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Julian St. John's portrait "Crucifix Dreamz" looks lonely and haunted, not unlike the circumstances that created it. The image, mostly in blue pen, features a bearded man with ringed, blood-shot eyes staring almost vacantly at the viewer. Over his white...
Deeply humbled by the impact of his craft on people of all ages, Star Shields has contributed to the Sawdust Art Festival for 29 years. The Laguna Beach-based face and body artist counts Led Zeppelin, Paul and Linda McCartney, Deep Purple and Bob Dylan...
Debora Coates-Consugar has a penchant for making math simple and enjoyable for students at Summit School, an Edgewater-based, not-for-profit education center for children with dyslexia and other learning problems. But sometimes the math department...
Bus drivers and aides employed by a Baltimore schools contractor say that unsafe conditions such as fires and mold spores are endangering lives and unfair wages are threatening their livelihoods. The grievances were aired Thursday at a rally of employees...
For many of us, there is a sad air of inevitability about the computer problems that caused the recent suspension of implementation of the ISTEP test across Indiana. None of us should be shocked that this has happened. I believe this is the third time...
Tags: Politics, Government, Executive Branch, Mitch Daniels
firstname.lastname@example.orgTeachers and graduates exchanged hugs, high-fives and smiles on-stage Wednesday morning as more than 200 people celebrated the graduation of students from the Washington County Job Development Program and Marshall Street School. As each graduate was...
Add three concerts, a ballet performance and a new party for an autism group to the traditional Memorial Day salutes to veterans in the city and county. Organizers are counting on families sticking around for the long weekend instead of getting out of...
Regarding your article about the teen girl accused of plotting her father's murder with her boyfriend ("Troubled child on a dark path," May 19), I found the article filled with misleading information and misinformation. First, the article tells us she...
Tags: Mental Illness, Mental Health, Autism, Health, Family
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Tags: Students, Prosecution, Entertainment, Gaming, Asperger Syndrome
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Teachers Union's decision to go to court to try to stop the city from closing 53 elementary schools, while not unexpected, makes clear that the Board of Education's vote on the proposal next week will not put an end to the controversy. The...
Tags: Lawyers, Students, Laws, Autism, Chicago Teachers Union
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