In a panel, writers such as 'Locomotive' author Brian Floca discussed the surge in popularity of nonfiction illustrated books for children, which could be influenced by the nonfiction emphasis in the new Common Core standards.
MInimum wage reform is gaining steam around the country, and Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation raising it nationally to $10.10. But we need to be more ambitious. We should be raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Ford recall will include nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs that need repairs for rusting frame parts or faulty seats. One crash but no injuries are linked to the Ford recall.
An exhibit titled 'American Cool' has compiled photos of Elvis Presley, Ernest Hemingway, and Madonna, among others.
The education debate should not be over whether students spend too must time testing, but on which tests are actually useful to teachers and improving instruction. Then we need to make district, state, and federal policy decisions based on this information.
Russia's aggressive moves in Ukraine create a new East-West divide. But don't expect the tensions to usher in a new cold war. Here's why.