Teacher wears same outfit for 40 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DALLAS MORNING NEWS) — After a good long career in education, Dale Irby has retired. And so have his groovy shirt and sweater vest. In every school picture more…

Newtown seeks reprieve from public spotlight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The chief executive of Newtown, Conn., is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events for the town as it more…

Judge: Yoga in schools not religion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) SAN DIEGO - A San Diego Superior Court judge rejected a claim Monday by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in more…

Christian college: No Obamacare here

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Leslie Fain When the new Health and Human Services abortifacient mandate deadline passes in 2014, Belmont Abbey College will not be accepting or participating in anything contrary more…

Government plan assigns nanny to every child

by Gina Loudon -- A new proposal that government officials in Scotland intend to use to address the nation's child-abuse cases would assign a federally designated nanny to every child in the more…

Federal student-loan rate doubles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The interest rate on a key federal student loan doubled Monday, as expected, but it is unclear whether Congress will allow the increase to stand before more…

Camera in every class a good or bad idea?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DIGITALTRENDS) — Bill Gates wants a video camera in every classroom in America. After partnering with Measures of Effective Teaching, observing 3,000 willing teachers, and spending millions of more…

Teen's flashlight a bright idea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Victoria Times-Colonist) St. Michaels University School student Ann Makosinski has been named one of 15 finalists in Google’s global science fair for a project that created a flashlight more…