Hawaii schools struggle to keep new teachers
Jonathan Sager was an idealistic 22-year-old recent college graduate when he arrived in Hawaii in 2006, yearning to make a difference in the lives of children in hardscrabble neighborhoods like those on the Waianae Coast.
Judge Chaney receives education certificate
Cullman County District Judge Kim Chaney recently received a 500-hour education certificate from Alabama Chief Justice Roy S. Moore at the Judges Annual Conference on July 17, 2013. T
Group: Apps not effective tool for teaching babies
Smartphones don't make smart babies, an advocacy group declared Wednesday in a complaint to the government about mobile apps that claim to help babies learn.
NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates 1 year on Mars
Mount Sharp has beckoned Curiosity since the NASA rover made its grand entrance on Mars exactly a year ago, dangling from nylon cables to a safe landing.
Origin of gold found in rare neutron-star collisions
Gold — atomic number 79, element symbol Au, the most widely beloved of the precious metals — might have its origin in extremely rare and violent explosions in the far reaches of outer space. The bling apparently begins with a blam.
Report says minorities and whites follow unequal college paths
The nation's system of higher education is growing more racially polarized even as it attracts more minorities: White students are increasingly clustering at selective institutions, while blacks and Hispanics are mostly attending open-access and community colleges, according to a new report.
CAAP held tea/fashion show at Hearin Hall
The newly formed Cullman Area Alumnae Panhellenic recently held its inaugural Mother/Daughter Information Tea and Sorority Rush Fashion Show at Hearin Hall at First United Methodist Church.
Munger names to MC's dean's list for spring semester
Benjamin Munger of Cullman has been named to the Maryville College Dean's List for the 2013 Spring Semester.
Wallace State Adult Education graduate Billy Pezzeca earns Pete Turnham Scholarship
Wallace State Adult Education graduate Billy Pezzeca of Arab is a recipient of the Pete Turnham Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually by the Alabama Association for Public and Continuing Adult Education (ALAPCAE) and is named in honor of Turnham, who was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives for many years and dedicated immense support to adult education.
Report: Economic concerns drive college choices
College costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae.
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