“A Busted Gas Pipe”

Informal language has its place, but standard English should probably prevail on television newscasts.

Continental Drift

LitCap: Continental Drift. I can remember being laughed at by a teacher when I asked if South America and Africa had once been joined.

Can Parents Trust Schools to Teach Reading?

Parents can’t afford to leave the most important part of their children’s education to schools that are failing to teach more than half of their beginning readers to read.