West Virginia’s fourth certified therapy dog ​​arrives at Pineville Elementary | News

By Mary Catherine Brooks CNHI News W.Va. Pineville Elementary School rolled out the red carpet for River, a certified therapy dog, during a “Pup Rally” last week. The 10-month-old yellow Labrador retriever took center stage with Wyoming County East High School band and cheerleaders providing fanfare. Wyoming County Board of Education members, administrators, and several … Read more

South Jersey school officials discuss using dogs to respond to school shootings | Local News

MAYS LANDING — With the new school year fast approaching and communities disquieted by another mass school shooting in May, officials are searching for new ways to protect their classrooms— and some districts in South Jersey are turning to dogs. The Atlantic County Criminal Justice Advisory Board hosted a presentation Thursday on the use of … Read more

South Jersey school officials discuss using dogs to respond to school shootings | Local News

MAYS LANDING — With the new school year fast approaching and communities disquieted by another mass school shooting in May, officials are searching for new ways to protect their classrooms— and some districts in South Jersey are turning to dogs. The Atlantic County Criminal Justice Advisory Board hosted a presentation Thursday on the use of … Read more

New Fermentation Major Available at University of Maryland’s College of Ag | Food-and-recipes

The process of fermentation is responsible for some of humankind’s tastiest achievements — beer, wine, bread, cheese and pickles, for example. Now, there is a major at the University of Maryland that will teach the specific science of fermentation to a new generation of makers and entrepreneurs. The University of Maryland states that the new … Read more

Emotional support dog joins University High student resources | Education

The latest addition to the University High School staff cannot read, do math or carry on a conversation, yet he may help students in a way that eludes teachers and counselors. He can sit, stay, come and, most importantly, simply be, a calming presence for an agitated or troubled student, or a nonthreatening friend for … Read more