Sisters of Lazarus by Paula Parker
Paula K. Parker has been writing as long as she can remember. With a poet father, writer mother, and a story-teller grandmother, she has always been comfortable in the world of words.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
El Paso Times
Fort Bliss school fair set for Wednesday at Centennial Club
FORT BLISS >> The post's Child, Youth and School Services and School Liaison Services will hold their annual PK-12 Education Fair from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the Centennial Club, 11199 Sergeant Major Blvd. The event is free and open to all military families.
Mum jailed for letting 13-year-old son miss 174 days of school so she could have a lie-in
The woman let her 13-year-old attend just 31 of 205 sessions at his school in Swansea, south Wales.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler says her 40-hour dance week can...
Tough stuff: Sia's Chandelier dancer Maddie Ziegler says she trains 40 hours a week as coach Abby Lee Miller explains she pushed Maddie to home school to further her career She found global fame as the dancer in Australian singer Sia's Chandelier video, which is nominated for two awards at next month's MTV Music Awards.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Boy, 12, To Be College's Youngest Full-Time Pupil
A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
My Teen Won't Go to School
My 16-year-old daughter will not go to school. She seems to have a fear of school.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Where did the summer go?
It seems like yesterday we were lamenting the end of kindergarten and celebrating the start of summer.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Daily Beast
Dole: Gay Marriage Holding Portman BackBy Ben Jacobs
The elder Republican implied the senator from Ohio has already risked too much with social conservatives to endorse an international convention they hate.
'Wish I Was Here': Zach Braff's drab life lessons
Zach Braff's latest is sweet and thoughtful. The actor-director-writer contemplates life, death, family and pursuing one's dreams.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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.