Educators in Wisconsin are asking whether traditional parent-teacher conferences truly help develop strong relationships between instructors and parents, according to The Capital Times.
If all high school students knew Abby Saxastar's story, they might not be so quick to consider the less glamorous parts of their four-year experience pointless.
Baking sweets with her 3-year-old son, Sujata Gupta hoped to help him "learn through exploration," according to NPR.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A little girl from Oregon with terminal cancer who went on a whirlwind of adventures in July and August has passed away.
Deciding whether you can afford to live in your dream city might be as simple as taking a look at a new map.
Twitter parody accounts might seem like a laughing matter, but in Peoria, Illinois, the creation of one led to warrants, a raid, arrests and a $125,000 out-of-court settlement, according to The New York Times.
Apparently honesty is the best policy, even when it comes to going viral.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has issued a report stating that the Palestinian territory of Gaza could become uninhabitable by 2020 if current economic trends continue.
Regardless of the outcomes of clashes between college football powerhouses during the second-ever College Football Playoff hunt, Auburn fans reign supreme on the gridiron of grammar, according to a study by Grammarly.
In the never-ending battle of low-carb versus low-fat diets, scientists may have just settled the debate — and discovered there really shouldn’t be one.
Earning the MacArthur Foundation's $500,000 "Genius Grant" provided Seattle poet Heather McHugh enough money to travel the globe or pamper herself.
Twelve homeless shelter cats escaped their cages into a maximum security prison in Pendleton, Indiana, in a new program that rescues cats and gives inmates pet therapy in one package.
Keeping up with the U.S. economy for even a minute proves daunting, but a new infographic gaining traction online will alow you to try, according to Mic.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may have doubled the company's paid maternity leave in 2013, but that doesn't mean she'll take much time off when she gives birth to twins this winter.
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert isn't the perfect Catholic — but he still tries.
Avian flu killed 8 million turkeys earlier this year — but consumers are still finding "bargain birds" on their pre-Thanksgiving shopping trips, according to NPR.
Researchers indicated parents who want to test the future intelligence of the toddlers they're raisin’ might just need a dried grape and cup.
A new scientific paper suggests global wildfires might share a common characteristic with people: They rest on Sundays, according to The Washington Post.
The world’s most vulnerable populations are facing six months of increased food and water shortages as El Nino brings drought to Africa, South Asia ...
Spurred by cheap gas prices, 47 million Americans plan to travel away from home over Thanksgiving weekend, according to The Washington Post.
Annual family trips to visit Santa Claus at the mall might've induced stress, annoyance and awkwardness in parents — but at least they came at ...
Oxford Dictionaries' choice for 2015 Word of the Year shows that because of tech-driven means of communication, words have fallen on tough times: They're ...
A recent report indicated only Santa himself, holiday parties and time off from school rival gift cards' prominence during Christmas.
"The Diary of Anne Frank" provides readers a glimpse into the experiences of a teen girl living in World War II-era Europe — but now it ...
The world's lone person still fluent in Wukchumni, Marie Wilcox's goal proves a bit difficult to put into words.
In a notable step in the government's decades-long "crackdown" on tobacco products, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed Thursday a rule to ...
He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according ...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced last week he's seeking an overhaul of his state's bail system, eliminating cash bails for those who are ...
Western Dubuque High School in Iowa had an interesting assembly Monday, according to The Telegraph Herald.