One nonprofit in Tulsa has flipped the script on preschool. The Community Action Project says its premise simple: To help kids, it says, you often have to help their parents.
One Tulsa, Okla., nonprofit believes that improving poor kids’ prospects also requires preparing their parents for well-paying jobs. The program’s director says managing both is a tough nut to crack.
As Western leaders craft another round of sanctions to counter the Russian president’s moves in Crimea, they might do well to consult a grandmaster at chess — Russia’s national pastime.
Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.
Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
Archeologists in South Carolina are excavating a Union officer prisoner-of-war camp site, hoping to find historical artifacts before they are buried forever under new construction.
High unemployment, and the growing use of meth and other drugs have fueled an explosion of property crimes. With cuts to law enforcement, community watch groups are cropping up to fill the vacuum.
A month after the devastating mudslide that killed at least 41 people, the president stopped at the tiny town of Oso, where he promised to “be strong right alongside you.”
The court ruled that police can stop and search a driver based solely on an anonymous 911 tip. The 5-4 decision split the court’s two most conservative justices.
The State Department, citing news reports of heightened activity at Pyongyang’s test site, says it’s closely watching the situation.
On Earth Day 2014, it wasn’t easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren’t much interested in the environment.
Steven Elliott, one of the Rangers who mistakenly fired on Tillman’s position, says he believed there were no “friendlies” in the area when he pulled the trigger.
The faster people get treatment after suffering a stroke, the less likely they are to be permanently disabled or die. Speeding up hospital procedures helps, studies find. But cost is an issue, too.
Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon’s sales fell about 10 percent.
A national debate over universal preschool has raised an important question: What does high-quality pre-K look like? Researchers say the preschool program in Tulsa, Okla., is among the nation’s best.