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NEW YORK — He's the toddler who always bites. She's the 6-year-old drama queen prone to "it's mine" fits and hair-pulling. The problem, for you anyway, is they belong to your best friend, your neighbor or your exceedingly lenient big sister.
DALLAS — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
Although miles apart in distance, BASIS’ two newest Arizona campuses in Mesa and Ahwatukee have similar visions about what they want to accomplish in their first year as they try to live up to the organization’s sterling reputation.
With the school year approaching, many local school districts are flaunting success with online schooling for today’s busy, on-the-go, technology wielding student.
CINCINNATI — Berry bushes and squash vines, apple and pear saplings, and inches-high corn plants growing now are envisioned to blossom into an "edible forest garden" in urban Cincinnati for the benefit of joggers, bicyclists, hikers and those who simply want to relax along a waterway.
Prolific documentary-maker Alex Gibney delivers a gripping account of the wins and losses of hard-charging idealism on the front lines of the information wars in "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks." Exhaustively researched and balanced in its view of the controversial key player, the film slips in ahead of DreamWorks' dramatic take on the exploits of Julian Assange, "The Fifth Estate," which is currently shooting.
College students have spoken and lecture-based learning is prehistoric. An emerging trend on which colleges are reporting solid success rates is lecture-free classes. This approach to learning is being designed to promote deeper student learning, collaborative learning, skilled communication, self-managed learning, and cross-disciplinary and technology-enhanced coursework. Lecture-free classes are a response to growing criticism of the traditional, often passive lecture-based college classes which some educators say are a turn-off to students, leading to aggravation and poor grades.
The Arizona Department of Transportation cautions drivers to be prepared for blowing dust today.
Combine three little pigs, a trip to one of the most renowned arts centers in the state and a group of school children, and that makes for one exciting field trip.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to letting teachers legally carry weapons in at least some public schools.
It’s been a lifelong dream of Kami Cothrun to help children with autism.
A Mesa senator and public safety officials hope a plan to add school resources officers and mental health assessment and counseling will make its way to the ballot for approval.
Cardiovascular fitness is generally considered to be the most important component of health-related physical fitness. Other commonly used terms for cardiovascular fitness include cardiorespiratory endurance, aerobic fitness, and aerobic capacity. The national youth physical fitness test (FITNESSGRAM), developed at the Cooper Institute in Dallas, is now offered as a cooperative program with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition (PCFSN) and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD). The recommended test for youth in the FITNESSGRAM battery is called the Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run (PACER).
The Sandra Day O’Conner School of Law has taken a few steps toward relocating from Arizona State University’s Tempe campus to its Downtown Phoenix campus.
BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.
When the University of Phoenix, the country’s largest university, announced this week it’s closing 115 campuses and satellite locations, it signaled more than a sudden availability of commercial real estate near highway interchanges, where for-profit colleges like to set up shop as a student convenience.
Social media creates such an interesting window into the world. Yes, it tells us we’re obsessed with dancing baby animals, but it also gives us a look at the better side of ourselves. It tells us what we share, and apparently, being the victim of a bully is a top shared experience.
For the first eight games of the season, nothing separated Pinnacle and Desert Mountain.
Two East Valley high schools are about to play football (not futbol) in Ireland.
Changes to Arizona’s pseudo-voucher program will mean one in five public school students will qualify when applications open next spring.
Parents and children will once again begin their daily commutes to and from school, as more than 1 million kids will soon head back or have already started back to school. Therefore, to keep kids safer during this busy time of year, AAA would like to offer some helpful reminders for both parents and children.
A few months ago, students received their grades. Now, Arizona schools get theirs.
As the first day of school approaches, parents of tweens and teens are busy loading up on notebooks and mechanical pencils, buying jumbo packages of lunchtime snacks, shopping for just the right clothing and filling the family calendar with concerts, practice and game dates.
JJ Husar transferred from Basha to Desert Ridge after the 2011 football season.