How Can We Look Our Kids In the Face? by Dr. Michael Flanagan - It was a nice summer night a couple of years ago, and my daughter was just learning to ride a bike. We were out in the parking lot of my building just as...
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Coons lauds Obama's "Race to the Top" program for schools, in which there is money for schools willing to make significant changes. He compliments the Delaware teachers union -- which has embraced charters and allows teacher compensation to be tied to student success.
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LA POINTE, Wis.—Elementary school students on a Lake Superior island eat lunch at an unconventional location each day. That's until their parents found out their kids were walking and skipping to the Bell Street Tavern to eat lunch.
Superintendent Linda Kunelius said she solicited bids for the lunch program and the tavern was the low bidder at $5 per plate. Parents and teachers didn't learn their children at La Pointe Elementary would be eating lunch at a tavern until the day before school started. Parent School Association president Jen Croonberg-Murphy said most parents can't get past the idea their children are eating lunch at a bar.