The Chapel Hill Herald: Editorial View All »

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

Valuing teachers

During the campaign, while candidates were busy tossing around numbers about the North Carolina school budget and claiming to be champions of education, more teachers were packing up and leaving the state — or leaving the profession entirely. Now that the election is over, it's time for our legislators to get serious about supporting education.

The Chapel Hill Herald: Letters View All »

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:46 PM

Letters to the CHH editor, Oct. 26

Do you like the consequences of our past elections?

Columnist: Susan Gladin View All »

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 09:45 PM

A story comes full circle at historic Murphey School

I was living in North Carolina when I first heard of Clyde Edgerton, but the news of his novel, “Raney,” came to me via my hometown in Arkansas.  A childhood friend had written me (pre-email days) about a book she had fallen in love with.  “I think the author lives near you,” my friend wrote.

Columnist: Stanley Peele View All »

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:41 PM

Twelve reasons we should be thankful

There are an infinite number of things we can be thankful for.  We can forget them when times are rough.  Here are some of the things we can be thankful for.

Columnist: Vicki Wentz View All »

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Wentz: Give me a coffin filled with coconut oil

Mom, says my son, I’ve been reading a lot about the benefits of coconut oil. They say that it’s really great for your skin and even your hair. You should try it on your hands ... and your arms ... so you don’t let your skin get all thin and papery like Grandma’s, you know?

Columnist: Susie Wilde View All »

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Wilde: Great books for learning disabled students

Recently I taught a professional development class for teachers that yielded fascinating discussions about books that best serve learning disabled students.