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  • Mini me’s

    All children are different and my two girls are no exception. Although they are only a little more than 15 months apart in age, sometimes it seems tha ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Education models should include regular assessments, quality teachers

    If you have not been reading the national and international reports on education, it would be understandable to have a misperception about what is hap ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Eske Ou Pale Kreyol

    When I was a kid, my family was filled with French-Canadian immigrants who spoke only French or a mix of French and English. All those people have die ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • School district should go big or not bother

    Scott PlineNewtonI have lived in this community since 1985. During that time there has been a cyclic ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Prior authorization rule is threat to kids

    Chris AndersenNevadaAs a parent of a child with juvenile arthritis (JA), it’s disheartening to learn ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • School bells ring, are you listening?

    “And mom and dad can hardly wait for school to start again … it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.”
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Ignorance

    No wonder Cuba wallows in poverty.Last week, the New York Times reported that the Castro brothers op ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    Do you agree with Gov. Branstad that schools should have to start the week of Sept. 1?