Hats off to the Animal Rescue League in Birdsboro, Berks County, Penn., for their Book Buddies program. The program brings kids to the shelter to read to cats waiting for adoption. The kids, ages 6-13, get to practice their reading with… Read More ›
In Nyköping, Sweden, a debate erupted last month over the appropriateness of a “smiling vagina” mural in a junior high school. The artist, Carolina Falkholt, painted the mural on a staircase in a school populated with 13- to 15-year-old students. Well known… Read More ›
If you haven’t seen this unforgettable welcoming speech to Georgia Tech students, you must watch. And if you have seen it … enjoy it again. The speaker is GT student Nicholas S. Selby, and for this speech he deserves some… Read More ›
I worry a lot. I’m always worrying about something. I’m really good at. Worrywart for hire! Today I’m worrying about how on earth my grandkids are going to get a college education in this state. Public education, you say? University… Read More ›
You surely must have seen this by now, but in case you haven’t, it’s a must see … or listen.
Before anyone else posts this and starts teasing me about the state of education in Oklahoma, my old home state, I’m going to post it myself. This is the sign on the Sapulpa Public Schools administration building. … sigh …… Read More ›