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Back-to-School: Full Moon Rising

Carissa K | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

It can make my heart literally ache to watch my children march off to a new grade level each fall. Each year a higher number, a taller kid, bigger back-to-school shoes to purchase. I want to take hold of time, of them, and just not let go.

What My Kids' School Has Taken From Me

Corbyn Hightower | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
Corbyn Hightower

You can keep your guns, but do you have to take away our schoolyards? This morning, a shooter was reported at an elementary in Georgia. And now, there's one more strike in the column for schools being on, essentially, lock-down: sealed at every entrance.

Mobile Meth Lab Found On School Playground

Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

A group of first-graders at Mitchell-Neilson Primary School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. had their recess cut short this week when their teacher found remna...

Girl Breaks Arm In Fall, School Doesn't Call 911

Posted 09.22.2012 | Education

The mother of a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl is fuming after Veterans Memorial School personnel failed to call 911 following her daughter’s fall fr...

Chicago Group Wages Grassroots Fight To Bring Back Recess

Chicago Tribune | Pat Dunniga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In the nearly five years since Lynn Morton helped begin an effort to restore recess to Chicago elementary schools, she says, she has never come across...

Drexel Design Students Give Magical Makeover To West Philly Playground

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Appalled by the condition of the playground at a West Philadelphia elementary school, two local women decided to take action to makeover the space for...

Make-A-Wish Gives Special Playground Equipment To Disabled 4-Year-Old's School

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

MERRILL, Wis. (AP) -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation has helped provide a special playground at a Wisconsin elementary school in honor of a 4-year-old spe...