The Marietta Timeshttp://www.mariettatimes.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 16 Apr 2014 06:18:57 EDTWed, 16 Apr 2014 06:18:57 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDon't wait for prom; have 'the alcohol talk' with teenshttp://www.mariettatimes.comhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/559060.htmlMany area high-schoolers are full of excitement this time of the year. They are busy preparing and primping for their prom celebrations with the hopes of a night of friends and fun to long remember.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCharter schools should be accountablehttp://www.mariettatimes.comhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/559016.htmlCharter schools, with some taxpayer assistance, are excellent alternatives to public education in some places.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTDiverse talent at Marietta Fine Arts Festivalhttp://www.mariettatimes.comhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/558961.htmlMarietta students are a talented group. Well, actually, every school district likes to boast about the artistic talents of its students.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTChild abuse: By raising awareness, lives savedhttp://www.mariettatimes.comhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/558909.htmlChild abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims. Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse is everyone's busines.Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPlan to help dropouts is worth consideringhttp://www.mariettatimes.comhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/558877.htmlMore than a million Ohio adults never graduated from high school. Every year, about 24,000 teenagers join them by dropping out of school. Lack of a high school diploma puts a very low ceiling on a person's prospects for success.Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT