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Eliminating Educational Standards Only Ensures Failure Apr. 29, 2021

Laura Hollis

An article published this week in Quillette (which, along with Substack, is one of the best sources ... Read More

Riding a Bike: It's Not for Everyone Mar. 27, 2021

Katiedid Langrock

Bicycles and I are not friends. We have a mutual understanding: If I don't get on one, one won't kil... Read More

I Really Do Want a High School Education After All Nov. 09, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17, and I dropped out of high school last year. I have realized that this was a mis... Read More

Learning Oct. 08, 2020

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

The pandemic and current political environment might have you in the doldrums. Ups and downs are nor... Read More

Crossing the Political Divide Sep. 02, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I'm having some issues with a friend. We are polar opposites politically, and it is now ... Read More

Propane in the Neck Aug. 15, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

"How's it going?" my mom texts. "Great! I think we've finally got this thing figured out!" The next ... Read More

Day of the Cosmic Bull Fish Apr. 19, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

You make a difference in the world. The Pisces moon suggests that, like a fish swimming through wate... Read More

Meeting at the Cosmic Study Hall Mar. 31, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

Mars and Saturn align in Aquarius like two serious students cramming for a test in the study hall of... Read More

Slow Down, and Breathe Mar. 19, 2020

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

For most of us, the amount of change and information we have absorbed in the past few weeks is overw... Read More

Begin the Season of Aquarius Jan. 19, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday, Weekly

Among our oldest constellations, Aquarius recalls the Greek myth of Ganymede, a boy who was snatched... Read More

Locking Cellphones in Classrooms Is a Smart Way to Improve Performance Oct. 03, 2019

Daily Editorials

Educators and researchers say there's an inverse relationship between students' grades and cellphone... Read More

Back to School Is for Grown-Ups: Learn Something New! Aug. 27, 2019

Energy Express

Even though I haven't been in a classroom for years and years, I still have an inner alarm that play... Read More

Weird Ways to Earn Money on the Side Jul. 01, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Recently, while brainstorming with a reader who needed to supplement her full-time job, I made a qui... Read More

Humbling Planets Jun. 23, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

The difficult arrangement of Venus, Jupiter and Neptune is a good time to learn how things work. To ... Read More

Take Immediate Action -- Words Matter May. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17, and I want to end my relationship with the guy I am dating. But I can't break a... Read More

Your Mission: Learn to Live May. 16, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

May is graduation month. Students, parents and friends celebrate the end of one process and the star... 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

Learning a Language Apr. 01, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I love learning languages. I grew up with immigrant parents who spoke their native langu... Read More

Mars Makes Ponderous Move Mar. 31, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

Would you rather have a diamond with a flaw or have a flawless pebble? If your aim is to cut glass o... Read More

'Glide Path' Lands Smoothly on Political Runway Mar. 27, 2019

The Word Guy

On "PBS NewsHour" last month, South Bend, Indiana, mayor and likely presidential candidate Pete Butt... Read More