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An Underappreciated American Scholar Jul. 01, 2020

Walter E. Williams

Dr. Thomas Sowell has been both a friend and a colleague of mine for over a half-century. On June 30... Read More

I Want To Tell My Teacher That I Miss Her May. 22, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My favorite teacher was fired by our school district about two and half months ago, jus... Read More

Social Security Offsets Affect Some Public Employees May. 20, 2020

Social Security and You

I am continually amazed by the number of emails I get with questions about Social Security from peop... Read More

Leave the Kids out of It Apr. 13, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Please let Sleepless in Roanoke know about the guided meditations from the University of... Read More

No Choice: Financial Pro Now a Home-School Teacher Apr. 09, 2020

At Work

Q: I am a financial analyst for a large firm. I am not qualified to plan lessons and teach my first ... Read More

I Want My Teacher to Get Fired Apr. 04, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 15-year-old girl, and one of my teachers calls all of the girls in my class "dear... Read More

Not Wasting a Serious Crisis Mar. 21, 2020

Mark Shields

My sainted mother was a public school teacher until she married my father and immediately, as a marr... Read More

Have a Sit-Down With Your Good Friend Mar. 03, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm having problems with one of my good friends, and I would like your advice. Over the... Read More

Great Coach, Subpar Teacher Feb. 28, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I've got an unusual problem with my history teacher. He rarely teaches actual history! ... Read More

Time for an Anonymous Letter to the Principal Feb. 24, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My family moved to Cali during the summer last year, so this is the first time I've att... Read More

Political Bias and Anti-Americanism on College Campuses Feb. 19, 2020

Walter E. Williams

A recent Pew Research Center survey finds that only half of American adults think colleges and unive... Read More

Teaching Children Means Dealing With Parents, Too Jan. 30, 2020

At Work

Q: I always wanted to be a teacher so I could help people, specifically children. I used to babysit ... Read More

This Teacher Made a Huge Mistake Dec. 21, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 13, and I never want to go to school again. Yesterday we were playing quiz games in... Read More

December 5, 2019 Dec. 05, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a middle school student, and one of my friends is depressed. She and her family are... Read More

You're Your Own Person Oct. 28, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 14, and my parents are really strict with me. I've got an outrageously early curfew... Read More

Companies Clueless on Need for Bereavement Time Jun. 13, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonde... Read More

The Night That Changed My Life May. 22, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm responding to the girl who was put under a lot of pressure to be a party girl. So f... Read More

Midlife Learning Disabled May. 18, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

"Did you really just fall out of your chair? In the middle of class? For no reason?" my brother aske... Read More

Example Is Still the Best Teacher May. 08, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

This event, recently recalled by a missionary's daughter, took place many years ago: "To celebrate t... Read More

Nothing but Cards for Hubby May. 07, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: When my birthday was coming up, I told my wife about a piece of technology I really want... Read More