The cost of raising a child has decreased slightly, but it’s a different story for their school supplies. They’ve gotten steadily more expensive since 2007.
In the last decade, the price of supplies and...
Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 05:03 PM EDT
As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them
For Rebecca Lemos-Otero, the founder of a nonprofit that creates school gardens, plots of vegetables and flowers don't only offer new ways to teach science or math. And give kids opportunities to be outside and...
Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 04:26 PM EDT
Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech
The days of notebooks, chalkboards and flour sack babies in schools across the country may be ending. Many of today’s schools are incorporating Chromebooks, Smart Boards, and even high-tech infant simulators...
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Dramatic Fall From NY Six Flags 'Sky Ride' Caught on Camera
A teenager fell from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below in an effort to catch the victim before she hit...
Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 02:29 AM EDT
Car Fleeing Police Strikes Bicyclist in Midtown: Cops
The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on Monday to support her minority government in a crucial vote...
Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 07:43 AM EDT
'Fireworks Fight' Led to Huge Bronx Blaze, 3 Arrested: FDNY
The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback...