DeVos likely to advance school choice as education secretary
WASHINGTON - Charter schools and school choice are expected to be a major focus of education policy under the new Trump administration. Betsy DeVos, Trump's choice for...
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Artistic brain is topic of Neuro Night Forum
From Staff Reports “The Artistic Brain” is the topic for January's Neuro Night forum, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday. This event is held in collaboration with The Fountains at...
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Thousands of students, teachers rally in Olympia to demand action on school funding
“Constitutional duty” was the rallying call of the approximately 5,500 people gathered, demanding full K-12 funding, in keeping with the McCleary state Supreme Court decision.
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Maternal micronutrients, nurturing environment boost child development
A new study offers a recipe for parents who want smarter kids: maternal micronutrient supplements during pregnancy, early life nurturing, happy moms, and educated parents.
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Andrew Coyne: Why Kevin O'Leary wouldn't win the Tory leadership
The conventional wisdom on Kevin O'Leary's candidacy for Conservative leader, should it materialize, is that he can't win. Sure, he's glib and outrageous, a wealthy TV pitchman...
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New app, online program helps kids lose weight, get fit
The Kurbo app has kids tracking food and fitness, plus joining Skype with coaches to learn good eating habits and slim down.
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San Antonio-area schools in the running for H-E-B awards
Two area school districts and an early childhood program are finalists in H-E-B's annual Excellence in Education awards, the biggest awards ceremony for education in Texas.
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Proposal could shift more school funding to local districts
Mississippi's per-pupil education spending would remain at least the same or could even increase, but more of the cost could be shifted to local taxpayers rather than the state...
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The Latest: Shakira calls for more early childhood education
DAVOS, Switzerland - The latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos : 12:15 a.m. Shakira is suggesting an antidote for violent...
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Trump's pick for education secretary could put school vouchers back on the map
Fifteen years ago, a controversial question about America's schools dominated headlines, prompted ballot measures in various states and led wealthy philanthropists to dig deep...
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Sonar maps from MH370 search will reveal more about seafloor
CANBERRA, Australia - The deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may not have found the plane but will reveal more about how land beneath the Indian Ocean...
Turkish security forces arrest Istanbul nightclub attacker - reports
The attacker, who slaughtered dozens at a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's eve, was caught during a special operation in Esenyurt, Turkish media are reporting.
The Chicago Cubs Meet Obama At The White House
The Cubs visited Washington on Monday to celebrate their World Series win and were greeted downtown by a guy from Chicago. Just four days before he leaves office, President...
Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82
Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died. He was 82...
General Motors set to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs
DETROIT - General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday. The...
Parents infuriated after finding mold in popular baby toy
Disgusted parents are taking to social media to share what appears to be mold growing inside their children's “Sophie the Giraffe” teething toy. A pediatric dentist who...
AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs
DETROIT - General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday.
Theresa May set to confirm ‘hard Brexit' from single market in major speech
Prime Minister Theresa May will confirm the UK will leave the single market in a major speech on Tuesday.
GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes
BILLINGS, Mont. - Republicans in Congress are readying plans to roll back the reach of the Endangered Species Act after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging...
Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82
HOUSTON - Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last...