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Kindergarten: A child’s garden

Kindergarten began with children “playing” at learning in the dramatic play area, the kitchen area, the painting area, perhaps a balance beam, project-based learning, and the block-building area; singing songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays together; beginning to learn letters, shapes and ...

Resolution aids people who need guardianship programs

I would like to introduce you to John. He is one of my court-appointed clients in the Guardianship Program at the Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania (FSA). An affable man with a quick wit, he enjoys my company and conversation. More importantly, though, he relies upon me as ...

Educators increase support of Thompson’s bill

Recently the board of directors of the Northeast Intermediate Unit 19 passed a resolution in support of U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson’s bill HR 1861. HR 1861 would allow all schools in the United States to serve whole milk, both flavored and unflavored in the school lunch program as ...

John Adams, Bill Cosby, and our nation of laws, not men

When John Adams returned to Massachusetts after the First Continental Congress, he discovered growing public opposition to the work of that Congress. Beginning in December 1774, a British Loyalist published political essays in Boston newspapers, under the name “Massachusettensis,” arguing ...