Jim O'Connor sometimes comes across as cold. The calculus and algebra teacher at St. Francis High School near Los Angeles can be tough, his students told CBS Evening News. But, last November, one of the teens found out that O'Connor is actually as sweet as they come....
Famous Art History Majors,
Liberal Arts Education,
Obama Art History,
Successful Art History Majors,
The Third Metric,
Last week, President Obama apologized for his flippant remark about the value of an art history degree, but he was hardly the first person to question the merits of that particular college major. The stereotype of the art history major -- affluent, self-centered, exempt from...
Failed Colleges Midnight,
Failed Colleges Tweets,
Midnight Failed Colleges,
Tuesday night's episode of Comedy Central's "@Midnight" challenged viewers to join them in their "Hashtag War" segment by submitting ideas for #FailedColleges. #FailedColleges might include Boston Market College or Shartmouth, as host Chris Hardwick explained before laughing at his own joke. Watch a clip...
STERLING, Conn. (AP) — Parents in a small eastern Connecticut town are demanding action by local officials after a man went to a school to pick up his great-grandson and took the wrong child home. The 5-year-old boy's mother was among the parents who criticized school officials in Sterling during...
Most teachers have some pretty selfless and inspiring reasons for going into education. A new survey released this week by Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation asked more than 20,000 teachers various questions about their feelings on their job, including why they were motivated to become...