Texas Student Gets Children’s Book Published – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas Student Gets Children’s Book Published – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Brek Bradshaw is a 5th grader at Shackelford Elementary School in Waxahachie, but he’s more than a student. “I have a job,” Bradshaw said smiling. “It’s an author.” Bradshaw won a book writing contest last year to have his book ‘Chicken Bot and the Golden Egg’ published. “His story was just catchy. The title was … Read more

DR. ROBERT WALLACE: Never judge a book (or person) by the cover | News

DR. ROBERT WALLACE: Never judge a book (or person) by the cover | News

DR. WALLACE: I’m a girl who just finished high school and unfortunately experienced a bad breakup right after we graduated. I’d been with the same guy for a year and a half, and we looked perfect together! He was a big, handsome and successful athlete at our high school, and I was a cheerleader there … Read more

Personal treasures: After decades of collecting art, Cynthia and Heywood Fralin share paintings in an exhibit at the Taubman Museum of Art | Arts & Theatre

Personal treasures: After decades of collecting art, Cynthia and Heywood Fralin share paintings in an exhibit at the Taubman Museum of Art | Arts & Theatre

Art collecting began as an adventure in giving for two of Roanoke’s best-known philanthropists. But as years passed, Heywood and Cynthia Fralin’s own trove was growing. The pair, noted for the 19th- and early 20th-century American art they own, are sharing more than 90 pieces with the public through a Taubman Museum of Art exhibit … Read more

Chapel Hill ISD elementary students publish bilingual children’s book | News

Chapel Hill ISD elementary students publish bilingual children’s book | News

Inside the library at Chapel Hill’s Wise Elementary School, students can now find a new bilingual book, ‘Up in the North Pole, the Artic,’ written by its students. Proudly telling their friends and parents “we are published authors,” the 17 students who were formerly in Claudia Fuentes first grade dual language class can now add … Read more

Artist with autism wins award, scores first solo exhibit

Artist with autism wins award, scores first solo exhibit

CHERRY HILL, New Jersey (WPVI) — With little more than a blank canvas, 20-year-old Lance Bannister is painting a path forward for other adults like him with autism. “Lance has been drawing since he could hold a pencil,” said his mother, Amy Bannister. “Long before he’s had speech.” That talent was taken up by Joe … Read more

Parent outcry prompts second NSW government backflip on proposed Jerrabomberra school zoning changes

Parent outcry prompts second NSW government backflip on proposed Jerrabomberra school zoning changes

Parents in Jerrabomberra, just outside of Canberra, have successfully lobbied the New South Wales government to change its controversial zoning rules for the new public high school. Key points: The decision to rezone enrolment for two public schools in Jerrabomberra has been reversed The NSW Education Department announced in March that children from Jerrabomberra Heights would not be able to attend … Read more