Angry mom stands up to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IJReview) The Common Core testing standards, not passed through state legislatures and forced upon schoolchildren without parental consultation or consent, are obviously a subject of much debate. An more…

Girl Scouts started out with duty to God

by Bill Federer -- Juliette Low began the Girls Scouts, March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia. Chronic ear infections as a child made one ear deaf. A grain of rice thrown at more…

1st photos from new island in Pacific

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The first photographs have emerged of a newly formed volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean after three men climbed to the peak of the land mass more…

NAACP fights schools over non-English speakers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) WASHINGTON – A plan that would dedicate two public high schools in suburban Washington to immigrants and second-generation students struggling with English is pitting black and more…

Harried parents embrace Uber to shuttle kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Suvita Melehy, who practices law in Silver Spring, Md., has mastered the art of moving her kids around, using a combination of carpooling, trading favors, reducing more…

Students use bats, brass knuckles in racial brawl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWYORK) — Police on Long Island are investigating after high school students brawled with one another using baseball bats and brass knuckles following a lunchroom dispute. A family more…

Have scientists found the elixir of youth?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — An elixir of youth could be on the horizon after scientists identified a new class of drugs that dramatically slow the ageing process. The new medicines, more…