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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 .
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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.
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.
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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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
What if School Didn't Exist? A thought experiment
They probably were the least-known Americans, unknown to anyone. Mary's parents were dead.