Nothing is more important in K-12 education than the quality of a teacher. But how do we make great teachers? We could start with someone like Jane Smoot.
Zuccotti Park has been occupied by Wall Street protesters for the last four weeks, but in a sudden turn of events they will have to vacate the park tomorrow morning and will not be allowed to return with their sleeping bags, tarps, tables, or other gear.
With a purr whose volume has been likened to that of a vacuum cleaner, Smokey the Cat, a tabby from England's East Midlands, has been recognized by Guinness World Records in its 'Loudest Purr by a Domestic Cat' category.
A five pound Royal Wedding commemorative coin, marking the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, is seen at the Royal Mint in Cardiff, Wales, on March 16.