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10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Zach Braff on fatherhood and spirituality in his new movie 'Wish I Was Here'

"Wish I was Here" stars Zach Braff plays a struggling actor who must homeschool his kids, played by Joey King and Pierce Gagnon .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Family, Kids, Education

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Stony Brook cancer survivors receive college scholarships

For Rachel Ragone, school came first, and no matter how tough things got, giving up was not an option.


Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY, Education, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Fordham University, Syracuse, NY, Lymphoma

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Film School Rejects

'Wish I Was Here' Review: Numbed By Sentimentality

In spite of the Kickstarter hoopla and general hype surrounding Zach Braff 's return to feature filmmaking following a decade-long absence, Wish I Was Her e is just about the movie you'd expect.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Education, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Tribune News

7th grade vaccine requirements take effect

Lavonne Burgs gets her school required vaccinations from Public Health Nurse Elizabeth Grant, RN-BSN, at the Bartow County Health Department.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Georgia, Georgia Government, Education

Daily Herald

'Wish I Was Here' never reaches high potential

The good will, sincerity and insightfulness that marked Zach Braff's 2004 smart directorial debut "Garden State" come up short in his long-awaited follow-up, "Wish I Was Here," a generically broad and vaguely life-affirming film that constantly veers into sitcom territory even as Braff struggles to steer it to a higher level.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Education

Daily Press & Argus

Chamber awards scholarships

They will each attend college in Michigan. Hollis will pursue an interest in physical therapy with hopes of owning her own facility.


Related Topix: Education, Hartland, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Focus on Education

Two Modesto grads have joined Teach For America, committing to teach for two years in high-needs schools near New Orleans and in the Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Education, Escalon, CA, Stanislaus County, CA, Education Etc.

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Common Core battleground hits home

Long before eight states began rejecting Common Core school reforms, the sweeping new academic standards were considered enemy combatants in Lesley Hodge's Cincinnati-area home.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Butler County, OH

The York Daily Record

New private school makes fundraising push

Manuel Tellado picked up enrollment and financial aid forms at a community meeting last week for Hilda Goodling Impact Academy, a new private school in York to be run by 3Cord Inc. Tellado, 18, used to go to New Hope Academy Charter School, which has been forced to close because its charter wasn't renewed for reasons including academic performance.


Related Topix: York, PA, New Hope, PA, Education

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. Science Center caters to home-schooled kids

Even though there are more resources for parent, sometimes it's easier to learn in an interactive environment and the Maryland Science Center has programs just for kids who learn at home.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education

Thu Jul 10, 2014


The Common Core Assault on Homeschooling

Ohio is one of the many states in the U.S. that is scheduled to implement the controversial Common Core requirements next year.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Undercover: 'How Blasphemy Sounds to God'

Fincke shares von Trier's explicit, unsentimental vision. In what ostensibly is a coming-of-age story set in the tumultuous 1960s, Fincke tears away the typical wash of sepia-toned nostalgia associated with such novels.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Education, Wedding

Digital Post Production

How the NYU School of Engineering will Spend its Summer Vacation: STEM, STEM, and More STEM

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real ResearchNew York City Schools Chance... will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Deseret News

New autism-specialized charter school to open in Pleasant Grove

Future student Dallin Schmutz looks over things as Spectrum Academy, a charter school for students with high-functioning autism, gives a tour of the construction in Pleasant Grove Wednesday, July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Pleasant Grove, UT, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education, Utah County, UT, Springville, UT, Kids

The Washington Post

Forging ahead together

Johannah Willsey's first mosaic was on a trivet forged by her husband. That first creation - which would lead to a full-time family business - was the beginning of a "collaborative process," Willsey said.


Related Topix: Education

Western Star

Summer schooled

This summer my kids have no camps, no lessons, no plans, no pressure. They're chilling at home, exploring our new neighbourhood, hanging with friends.


Related Topix: Games, Board Game, Education, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will hold registrations for new students

Registration for all students entering the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools for the first time during the 2014-2015 session will be held at the school the student will attend.


Related Topix: Education, Covington, LA, Slidell, LA, 9, Social Security, Personal Finance, Chickenpox, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Leesburg teen steps up for touring musical 'Brothers of the Knight'

As your mom and dad always say: practice, practice, practice! That's how you get really good at something, and that's exactly what dancer Kaeli Ware has done for most of her 14 years.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Education, Arts, Ballet

Foster's Daily Democrat

Common Core upsets home-schooling parents

Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.


Related Topix: Education, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Family, Kids, Lawrence, KS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Psychology Today

What if School Didn't Exist? A thought experiment

They probably were the least-known Americans, unknown to anyone. Mary's parents were dead.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education, Agriculture, Science