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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

High Schoolers Can Handle This? Apr. 25, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

High school seniors in suburban Columbus, Ohio, get to take a class that could well be banned on man... Read More

Teacher Made Serious Error Jan. 18, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I know you are a former teacher and high school principal, so I'm hoping you can help m... Read More

You Will Be a Great Teacher Jan. 01, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am in my second year at the University of Illinois. I would like to teach English com... Read More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Teacher? Dec. 20, 2018

At Work

Teaching is an honorable profession, one respected by the public, parents, students and the administ... Read More

Why Not Make a Gift of Financial Education This Season? Dec. 19, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: In the spirit of the holidays, I've been writing a lot lately about giving — esp... 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

Adding Unwanted Pounds Oct. 22, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Do you lay off junk food, get proper rest, exercise and ration your television and video stre... Read More

For Hope, Stick With Millennials Apr. 26, 2017

Connie Schultz

On college campuses across America, spring semester is coming to an end. This can be an emotional ti... Read More

Slob Forgets Homework and a Little Hugger Oct. 14, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My teenage daughter is a slob. She drops her stuff all over the house and "forget... Read More

Teaching by Parable Sep. 14, 2016

Classic Zig Ziglar

The parable has always been my favorite method of teaching. The reason is simple: People remember th... Read More

Being the Room Parent Again and Friends With Poor Study Habits Aug. 26, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I have been the classroom mom for my two children several times. This year they b... Read More

Disinterested Daughter and Teaching Stranger Danger Without Fear Jul. 01, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I planned a special project for my 7-year-old daughter and I. I wanted to make a ... Read More

Books to Help with Bad News Jun. 17, 2016

Kids' Home Library

Lately it seems like everywhere we turn there's more bad news. Even if kids don't see the news on TV... Read More

Lessons Learned from the Madoff Scandal May. 16, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

In my fifth-grade mind, my teacher, Mr. James M. Migaki, was the smartest man to ever have lived. Ev... Read More

Dry Rot in Academia May. 10, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinv... Read More

Tuition Pays for This Aug. 20, 2014

Walter E. Williams

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at ... Read More

Blocking Faith, Family and Freedom Websites Jun. 24, 2014

Chuck Norris

As most kids are screaming "School's out for summer," 18-year-old high-school student Andrew Lampart... Read More

Nature, Nurture, Talents Mar. 27, 2014

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

As a mother, I often dwell on my role and that of my husband in influencing our children. I also thi... Read More

Timing Can Cause Problems Feb. 09, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My son is gifted in the verbal and perceptional areas but has only average processing speed. He i... Read More