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Do Special-Ed Students Need 'Special' Teachers? Not According to Arizona's SB 1317

“I think it’s a big mistake,” said Debra Mergner, whose son is graduating high school, partly thanks to special instruction he got for coping with …

Education

Couple with Asperger's syndrome: 'We're even more extraordinary together'

<b>Fort Lauderdale, FL (CNN) —</b> Like many couples, Nico Morales and Latoya Jolly met online. Nico sent the first message while on vacation in Guatemala with his family in December 2015. Latoya's handle was pokejolly1993, a throwback to Pokemon and her birth year. Nico liked that they were both …

Autism

How We Teach English Learners: 3 Basic Approaches

In a small room in Philadelphia's school administration building, Rosario Maribel Mendoza Lemus, 16, sits in a corner, rubbing sweaty palms on her jeans.<p>In front of her is a binder with a test she has to take before she's assigned to a new school. A counselor hovers over her shoulder, pointing to a …

The 7 Best Weight Loss Tips You’ll Ever Read

Struggling to shed weight and keep it off? We asked seven dietitians for the single most important weight loss tip they share with patients. May …

How You Can Achieve a Huge Goal in 2017

On December 31, 2014, Barbara Ortiz was at a low point. The Tucson, Arizona resident had recently been through a divorce, was overweight, and had lived her whole life with chronic asthma—all of which were taking significant tolls on her emotional and physical health.<p>While most people set smaller …

How students of color confront impostor syndrome

As a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of …

Patients of female doctors show better survival: study

1 / 3<p>Elderly people treated by female doctors in hospital had significantly better survival rates and fewer readmissions than those treated by male …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The two programs are closely matched in terms of value.<p>12:34 a.m. Today12:34 a.m. June 21, 2018<p>This man says he tried to find the son he fathered in …

15 Bad*ss American Women You Need To Know About

During the second wave of feminism in the ’60s and ’70s (look it up, kids), feminist activists grabbed onto a well-known phrase, “Behind every great …

Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. May Edward Chinn

<b>Dr. May Edward Chinn</b> is the first Black woman to graduate from Bellevue Hospital Medical College and the first woman to intern at Harlem Hospital. …

Black History

America's first female self-made millionaire was an African American woman

Our society enjoys reading “rags to riches” stories of well-known business people, entrepreneurs and corporate executives, with explanations of their …

Black History

Barack Obama Says He 'Absolutely' Faced Racism In Office

"Attitudes about my presidency among whites in northern states are very different from whites in southern states," the president said Wednesday.<p>President Barack Obama opened up about racism he faced throughout his presidency in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Wednesday.<p>“Are there folks …

Barack Obama