Council on International Educational Exchange

Students and CIEE host siblings enjoyed a holiday get-together, no doubt celebrating traditions from around the world. At right, Jean and Tom Anderson (front)...

Storied Books

A movie can leave a mark, that’s for sure. It can affect you profoundly, make you laugh, cry, or in the worst possible circumstance,...

Yes You Can!

  Our homeschooling journey started when our son’s school suggested cognitive development testing for him. Rather than work with the school system to create an...

Raising Honorable Kids

One night during dinner, a family talk about service took an unforeseeable twist. The discussion went like this: “I want to help others, but...

Maggie L. Walker Youth Leadership Institute Underway

Summer program provides high school students with leadership skills RICHMOND, Va. —Inspired by the vision of Maggie L. Walker, one of Richmond’s leading African American voices...

Virginia Repertory Theatre

Many people are surprised to learn that Hugs and Kisses, Virginia’s principle child sexual abuse prevention program, is implemented by Theatre IV, the touring...

Tweens, TechSpeak, and Writing

I once read that the average teenager texts the equivalent of “War and Peace” in one year's time, but like most adults, teenagers don’t...

Little Bullies

Your daughter comes home from school looking sad and a little worried. She tells you she doesn't like school anymore and doesn't want to...

The Love Of Learning

Think back to the schools of yesteryear, the ones you and your siblings may have attended. Whether public or parochial there was most likely...

Author Meg Medina on Raising Readers

What do you get when you put two local children’s literature authors in a room? The Girls of Summer reading list. That’s what happened...