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  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Caldwell must demand better of Lions

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Discipline in Detroit. That is what Lions fans are expecting out of new head coach Jim Caldwell, who inherits an impressive, but under-achieving, defensive line that includes Ndamukong...
  • Packers head to camp with plenty on plate - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT With a defense streamlined by defensive coordinator Dom Capers and an offense looking for help to support star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, head coach Mike McCarthy has plenty issues to...
  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program

    Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program
    Students and teachers in Downers Grove elementary schools have reported to the school district that they are happy using iPads in class and that the devices have had a positive impact on learning. Downers Grove School District 58 officials surveyed...
  • From the courts and classrooms of the Peninsula, insight on the shaping of Virginia law

    An important, if often overlooked, General Assembly debate on legal philosophy can trace some of its roots to the classrooms of William and Mary and courtrooms across Hampton Roads. Or so it seems, listening to state Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City, in...
  • Who Decides When Beliefs Are Burdened?

    On July 3, the Supreme Court temporarily exempted Wheaton College, a Christian college, from part of regulations requiring contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. There was a furious reaction from the three female members of the court,...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Nick Saban closes SEC Media Days with his usual bang

    Alabama Coach Nick Saban helped closed the circus-like, four-day, Southeastern Media Days on Thursday with a flurry of opinions, denials and shots across the bow. He praised his new offensive coordinator, you know, the guy USC athletic director Pat Haden...