Indiana's Department of Education will no longer require teaching cursive writing to elementary students. Instead, grade school children will spend that time learning, what else: to type. Many teachers in Indiana and elsewhere have already cut teaching time for penmanship over the years, citing lack of time and low priority, and the need for keyboard skills has become obvious to many...
Winning an honor like valedictorian of your high school is quite an accomplishment. It means that you excelled, above all others, in your studies for four years. The best-of-the-best. Does sharing the honor take some shine off of the achievement? What about sharing it with someone who may not even deserve it?...
Finding a folded ten dollar bill in your jacket pocket from last winter is an exciting surprise. Finding a $10 on the sidewalk is even better. Sure, it's too bad for the poor soul who lost it, but surely they won't miss it too bad, and you've got $10 you're free to squander...
Guys, when you were 12 or 14, were you ever forced to dance with a girl that you didn't know – maybe at school, or at a wedding? When you are young it can be awkward and uncomfortable holding hands or putting your arm around someone of the opposite sex - especially when you don't know them...