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Exploring Entrepreneurship – Childcare Business

August 28th, 6-8pm Schlitz Park 1555 RiverCenter Drive Milwaukee, WI 53212
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
Firefighters Bring Fire Safety Message to Schools

Firefighters Bring Fire Safety Message to Schools

Oak Creek firefighters are visiting local schools for Fire Prevention Week this week.
Oak Creek Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Oak Creek Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Sal Purpora and Kari Smith were named homecoming royalty Friday.
A Look Back: Oak Creek Homecoming 2013

A Look Back: Oak Creek Homecoming 2013

The Oak Creek Knights capped off homecoming week with a 35-3 win Friday night.
Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

The debate over homework rages among American parents and educators, and many question its value altogether.
No Rain On This Homecoming Parade

No Rain On This Homecoming Parade

The homecoming parade around the high school grounds was held Wednesday.
PPG Donates $5K to Oak Creek Schools

PPG Donates $5K to Oak Creek Schools

The donation allowed a group of middle school girls to attend a science-related camp at UWM.
Oak Creek Homecoming Week Under Way

Oak Creek Homecoming Week Under Way

The Knights take on Racine Park in this year's homecoming game.
Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.
School District Taking Over Some Rec Programs

School District Taking Over Some Rec Programs

The school district will run recreation programs held at school gyms and the high school pool.
Edgewood Elementary Raises $8K With Walk-A-Thon

Edgewood Elementary Raises $8K With Walk-A-Thon

Edgewood Elementary students were joined by the mayor and the OCHS drum line for its first annual walk-a-thon Friday.
France Hates Youth Beauty Pageants. Should We?

France Hates Youth Beauty Pageants. Should We?

France wants to ban Honey Boo Boo-style pageants and crass child advertising. The former would never happen in the US, but the latter could.