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Teachers Deserve Parents' Patience and Respect Dec. 05, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am a teacher in a small town in New England. When I began my job, I thought it was the... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Oct. 06, 2019

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Parents Want Sister to Gain Weight Sep. 26, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My older sister, 17, is now 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs a little less than 100 pou... Read More

When Winning Isn't Everything, Fun, Trust and Cooperation Really Score Sep. 17, 2019

Energy Express

I opened an email the other day that whipped me right back to the '70s, when New Games were first in... Read More

Better Schools Sep. 11, 2019

John Stossel

With most services, you get to shop around, but rarely can you do that with government-run schools. ... Read More

My Teacher Is Boring Jun. 13, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I don't like my English teacher. She is very boring, too strict and gives too much "bus... Read More

Ousting Bad Teacher Helps Students May. 16, 2019

At Work

Q: I'm an English literature teacher who also independently tutors students from the other small, lo... Read More

A Serious Education Gap on Climate Change Is Rooted in Politics, Not Science Apr. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

Much like sex education and evolution, the teaching of climate change is the latest topic backed by ... Read More

Leadership -- Not Money -- Is the Answer Mar. 27, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, one of the news programs detailed a school in Kansas City that had swimming pools... Read More

Arming Teachers Remains a Terrible Idea Mar. 19, 2019

Daily Editorials

The notion of arming public school teachers has come around again, from some of the usual suspects i... Read More

Enact Objective, Real-World Sex Education Standards Mar. 01, 2019

Daily Editorials

Children learn about sex in manners good and bad. Ideally, they learn from caring discussions with p... Read More

Hire an Adviser Jan. 02, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Please don't use my initials or city, because my comments might encourage the local ... Read More

Education Reform Could Save the GOP Nov. 30, 2018

Daily Editorials

Politics of the '90s told us "it's the economy, stupid." The early 2000s brought us health care. Goi... Read More

If Trump Is 'Racist,' He Needs to Go Back to Racism School Nov. 15, 2018

Larry Elder

Abraham Lincoln, when informed that General Ulysses S. Grant was a drunk, famously asked Grant's acc... Read More

Americans Don't Appreciate Their Freedom Nov. 15, 2018

Daily Editorials

Here's a shock: Almost half of Americans cannot name a single right protected by the First Amendment... Read More

US Lags Behind Developed Nations in Paying Teachers Nov. 01, 2018

Daily Editorials

Americans are justly proud of our country. Sometimes that pride gets in the way of progress. For ins... Read More

Would I Be a Snitch? Oct. 30, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Lately, some kids have been lighting fires in the bathrooms at our junior high school. ... Read More

Racial Disparities in School Discipline Oct. 03, 2018

Walter E. Williams

President Barack Obama's first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversa... Read More

Care About Teachers, for Our Future's Sake Aug. 30, 2018

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Labor Day is approaching, and school is back in session, or soon will be. Our eldest is a freshman i... Read More

Hating DeVos May. 09, 2018

John Stossel

People hate Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. When she spoke at the Kennedy School of Government,... Read More