By DeNeen L. Brown DeNeen L. Brown Local enterprise reporter Email Bio Follow Wrapped in a black coat, Romechia Simms walks through a cemetery in Southern Maryland on a cold March day, tiptoeing around
Published on September 18, 2015 The fifth-grader with cornrows stepped from an elevator at Children’s National Medical Center and walked over the polished tile floor she had first crossed in a baby carrier.
The job prospects of minority applicants who alter their names or experiences reveal some discouraging truths about workplace diversity efforts. For some time now, business-school professors and HR professionals
In many ways, the Belgian capital had been expecting exactly this type of attack. “That which we feared has happened. Our country and our people have been hit by two attacks that were blind, violent and
(CNN) — Zika-infected mosquitoes aren't just causing medical problems, they're creating a theological conundrum for the Roman Catholic Church, according to priests and other experts. The church has long
Long before the Pentagon's announcement, women were already embedded in the front lines of Afghanistan. All-female Cultural Support Teams (CSTs) served a unique purpose to engage with women and children
By Jeff Guo Jeff Guo Bio Singular "they," the gender-neutral pronoun, has been named the Word of the Year by a crowd of over 200 linguists at the American Dialect Society's annual meeting in Washington,
RJ Mitte stars as Walt Jr. in the hit American TV series Breaking Bad. Like his character, RJ has cerebral palsy - a neurological condition that affects movement and coordination. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty
In 2015, Khan Academy, which pioneered free, online video tutorials and lectures that have reached millions of students around the world, sought new ways of reaching new people. It had already partnered
Here's a stark fact: Most American children spend more time consuming electronic media than they do in school. According to Common Sense Media, tweens log 4 1/2 hours of screen time a day, seven days week,
How parents, teachers, and schools can better understand young men: a conversation with Rosalind Wiseman about her new book, Masterminds and Wingmen. Before Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 book Queen Bees and
When we take turns speaking, we chime in after a culturally universal short gap. One of the greatest human skills becomes evident during conversations. It’s there, not in what we say but in what we don’t.
The brightest star at Fox News, Megyn Kelly is a newly minted role model for women who sees her gender as irrelevant, and a conservative champion who transcends politics with her skillful skewering of
When you hear about rights abuses on the Korean peninsula, the conversation usually focuses on North Korea. But lately, the North's democratic neighbor, South Korea, is also drawing international concern
Today I ran across one more xeroxed handout touting the test-taking benefits of music education, defending music as a great tool for raising test scores and making students smarter. Today I ran across