Why High School Non-completers Deserve the Attention of Career Schools
Learn more about this student's transition from homelessness to student ambassador. See how she accomplished this through Dorsey Schools' high school completion program.
20 Books Featuring Diverse Characters to Inspire Connection and Empathy
San Francisco Public Library's children's book librarians recommend favorite new titles featuring diverse characters and families.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is “indisso…
Why Should Men Learn Ballroom Dancing
Many men make excuses not to learn ballroom dancing (or social dancing in general). They will often argue that it is because dancing is not for them or not manly enough. The truth is that they are actually intimidated by the idea. Indeed learning to dance socially is confronting. But that's part of the reason why men should take it on. It is a challenge, but one well worth the effort. This article explains why men should take on this challenge and what the benefits are.
Infographic: How Easy Is It To Switch Instruments?
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M… Have you bee…
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
Holiday Gift Guide: Fun & Educational Toys
We've gathered some of the best educational toys for preschoolers and beyond. This holiday season, give your kids gifts that will lead to laughs and hours of play while growing their minds. STEM-ta...
How parents can set an example
David Teater, senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council, explains how parents can protect their kids from using cell phone...