Archive for Monday, May 14, 2007

Also from May 14

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
USA Collegiate Cycling Championships
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think of home schooling?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’d rather support public schools.
 
62%
It’s a good option for my family.
 
21%
I’d rather support a private school.
 
10%
Undecided.
 
4%
Total 450
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.

Senior Josh Engle receives instruction on frog dissection during biology class from his teacher, Cathy Barfield, during a cooperative class taught at Community Bible Church, 906 N. 1464 Road. The cooperative is one outlet for home school students to be around their peers. Home-schoolers say socialization not a problem
May 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Martha Bachert is sick of the question: How do your children meet anyone if they’re home-schooled?
<a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
11:13 a.m.
Shawn Smith, a Hutchinson native who now lives in Carbondale, Ill., fills up his truck at the Zarco 66 filling station near Ninth and Iowa streets on his way through Lawrence. Zarco is buying the Citgo station in the adjacent lot, seen in background, and will convert it to sell nothing but ethanol and biodiesel products. Pumps primed for biofuel
May 14, 2007 in print edition on 1A
So, $3-a-gallon gasoline has you ready to fight back against the big oil companies. Good luck in Lawrence. You might have an easier time in small farm communities like Garnett, Bird City or Girard.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
10:43 p.m.
The Landon Building, next to the Capitol building in Topeka, is cracking up and pieces of the facade are falling to the ground, making it unsafe to walk near the building. Leaders seek funds to repair crumbling state office buildings
May 14, 2007 in print edition on 5A
Kansas leaders find themselves looking down a money pit when it comes to state building repairs. Lawmakers just approved a five-year plan that will make available approximately $380 million for repairs and maintenance at higher education institutions.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
May 14, 2007
Hospice in need of caring volunteers
May 14, 2007 in print edition on B2
How to help.
Events calendar
May 14, 2007 in print edition on D2
Horoscopes
May 14, 2007 in print edition on B5
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
May 14, 2007 in print edition on B6
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
May 14, 2007 in print edition on B6
Rec Calendar
May 14, 2007 in print edition on C6