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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

True Love Conquers All? Dec. 19, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 17-year-old senior in high school, and I'd like to comment on the advice you gave... 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

Don't Compare Me to My Sister Dec. 15, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm in the 9th grade, and my sister is in the 12th grade. She's a brilliant student and... Read More

Listen to Your Head Dec. 08, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: "John Doe" and I met at a party. He asked me for my phone number, and I gave it to him.... Read More

Giving Your Children a Loving Family Dec. 07, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Since childhood, my mother has told me she never wanted me. I now have two children of m... 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

Those 'At-Risk' Kids Nov. 21, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, Carl Hugebeck was teaching a course in character education in Bastrop, Texas, wit... Read More

Coach Used Extremely Poor Judgment Nov. 19, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Last week, we had our football banquet in our high school cafeteria. One of the assista... Read More

It's Lice Oct. 13, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

"It could be eczema," I said. "It's lice," my friend repeated. "Psoriasis?" "Lice." "Dry skin from t... Read More

Teacher Trauma Jun. 02, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

Tomorrow I teach my seventh class. It's easy to remember the exact number because that's how it is w... Read More

Tattooed Teachers May. 17, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: The principal of the school where I teach has some big tattoos on her neck. She says the... Read More

Getting Back on the Teaching Horse Nov. 07, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am in my 20s and working multiple jobs. A few years ago, I began substitute teaching a... Read More

A New Twist on Teaching Economics Jun. 21, 2017

Walter E. Williams

Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Dela... Read More

I'm Positive You Will Be on My Side Oct. 18, 2016

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a senior and will graduate from high school next June. Both of my parents are denti... Read More

Running Around in Circles Mar. 04, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Yesterday, I tried to help my son do his third-grade homework. One question was: "If Sue... Read More

Teacher Requests Help Oct. 15, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: What strategy would you suggest for parents who send their child to his room to complete homework... Read More

Free Range

Aug. 06, 2014

The Cheat Sheet for Life Jun. 27, 2014

The Usual Eccentric

I am not a big fan of most teachers, and certainly a screaming majority of the ones I had growing up... Read More

Mickey Mouse

Jun. 09, 2014