How Ballet Academy East's Darla Hoover Can Spot a Future Ballerina
You can take the dancer out of Balanchine, but you can't take the Balanchine out of the dancer—or at least, that's Darla Hoover's experience. As artistic director of Ballet Academy East's pre-professional division, following an 11-year career with New York City Ballet, she readily recognizes that as...
Graduation Class of 2019
Raising the bar and closing the achievement gap for all students
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 …
10 Awesome Ways to Use Nail Polish (Besides on Your Nails)
The 50 Best Private Special Needs Schools in the United States
For an updated ranking, see 50 Best Private Schools for Special Needs 2015 Every student has individual learning abilities. While in many cases, one of the goals of a comprehensive education is inclusion of all students of a particular age or grade level into the same classroom, at times some students' needs are b
What Came First: the Chicken or the Synagogue?
It has often been said that observing Jewish rituals and customs is impossible without having a community to support you. I believe that to be true...
Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.
How suburban schools get kids ready for kindergarten
Gone are the days when knowing your ABCs and how to count from one to 10 was enough preparation for kindergarten. Educators say children not only are lacking basic reading and math skills but also the social/emotional skills needed. "Kindergarten readiness starts at birth," said Stephanie Farrelly, principal of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
What's Right With Our Schools: Pinson Elementary get innovative art lessons
Students at Pinson Elementary love their art teacher, and they're not alone.