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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

I Only Have Calves for You Feb. 27, 2019

The Word Guy

A Liberty Mutual commercial depicting a bicyclist with grossly overdeveloped "custom" calves feature... Read More

Romantic Feelings Fade Away Jan. 22, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 17-year-old varsity cheerleader who has strong feelings for the "young-at-heart" ... 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

Shame on Her Aunt Jan. 08, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend and I are in the same English class. Even though we're friends, were hig... Read More

Stand Up for Yourself Jan. 02, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I received a B on an algebra test because I missed one of the assigned problems. But th... Read More

Sister, Teacher Jan. 02, 2019

Connie Schultz

Last month, I drove an hour east of Cleveland to Ashtabula, Ohio, where I grew up and where my young... 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

I Completely 'Choke' on Tests Dec. 20, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 19 and attending a community college. I will be transferring to a four-year univers... Read More