Georgia will pay CTB/McGraw-Hill, which bills itself as "one of the nation's leading educational assessment partners" more than $100 million over the next five years to develop the yet-another-new-testing-scheme called Georgia Milestones.
General Motors and Toyota are expanding an airbag recall for the third time to replace inflators that could explode and shoot shrapnel during deployment. This latest recall is due to a still-undetermined problem affecting at least 10 manufacturers. Among Toyota-built products, the affected models are 2002–2005 Lexus SC430 and Toyota Sequoia, plus the 2003–2005 Tundra, […]
Are you one of the millions who have down-sized recently? Why is there a trend towards buying and building smaller homes? Here we examine some of the main reasons why houses are getting smaller, and offer great images for small home inspiration.
Adobe has made it extremely easy for unwanted eyes to read over the shoulders of library patrons. Last week reports surfaced about how Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book software collects and transmits information about readers in plain text. That insecure transmission allows the government, corporations, or potential hackers to intercept information...
Kimberly Guinn lost her husband and the love of her life in a tragic accident. Frank was practicing for a half triathalon in New Orleans when he and his brother-in-law were rear-ended by a car. Frank was killed and Andrew is in critical condition. The two enjoyed training and competing together. ...
Jay Bookman is a columnist and blogger at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues and state and local politics. Jay Bookman generally writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.
PROVIDENCE — Brown University hosts Cornell this Saturday in football, and Raymond Sabella will be in his usual seat along the 30-yard line, another guy in the ubiquitous Brown cap and sweatshirt, but his appearance there is nonetheless extraordinary.