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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.


Related Topix: Sia, Alternative, Dance Moms, Entertainment, Television, Education

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

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.


Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Education, Education Etc., UC San Diego

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Psychology Today

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.


Related Topix: Education

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Times

Where did the summer go?

It seems like yesterday we were lamenting the end of kindergarten and celebrating the start of summer.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education

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.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Barrasso, Education

'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.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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