The Real Treasures of Wei State
A marquis named Jing Hou once paid a visit to the prince of Wei State during the Warring States period of Chinese history (475–221 B.C.). Jing Hou specially dressed up for the occasion, holding a sword with precious stone inlays on the left and a precious jade tablet pendant on the right, both sparkling brightly.…

Union leaders blast Education Department over lawsuit delay
The leaders of two powerful teachers unions in New Mexico blasted the state Public Education Department on Friday for causing a delay in a District Court hearing for a lawsuit over the state’s teacher evaluation system. First District Court Judge David Thomson has postponed a hearing in the case for the second time this year…

K-12 education is an innovative education system. This area of education has a dominance over the conventional educational systems as it puts more weight on thinking and reaching own self-explanatory conclusions. The way of teaching here is completely different and phenomenal. Teachers generally follow the tactic of asking students to work on a lot of…

Glimpses of a Lost World Through Early Chinese Photography
NEW YORK—Two men clad in leather and fur stand side by side with their legs wide and firmly planted on the ground, next to a Bactrian camel. All three stare straight at the camera. You meet their gaze, transcending time and place. The world has changed so fast of late. We forget it was only…

Higher education ‘penalized’: State officials’ errors cause problems in financial aid process
BLUEFIELD — The presidents of both Bluefield State College and Concord University say it’s business as usual regarding financial aid for students, despite federal reimbursement problems created by the state. According to a report by The Associated Press, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed that all West Virginia’s public colleges and universities will be placed…

Each of us must have a good education. It is a requirement for us to do better in life. We all know about the quote that says “Education is the key to success.” This is true, in a sense that we are capable of being successful and will reach high in life if we are…

Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties
NEW YORK—In ancient times, the people of China believed their culture was divinely inspired. The elegant works of art and exquisitely made objects displayed in Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.–A.D. 220), at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, show expressions of that belief. From the First Emperor’s terracotta…