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Stories with subject: Language education
  • Following a dream 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 2:03 am

    BURLINGTON, Washington - While growing up in Mexico, Berenice Rodriguez would often play a game with her young cousins: They would be the students and she the teacher.

  • Blind teacher challenges Wahlert students 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 10:56 am

    DUBUQUE, Iowa - Natalie Schira paces near student desks as her young charges ponder truth.

  • Colorado still fertile ground for Peace Corps 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 9:48 am

    DENVER - When Anita Annan, a 22-year-old Denver native and daughter of immigrants, arrived in Uganda this month to begin service as a Peace Corps literacy specialist, she joined a historically robust cadre of Colorado volunteers amid a recent national surge in applications.

  • Upstate New York English teacher arrested on rape charges 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 6:43 am

    GRAHAMSVILLE, New York - An upstate New York teacher has been charged with raping a female student.

  • School launches new mentoring program for English learners 
    Updated: Nov-07-15 11:48 am

    ELKHART, Indiana - A colorful chart on the wall of the English as a New Language classroom in Beardsley Elementary School shows the six levels of English proficiency with a challenge to students above it: "How far will you climb this year?"

  • EXCHANGE: Best-selling children's author gives writing tips 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 6:17 am

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Andrew Clements, a successful children's author, told a class of 17 senior literature students at Springfield High School that a good book makes the reader want to know what happens next.