Early Childhood Education

Woodland District 50 adds mural to climbing wall

A 31-foot-long rock climbing wall installed at Woodland Intermediate School in March 2017 has a new backdrop, district officials said.<p>Woodland Middle School art teacher Kelly Eggleston, with help from adaptive physical education teacher Susan Banks and student volunteers, painted a mural along the …

Middle School

D.C. restaurant manager dies after being shot at Atlanta country club

The general manager of several restaurants in the D.C. area died Friday after being shot nearly two weeks ago at a wedding reception at an Atlanta …

Armed Robbery

Maharashtra: 19,799 children died in a year

As many as 19,799 children died in Maharashtra between April 2017 and March 2018 due to various reasons, including poor weight and respiratory …

Public Health

Center for Family Health column: Getting ready for kindergarten easy as 1, 2, 3

<b>By Colleen Goetz, PA-C</b><p>JACKSON, MI - Getting your child ready to go to kindergarten is as easy as 1, 2, 3.<p><b>One</b> - make sure you son or daughter has a …

RPGs

UP: Government School Renamed ‘Islamia Primary’, Weekly Off Given On Friday; Principal Says 95 Per Cent Students Muslim

A government-run primary school in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been renamed ‘Islamia Primary’, the <i>Times of India</i> has reported.<p>According …

Uttar Pradesh

Annabel Moorman, Adam Stoler

Annabel Jean Moorman and Adam Joseph Stoler were married July 21 at Bow Wood Farm, the home and goat farm of the bride’s parents in Lexington, Ky. Rabbi Karen Landy officiated.<p>Mrs. Stoler, 27, is a sixth-grade science teacher at William Diamond Middle School in Lexington, Mass. She graduated from …

Middle School

Myopia and hypocrisy from the Trump team on immigration

There was a time, about a century ago, when immigrants coming to the United States were demeaned for their “foreign ways,” their supposed inability …

Immigration

Leela Vosko, Robert Hamlin

Leela Wansook Vosko and Robert Tappan Hamlin III were married July 20 at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. The Rev. F. Washington Jarvis, an Episcopal priest, officiated.<p>Ms. Vosko, 29, is the manager of marketing and communications at the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association in …

University of Pennsylvania

Local Math Champion; Speed Camera Arguments; More Local News

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.<p>At Patch, we believe that some of …

Middle School

Astonishing pictures of Afghanistan from before its decades of war

On the left is a picture showing the photographer's daughter in a pleasant park. On the right is that same park 40 years later.<p>In the 60s, this …

Afghanistan

Middlesbrough primary school told it must improve by Ofsted

A Middlesbrough primary school has been criticised by the education watchdog with inspectors finding it “requires improvement”.<p>Thorntree Primary …

Education

Sesame Street is entering classrooms: a big move for Big Bird

SEATTLE — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom …

Sesame Street

Pennsylvania elementary school teacher busted for side job as Nazi-themed pro wrestler who teaches kids 'Sieg Heil' salutes

An elementary school teacher who also performs as a professional wrestler is under investigation for his act, The Blast reports.<p>Kevin Bean, 36, …

Pro Wrestling

Thousands of Georgia parents, children sit on Pre-K wait list, weeks before school starts

ATLANTA -- Thousands of Georgia kids are stuck on a waiting list to get into the state's free Pre-K program with just weeks before school is supposed …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Shock, anger and worry about stolen data being misused

Victims of Singapore's largest data breach have expressed shock and anger, saying they are concerned that their personal information could be misused …

Cybersecurity

'Mumpreneur' and 'lipstick entrepreneur' put young women off starting businesses, MPs warn

Women Mean Business banner<p>Terms like "mumpreneur" and "lipstick entrepreneur" are stopping young women from starting businesses, MPs say.<p>In a report the All Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship said that girls were being put off launching careers as science and tech entrepreneurs because …

Entrepreneurship

Man shot multiple times near Mobile elementary school

A suspect is behind bars after a man was shot multiple times Tuesday night, Mobile police said.<p>Police arrested 31-year-old Terrell Griffin Friday and …

Primary Education

Winning $49,000 Lottery Ticket Sold In Cherokee County

Four lucky winners split a $197,480 jackpot prize from the July 13 Fantasy 5 drawing.<p>BALL GROUND, GA — Four lucky winners split a $197,480 jackpot …

Pre-kindergarten

Wake County bus driver makes court appearance

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. -- A man who spent four years driving elementary school kids is now in jail.<p><b>Todd Van Nguyen's court session lasted 15 seconds</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

North Carolina

Gujarat: Teachers welcome RTE detention, experts slam

The government's amendment to RTE allowing for a child to be detained in class 5 and 8 has received a mixed response from experts across the state, …

India News

Apollo-Ridge offers pre-K free to qualifying students

A $170,000 state grant will pay for a class of 20 pre-K students, ages 3 and 4, at the Apollo-Ridge School District for the 2018-19 ...

Pre-kindergarten

Atomic Energy Recruitment 2018: 50 Teachers Posts, Application Process to go Live Today, Stay Tuned!

The application process for this recruitment is scheduled to begin today on the official website of AEES. Interested candidates must apply for the …

India News

Being a Stay-at-Home Mom Failed My Son in This 1 Major Way

When my husband and I decided that I would take a few years off from work to be a stay-at-home mom, I went into it knowing that it was the best decision for my family. The goal, of course, was that my son would have these precious years with me by his side before he went off to preschool, eager to …

Parenting

Memphis’ youngest students show reading gains on 2018 state tests — and that’s a big deal

Those working to improve early literacy rates in Shelby County Schools got a small morale boost Thursday as newly released scores show the district’s …

High School

Goddard School, a private preschool, to open in Towson

The Goddard School, a national private preschool franchise, will open a Towson location Aug. 1, according to one of its owners.<p>“We do everything we …

Education

9 metro Detroit cities need to fill education jobs: How to apply

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) is looking to hire early childhood education professionals and after school professionals at …

News (U.S.)

Reese Witherspoon Shares Sweet Throwback Photo With Children On Instagram

The cute photo was taken at Martha's Vineyard.<p>Reese Witherspoon is one proud mother and she definitely isn’t afraid to show it!<p>As her 13 million plus …

Middle School

How Much Screen Time Should Kids Really Have?

Angela C. Santomero, award-winning creator of <i>Blue's Clues</i>, <i>Super Why</i>!, and <i>Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood</i> discusses her book, <i>Preschool Clues: Raising Smart, Inspired, and Engaged Kids in a Screen-Filled World</i> and the educational philosophy behind her shows. She is joined by Anya Kamenetz, lead NPR …

Kids

Auditor general, Pittsburgh mayor call for marijuana legalization

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto joined Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale in calling Thursday for state leaders to legalize marijuana for …

Cannabis

Who's complacent? Virginia is complacent

My wife and I are the proud (and exhausted) parents of two young sons, and we live in Falls Church, Virginia. Our oldest is “two half” and will be …

Child Care