In the Grade 7-9 division, the winning cartoon came from Sam Clement from Evans Junior High School in Normal, Illinois. It shows an elephant and a donkey in a car. They narrowly avoid plunging over the “fiscal cliff” by running out of gas…but then they decide to put more gas in the car.
Concussions are receiving attention nationwide, but death from a blow to the head is exceedingly rare. In contrast, a young athlete dies from a cardiac incident once every three days in the United States, researchers say.
All of the business software nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined 100 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 27 CODiE Awards Winners.
The Valley Settlement Project is drawing immigrants and other disenfranchised residents of the Roaring Fork Valley into the fabric of the local culture. The 7-month-old project has completely turned around individual lives and sent a positive ripple effect throughout nearby communities, which are home to 18,000 immigrant residents.
Gov. Bobby Jindal somehow was claiming a victory and telling parents not to worry after the Louisiana Supreme Court, in a 6-1 vote, rejected his administration's legal arguments and declared the financing of his voucher program unconstitutional.
In a panel program at the nation's Air and Space Museum, prominent journalists and leading women in science will talk about the accomplishments of America's first woman astronaut in space, Dr. Sally Ride.
Ignoring a problem has never made it go away. But that’s exactly what some are suggesting Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Department of Education do after our new A-F grade system was announced last week.