Walt Disney Co. Reports Strong Growth; Not Impacted By Measles OutbreakThe Walt Disney Co. reported another quarter of strong growth on Tuesday, helped by higher revenue from its parks and resorts despite an outbreak of measles at Disneyland in December.
In School + On Track 2014
Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance RecordThe national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.
2013 California State Fair Attendance Up Despite Being One Day ShorterThe fair, which ended Sunday, attracted 697,000 people this year, which is an increase of 4,000 visitors, despite being a day shorter. Daily attendance was up 6.5 percent with an average of 41,000 people per day.
Students And Educators Happy About New School Attendance Push Educators across the nation are using wake-up calls recorded by celebrities, weekend make-up classes and other creative strategies to convince students and parents that regular attendance matters -- and not just for grades and achievement.
Thrill Is Back, So Are Crowds At Amusement ParksAmusement parks thrown for a loop by the slumping economy over the last few years are starting to rebound, drawing bigger crowds over the past year and spending more money on new attractions and shows this season.