downtown to call for funds to be diverted to early childhood education rather than prisons.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Franklin Co. church serving as cooling shelter
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — In partnership with the Franklin County (Pa.) Department of Emergency Services, Grace Community Church at 17 N. Washington St. in Greencastle has opened a cooling shelter....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:05 PM
In five months, the downtown Baltimore day care attended by Celine Plachez's youngest son is slated to close, yet she's not looking for a backup. She can't stomach it.
She searched before he was born, calling about a dozen places, some of which said...
| Jun 12, 2013
Maria Elvira Giusti de Gutierrez of Calexico said she believes it is important and necessary to send all three of her children to Catholic school for the academic excellence and morals they receive.
Tuition for that excellence and those morals come at...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kane County religious leaders say they can no longer count on a full house at every worship service.
So, in an effort to draw younger members to their flock, some churches and synagogues have begun incorporating into their messages unconventional places...
| Sep 4, 2013
Tulare: Dawn Marie Woodward, 54, of Tulare died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield.
Dawn was cremated. Her memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Tulare United Church in Tulare. Pastor...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Northbrook's Little Ones Preschool is planning a move later this year to a new space at a local synagogue after operating on the North Northfield United Methodist Church's grounds for more than 40 years.
The non-denominational school is scheduled to...