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Archie Thompson, the oldest living member of California's Yurok tribe and the last known active speaker raised in the tribal language, has died. He was 93. Thompson died March 26 at a Crescent City, Calif., hospital after an apparent stroke, according...
It's not just about the reading, writing and arithmetic. We send our children to school each day so they learn a variety of skills beyond those that just meet graduation requirements. Students need skills that will allow them to be successful no matter...
WDBJ7 ReporterThursday, Ana Santiago, a native Spanish speaker, showed her English speaking friends how to bargain. "We're mostly making a traditional Mexican or Hispanic culture Market," Santiago said. Martinsville High School called Thursday, Dia de Mercado, or...
Danville High School qualified three students to compete at the grand national speech and debate tournament of the National Forensic League, which will be held June 17-21 in Birmingham, Ala. The event, the largest academic competition in the world,...
When voters in St. Charles District 303 pick which of eight candidates will fill the four open seats in the April 9 election, they also may decide on how information from parents is interpreted. Currently the practice is to hold "Summit 303," a series...
Michigan's high school graduation requirements could soon change. According to Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District superintendent Rick Diebold, when he counted at the end of last week, there had been nine bills introduced to modify the...
There's that John Cage quote people trot out when you call a piece of art boring — “In Zen they say: If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight, sixteen, thirty-two, and so on. Eventually one...
The Baltimore SunIf you are a native speaker of English, you have English grammar in your head, and it has been there since you were a very small child. Unfortunately, the process of translating that grammar into terms for discussion of writing has not gone well....
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Danville High School forensics teams placed second at the Kentucky High School Speech League’s state speech contest, and third at the state debate contest, March 13-15 at the University of Kentucky. Five DHS students came home as state...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Foreign language studies could be de-emphasized in Michigan under a bill that would drop it as a high school graduation requirement. The Detroit News reports Monday that supporters of the change say it would offer more...
The Baltimore SunMuch as I am in sympathy with Lucy Ferriss's latest post at Lingua Franca, I fear that something she says may be subject to a dangerous misinterpretation: As I’ve said before, people want rules. Students, for instance, take notice when they...
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Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 will expand bilingual education after officials there learned a state audit showed more of the district's students were bilingual and that one of its programs for those students may be insufficient....
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