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One Brooklyn School Said Goodbye to Homework for Students
One elementary school in Brooklyn has gotten rid of traditional homework in favor of play-based learning. P.S. 118, known as The Maurice Sendak Community School, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, launched "Exercise Your Brain," a program that gives students a menu of activities to complete. Activities,
Celebrities Descend on the White House Easter Egg Roll
The Easter bunny wasn't the only famous face visiting the White House South Lawn today. Scores of celebrities turned out for the Obamas' final Easter Egg Roll. The event featured a star-studded roster including singer and actress Idina Menzel , adventurer Bear Grylls and basketball star Shaquille
White House Easter Egg Roll's 3 Unspeakably Cute Moments
Tykes in bowties and Easter bonnets (and their photo-happy parents) swarmed on the South Lawn of the White House today for the 137th annual Easter Egg Roll. More than 35,000 guests from all 50 states celebrated alongside celebrity guests like Nashville actress Connie Britton , Redskins quarterback
White House Easter Egg Roll: 7 Kids Killing It on the South Lawn
The White House’s biggest public event began, improbably, with a couple of whiny kids. In the spring of 1878, the story goes , a group of local schoolchildren, indignant that Easter egg hunting had been outlawed on the Capitol lawn, confronted President Rutherford B. Hayes while he was out for a
3rd Grade Teacher Wins $150,000, Then Donates It All to Her School
A third-grade teacher in Boston who won $150,000 in an online contest donated her entire winnings to her school. Nicole "Nikki" Bollerman, 26, was honored this week by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh after she donated her grand prize of $150,000 from a Capital One #WishForOthers contest that also funded
7 Moments of Extreme Cuteness At Annual White House Easter Egg Roll
Last one there’s a rotten egg! More than 30,000 guests gathered on the White House South Lawn today for the at the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll. Here’s ABC’s roundup of the cutest moments from the egg-celent (we had to!) bash: 1. CAM ANTHONY’S GOT...
Maurice Sendak Honored With Google Doodle
Deceased "Where the Wild Things Are" author is celebrated on what would have been his 85th birthday.
Scalia Mind Boggled, Arizona Takeaways, Candidates Avoid Public Comment, Park City Postcard (PM Note)
Boggles the Mind – “The president said at a news conference that the new program is ‘the right thing to do’ in light of Congress’s failure to pass the administration’s proposed revision of the Immigration Act. Perhaps it is, though Arizona may not think so....
Maurice Sendak Said Killing Bush Would Have Been 'Wonderful'
Maurice Sendak may have been even wilder than his “wild things.” In one of the children’s book author’s last interviews before he died of a stroke in May, Sendak said he thought about trying to assassinate former President George W. Bush and former Vice President...
'Where the Wild Things Are' Author Dead
He was a singular American genius and author who could tap into the mischief and fear of children and accompany them as they left the wild rumpus Begin. Today the world lost a brilliant original who created a lot of books and And among them a little boy named Max than a minute ABC's David Wright