Visitors learn the fate of the passenger they are assigned. I studied the face of Katherine Buckley, a 22-year-old Irish lass who didn't make it to America alive.
Since, as any fifth-grader will tell you, we don't have a national vote for president, tracking the race by means of national polling is almost completely irrelevant.
Let's base 100 percent of teacher pay on the results of standardized tests. But if we are to have true educational reform, a concept that seems to be lost when used by those who claim that mantle, I want the following conditions:
If a former teacher has his way, the game will change forever in Missouri schools. The students will still have their constitutional rights -- it is the teachers who will have to shed theirs at the door.
These fish are wary and need to be stalked with patience, something I lack. Even your shadow on the water warns them away.
The City of Fountains has been praised as a great place to live, work and visit for many years, but recently it is becoming a hot bed for entrepreneurial investment, high culture and the innovations of the future.
Ten months ago, a tornado leveled miles of the city, leaving homes flattened and lives changed forever. Hundreds of people died and thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, but Joplin has not been left behind.
Just as she did during the 2011 session, Sen. Jane Cunningham is trying to bring an end to teacher tenure. Now thanks to the redistricting commission appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon, a threat has been made to Sen. Cunningham's tenure.
While Democrats will decry Santorum's views on social issues, and the Republican base will rally behind him, most truly independent voters may largely ignore his extreme conservatism on social issues, simply because they don't really care about the wedge issues.
Romney has some big fundamental problems. He and his "independent" super PAC can't concentrate their fire on two opponents at one time. There is something about Romney which doesn't work when he's running a positive campaign.
Tammy Sutherland believed that a state law that declared 911 calls confidential if they didn't result in criminal charges meant what it said. So she b...
Beyond the traditional lessons on reading, writing, and math, schools across America are now teaching their students about another crucially important subject that will build the foundation for the rest of their lives: nutrition.
I could be fired tomorrow. That is not a prediction, (I'm keeping my fingers crossed) but a simple statement of fact.
House Bill 1227 will require the equal treatment of religious opinion and science, depriving kids of the knowledge to compete in the economy, and robbing them of a clear understanding of how to tell the difference between real knowledge and someone's truthy opinion.
Missouri State Sen. Will Kraus would like to see Missouri join Arizona and Alabama in requiring public schools to become the law enforcement arm of a right-wing agenda.
I thought for my final post of the year that I might share my "favorite" Christian stereotypes of the year.