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Being Thankful

“What are you thankful for this year?” Thanksgiving has always been my favorite reason to go home. It is time to reflect on the past year and remember what I am thankful for.

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Impact of Daylight Savings

Who doesn’t enjoy an extra hour of sleep? It’s that time of year again! As Halloween weekend ended, every clock was pushed back an hour on Sunday morning. Everyone experienced an extra hour of sleep as Daylight Savings ended at 2 a.m.

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Simply Walking

Exercise has become part of millions of American lives. People are becoming more concerned about their health and wellness.

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Halloween: To be anything but yourself

“What are you going to be this year?” This question is frequently asked throughout October. As the leaves fall and temperatures slowly decrease, this month is filled with excitement and preparation for the season’s event; Halloween.

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Education Department Defining Dyslexia

On October 23, the United States Department of Education’s Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services published a letter providing “guidance to states and schools on learning disabilities, specifically dyslexia.

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Importance of Reading

An undergraduate student once expressed her objective of pursuing an education degree:

“I want to provide a child with the reading experience that I did not receive during my educational career. I want to teach them how to read at the age seven, not seventeen.”

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American with Disabilities Act celebrates 25 years

October is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month! The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is celebrating 25 years of service and commitment providing equal and accessible opportunity for Americans with disabilities. The ADA was signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.

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Democratic Debate: So What’s Next?

The 2016 presidential candidates participated in the first Democratic debate on October 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The debate was moderated by Anderson Cooper of CNN.

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Impact of Public Education on Dyslexics

The traditional classroom has become more technologically advanced from the one in which our parents learned. However, not everyone can experience success within the system. School can be challenging for dyslexic students.

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The Second Monday of October

“Have a nice weekend! See you on Tuesday.” We hear these words together only a few times a year. Long weekends are enjoyable for everyone, but their significance can sometimes be forgotten. The extra day of relaxation can be appealing and its true meaning is often overlooked.

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