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Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.
Mason Zisette, 16, of Manhattan Beach, a high school junior died after he stood up in a double-decker bus at it traveled down a San Diego highway and was struck by an overpass.
The Common Core standards were not on the formal agenda during a three-day meeting of the National Governors Association that ended Sunday, relegated to hallway discussions and closed-door meetings among governors and their staffs.
At issue is a provision in a 2008 human trafficking law that puts the fate of young immigrants from countries that don't border the United States in the hands of immigration judges.
Two key lawmakers say President Barack Obama can alleviate a growing humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of child immigrants without waiting for Congress to act.
California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
Eduardo Chavez logs and bags evidence, including nearly $1,200 in cash during a warrant search of the home of a suspect.
This year's Summer Reading Challenge has a 'mythical maze' theme and encourages kids to collect stickers as they take on the task of reading six books during the holidays.
DEAR ANNIE: My friend "Horace" is 75. He spends a lot of time with "Loretta," a childhood friend who is experiencing some dementia.
The Los Angeles Times reports that officials in this modest, blue collar city began talking with the Salvation Army and federal officials about the shelter a few weeks ago.
A New Jersey man has been convicted of killing a 6-year-old boy who was trying to protect his sister from a sexual assault.
She's just graduated from Ballou Senior High school in Southeast Washington. She's gentle and quiet but she notices a lot.
The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.
The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.
The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 03:22 am
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