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The Separate, Unequal Education of Students With Special Needs

Georgia’s system to teach children with disabilities falls vastly short of its promise.<p>ATLANTA—Brent Agnew remembers feeling a sense of relief when he left the meeting called to discuss his 6-year-old son Caleb’s anxiety attacks.<p>As he and his wife, Jennifer, walked into the parking lot outside the …

Education

Praising Your Child Doesn't Help Them Succeed If You Do It Wrong

There are many ways well-meaning parents undermine their kids when they try to be encouraging.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a parent what do you want for your children? Having a roof over their heads and food on the table are obvious places to start. Providing them …

Without morals, we are nothing

If, as a nation, we could create employment and wealth by legalising murder, would we do it?<p>If we could build a whole new industry where hitmen and …

DeVos hangs in balance before tight Senate vote

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vice President Mike Pence cast a historic tie-breaking vote Tuesday to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next education secretary after the Senate was evenly divided over the controversial pick.<p>The 51-50 vote ends Trump's toughest confirmation battle yet. Senate Democrats debated …

Donald Trump

Teacher Invents Genius Chair to Help Kids With Sensory-Processing Issues

For children who have any sort of sensory issue, sitting still in a classroom and processing everything going on around them can be extremely difficult. To alleviate some of these difficulties her students with autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, and sensory processing disorders may have been …

Support the ObamaCare Replacement Act, S. 222

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to support the ObamaCare Replacement Act, S. 222, …

Health Care

Georgia students showed up late to school and blamed the Falcons

The worst part about your team losing a heartbreaking game is getting up in the morning and remembering it actually happened. That feeling was …

NFL

Why Congress Is Right to Undo Obama-Era Education Rules

Last week, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce took an important step toward rescinding some of the most burdensome regulations levied …

Education

Almost two-thirds of children worry 'all the time'

<b>At nine, Tom was so worried about not being able to do his class work that he kept running out of the school gates.</b><p>More than once he tried to escape out of a first-floor window, convinced his teacher was criticising him.<p>He is not alone - research among 700 children aged 10 and 11 for the …

PC Gaming

Ommegang’s Newest GAME OF THRONES Beer Will Make You Declare Your House Loyalty

Whether you swear loyalty to the Starks, or you serve the Lannisters of Casterly Rock, or even if you’ve been secretly hoping that a Targaryen will …

Screen time is becoming an epidemic for kids (and everyone). Here’s a way out

Driving behind a school bus one recent winter afternoon, I watched a boy of about 10 get off the bus and cross the street to go home. What stood out …

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

President Trump's executive actions: The complete list so far

WASHINGTON — In just his first 10 days on the job, President Trump has already signed two proclamations, seven executive orders and seven presidential memoranda. He's invented a new form of presidential directive — the national security presidential memorandum — and signed three of those.<p>And his …

Immigration

Can Vouchers Save Failing Schools?

The Obama administration invested $7 billion in a school-improvement initiative that didn’t work. Is there a successful replacement?<p>As the Obama administration came to a close, it quietly released a study finding that its biggest education initiative—a $7 billion program to dramatically improve the …

Comments vs Compliments – a mini lesson

Last week I had the pleasure of running a lab site in an Enumclaw 5th Grade class as part of my work with the district over the past couple of years. …

Teaching

How Trump Could Shrink the Government (While Still Keeping the Good Stuff)

Call it limited-government liberalism, or compassionate conservatism, Washington could ink a new contract with Americans. Is the new president bold enough to try?<p><b>Donald Trump’s political brand is about fighting</b> and winning, and he has promised to fight and win a war on big government. As a …

Mississippi River

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently estimated that 15m jobs in the UK were threatened by automation. Technology is reaching such levels of sophistication that it is capable not only of …

Teaching

Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

Parenting