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To count down the days of her father’s deployment, my daughter and I made a calendar adorned with a whale for each day he’d be gone. She was delighted with her work, until she took in what it meant.
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Does paying ransom to terrorists and kidnappers only lead to more kidnapping? Or, is an inflexible policy unfair to the families of hostages?
Here are the first six paragraphs of a Dec. 8 article, “For Dogs, an Eight G Water Break.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A small number of students have received postponements, which the school is granting to students who felt their performance could suffer because of the decisions in the Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island cases.
Federal officials have again granted Louisiana a waiver from compliance with the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
While higher salaries can be reached relatively early in some districts, in others it can take more than three decades to get there, the National Council on Teacher Quality says.
The story of a brutal rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house has turned from a rallying cry against sexual assault on campus to the spine of a divisive political debate.
Video game competitions are taking off on campuses nationwide, with more than 10,000 students playing in the biggest college league, 4,400 more than last year.
Younger children can be more focused on the possibility of having all their Hanukkah or Christmas wishes granted than on choosing or making with others in mind.
Sixty percent of children in the United States are exposed to violence, crime or abuse on an annual basis, according to a Department of Justice report. When I was attacked last year, my son became one of them.
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Here are the first six paragraphs of a Nov. 24 article, “A Place Where Lost Luggage Gets Another Shot.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Few images of John Jay the chief justice, governor and treaty negotiator once appeared at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, but a bronze sculpture will be unveiled Monday.
Other programs with ties to Conference USA have weighed over the years whether to keep playing football, among them Tulane, Rice and Western Kentucky.
After The Washington Post raised doubts on its story of rape at the University of Virginia, Rolling Stone is weighing how to report on people who have suffered violence or trauma.