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The midlife crisis is getting worse

The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in Florida and checking off destinations on her bucket list. But it hasn’t turned out that way. Instead of more time spent in Florida, she’s still stuck in snowy upstate New …

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Texas prisons suffer staff shortages, hiring issues

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Texas spent more than $9 million in signing bonuses in 2018 as the state’s prisons tried to deal with staff shortages but little changed and the state’s 104 prisons still are less than safe places to work. But that’s not so much the case in Gatesville. The …

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Is your child experiencing the summer slide?

July seems to be an appropriate month to write about what we in education call “the summer slide.” This term refers to the widely held perception that during the summer students lose a rather substantial amount of the knowledge they accumulated throughout the school year. While this phenomenon refers to …

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