Two Frederick students competed Wednesday at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Despite spelling both their words correctly, the two national spelling bee participants from North Dakota did not land a spot in the final round. Bee officials said they selected 50 finalists based on spellers’ performance in the two rounds of onstage oral spelling and a preliminary written test taken earlier in the week.
Despite spelling both their words correctly, the two national spelling bee participants from North Dakota did not land a spot in the final round. Bee officials said they selected 50 finalists based on spellers’ performance in the two rounds of onstage oral spelling and a preliminary written test taken earlier in the week.read more
American Enterprise Institute discusses a report that says the American working class looks like those in poverty, but may be revitalized through alternative programs, rather than higher education.read more
WASHINGTON -- Demographics are changing in America, especially on college campuses. Today’s college students are likely to be older than in past years, working full- or part-time, and possibly a parent. They are more diverse in race and income level. Enrollment on...read more
WASHINGTON-Daniel Grimes hits the streets of George Washington University to talk student debt and the rising cost of tuition. Afterwards, he sits down with Colleen Campbell from the Center for American Progress to talk solutions. https://vimeo.com/295901644...read more
In-state tuition amounts to more than 20 percent of black and Hispanic median household incomes in almost half of the country.
WASHINGTON – Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican and Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., said Wednesday the labor and education systems are broken and can’t be fixed until politicians stop vicious partisanship to help the middle class. Speaking...
Across the country, police are trying to gain back public trust. Many officers are hoping the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum will advance their goal.
Through fundraisers and story hours, Havana Chapman-Edwards hopes to make a change in youth literacy rates in the country.
WASHINGTON – The son of a fallen Marine, whose grief-stricken face became an iconic image of the war in Iraq in 2007, was presented with a scholarship Wednesday, along with more than 2,330 other young people whose parents served in the Marine Corps or Navy. In...
Two 13-year-olds represented San Diego at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week, and both Kevin Luo and Karen Sun made it through the third round on Wednesday morning, but didn’t get to the finals.
Sixth grader Atman Balakrishnan made it to the third round of the National Spelling Bee. Spelling talent runs in the family — his father is the 1985 national spelling bee champion.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It was smooth sailing through round three of the spelling bee for Ben Franklin 8th grader Tobi Shorunke of Fargo. Shorunke easily spelled the word “deliverable” in round 3 and moved on successfully to the 4th round. He is the only speller from...
Illinois ranks fifth in the number of spellers competing this year with 26 spellers representing their state. But only 22 spellers will continue to round 3.