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23 Annoying Things You Realize When You Rewatch Friends As An Adult

9 hours agoHumor : Thought Catalog

Please get tested, Joey. There’s no way you lasted ten seasons of rampant promiscuity and you do not have an illegitimate child somewhere.

The shocking moment a Texas mother points a GUN at the head of a 14-year-old girl who was fighting her daughter over a boy [Video]

I’m all for guns, but this is way out of line. No one wants their child in a fight. But these girls knew better… they let their friends push and

Powerful Love: A Mother’s Struggle With A Son’s Metal Retardation

20 hours agoHumor : Thought Catalog

There are a lot of things that young women dream about when they hold their first child in their arms. Dreams of a better life full of happiness, success and love. For Dorothy Wendt, this was no different, but what she got was something that no twenty two year old mother could have bargained for, and she proved just how strong a mother’s love could be.

No Child Left Indoors

Following the trend of many Presidents before him, President Obama has been using the authorities granted in the Antiquities Act to establish and expand new National Monuments all over the country. When the President established the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument last year, it was the 13th time he use the Antiquities Act to increase…

In 2013, measles killed more kids than car accidents or AIDS

Measles killed 82,100 children under age 5 in 2013, ranking the disease at No. 7 on the list of the top causes of child death, according to recent statistics from the Global Burden of Disease study published in the Lancet. Lower respiratory infections like pneumonia were the number one killer, followed by malaria, diarrhea, nutritional deficiencies, congenital […]

The Debate on Reauthorizing NCLB

With a Republican controlled Senate and a Republican controlled House, it appears likely that the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), first enacted in 1965 and re-authorized as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in 2001, may finally again...

Are Teens Who Sext “Child Pornographers?”

Thanks to our mistaken belief that no one under 18 can have any legitimate sexual feelings—and hence any sex they’ve engaged in was coerced and bound to render unspeakable emotional harm—we have laws on the books like this one in Wisconsin, according to USA Today (boldface mine, all mine!): In 2012, state lawmakers passed into law […]

News Archive: Juliette Serenity Geurts murder

Juliette Serenity Geurts murder 7/1/2008 Gering, NE Why has there been no justice for this innocent child???? Update: Juliette Serenity Geurts murder Indictments handed down charging Charyse Geurts and Dustin Chauncey in the death of Juliette!

Jeb Bush and Common Core Misconceptions

Juleanna Glover: Jeb Bush's support for regular testing and high education standards has led some to mistake him as a proxy for President Obama’s interpretation of No Child Left Behind.

Stream Clarence Clarity No Now

Clarence Clarity’s No Now feels less like the cry of an impatient child and more like a disavowal of the present moment. The fluidity of language allows the title to be both an act of petulance and a desire to step outside the bounds of time, and Clarity’s fractured, electronic aggression certainly leaves room for […]

A Poem by Bruce Bond

Geppetto in Hell Not the voices of the dead wood I carved into a child. No lie or license of the boy, my son, who was not my son, I know, though I talked to him as blocks of wood talk to me about their struggles and I listen. Sometimes you find yourself in hell, […]

GOP Left Behind as Obama’s Expected Veto Spells Disaster For Republican Education Bill

Shortly after his Keystone Pipeline veto, President Obama is gearing up to veto yet another Republican backed bill aimed at fixing the “No Child Left Behind” act. Obama called the bill “a significant step backwards.” The “No Child Left Behind” was a legislative hallmark of George W. Show More Summary

One Key Part of Fixing No Child Left Behind: Take Out the Racial Focus

I enjoyed Frederick Hess’s article today, and was particularly happy to see this:  “[Education Secretary Arne] Duncan’s wish list has included race-based performance targets.... The Student Success Act [the Republican No Child Left Behind...Show More Summary

Morning Bits

The historic role actually belongs to the states. “President Obama would veto the House Republican plan to overhaul the controversial No Child Left Behind law, his administration said Wednesday.... The bill ‘abdicates the historic federal role in elementary and secondary education of ensuring the educational progress of all of America’s students, including […]

Here's a Peek at New Disney Animated Short Frozen Fever 

Because no one within a fifty-mile radius of a child will ever escape Frozen, Disney will soon debut the animated short Frozen Fever as the intro to Cinderella, coming to theaters in March. (SYNERGY!!!!!!!) Here is a trailer, which features a birthday party and also Olaf the snowman stealing cake. Read more...

White House may veto GOP efforts to overhaul ‘No Child Left Behind’

WASHINGTON — The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the widely criticized No Child Left Behind law, calling the effort “a significant step backwards.” The veto threat came as lawmakers were set to debate the … Continue reading ? The post White House may veto GOP efforts to overhaul ‘No Child Left Behind’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Did No Child Left Behind’s test-based reforms fail? Or not?

Earlier this month I published part of a policy memo from the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder under this headline: “No Child Left Behind’s test-based policies failed. Will Congress keep them anyway?” The memo — written by Kevin Welner, director of the NEPC, an attorney and a UC Boulder professor […]

Do You Favor One of Your Cats Above the Rest?

I know how much favoritism (or being excluded) can hurt. I was subject to some of that as a child. I vowed that if I had kids, I would never favor one child over another. I didn't have children, but I do have six cats. I try hard not to favor any of them. Show More Summary

White House threatens veto of GOP bill to fix No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON — No Child Left Behind is a widely criticized law, but a GOP bill intended to fix it isn't winning popularity contests among House Democrats. Continue reading ? The post White House threatens veto of GOP bill to fix No Child Left Behind appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

‘Bobo’ The Poodle Update: Family Pet Mauled By Pit Bull Saving Child’s Life Goes Home

Bobo the poodle’s name will go down in the seemingly endless annals of dogs that proved to be heroes in the most dire of circumstances. The Inquisitr has brought you no shortage of pets willing to sacrifice everything for the greater good. Show More Summary

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