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'College Prep Stress Fest'

  |   April 24, 2012

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full potential through reading and...
Joy Resmovits


Teacher Of The Year 2012 National Finalists Honored By Jill Biden In Washington, D.C.   |  Joy Resmovits   |   April 24, 2012

Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th-grade English teacher in California's Luther Burbank Middle School, got an exciting message in early March: She had been chosen to be...
John Celock


Missouri 'Don't Say Gay' Bill: GOP Sponsors Wary Of 'Homosexual Agenda' (UPDATE)   |  John Celock   |   April 24, 2012

Republican lawmakers in Missouri are defending their controversial bill to ban the teaching of sexual orientation in schools as a way to prevent students from...
Brennan Williams

Hill Harper Talks Anguilla Literary Festival & Adapting 'The Conversation' In A Film   |  Brennan Williams   |   April 24, 2012

New York Times best-selling author and 'CSI: NY' star Hill Harper’s inclination to advocate literacy amongst today’s youth resulted in his 2006 best-seller “Letters To...

For Student Loan Borrower Caught In The Middle Of Servicer Shuffle, 'It's Been Nothing But Confusion'

ProPublica   |  Marian Wang   |   April 24, 2012

This article was originally published on ProPublica The Department of Education has been transferring large batches of federal student loans to new loan-servicing companies —...

Elizabeth Warren Releases Second Television Ad For Massachusetts Senate Campaign

The Huffington Post   |  Luke Johnson   |   April 23, 2012

Elizabeth Warren released the second television ad of her U.S. Senate campaign on Monday, linking her biography to some of the issues she has focused...

Stuart Chaifetz, Father, Puts Wire On Son With Autism, Records Verbal Abuse From Teachers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   April 26, 2012

When Stuart Chaifetz sent his 10-year-old son to New Jersey's Horace Mann Elementary School wearing a hidden audio recorder, he couldn't have predicted what he...

Orange Crush Event Trashes Georgia's Tybee Beach; Community Cleans Up (VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   April 24, 2012

It was the mess that went viral. On April 21, a crowd of partiers descended on Georgia's Tybee Beach for Orange Crush, an unsanctioned, unofficial...

College Board Cashing In On Push For More Degrees

  |  Sarah Butrymowicz   |   August 29, 2012

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. The national push to increase the number of Americans with college degrees is enriching at...
Sam Stein


Mitt Romney Backs Student Loan Proposal From Barack Obama   |  Sam Stein   |   April 23, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Marking the first philosophical convergence of the general election season, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on Monday that he supported President...

University Of Michigan Stem Cell Research Funding Restrictions Shot Down By Gov. Rick Snyder

  |   April 23, 2012

The University of Michigan's battle with Republican lawmakers over stem cell research took a turn Friday when Republican Gov. Rick Snyder sided with the school,...

President Barack Obama To Urge Congress To Maintain Lower Stafford Loan Interest Rates At CU-Boulder

  |   April 24, 2012

Thousands stood in line at the University Memorial Center in Boulder over the weekend hoping to get one of the free tickets available to watch...
Jason Gilbert


ExoPC And Panama Team Up To Bring 'Tablet Desks' To Students (PICTURES, VIDEO)   |  Jason Gilbert   |   April 23, 2012

Kids, don't stick your gum on these desks. ExoPC, the French-Canadian startup that manufactures a tabletop multitouch surface with a 32-inch LCD display called the...

Don Pettit Bubbles VIDEO: NASA Astronaut Injects Air Inside Water Sphere

  |   April 23, 2012

The zero-gravity environment inside the International Space Station gives astronauts ample opportunity to have a little fun--as seen in this new space bubbles video in...

Obama Administration Selects Denver's Noel Community Arts School For Program To Help Turn Around Low Performing Schools

  |   April 23, 2012

President Barack Obama's Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) announced Monday that Denver's Noel Community Arts School has been selected as one of eight...

Vermont Lawmakers Debate Letting Parents Say No To Vaccines For School

AP   |  DAVE GRAM   |   April 22, 2012

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- For Jennifer Stella, it's a question of informed consent. Her son had a seizure after getting childhood vaccinations and her daughter suffered...

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker Aim To Adopt Failing Schools Through New Initiative

AP   |  BRETT ZONGKER   |   April 23, 2012

WASHINGTON — Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledged Monday to help the Obama...

April Weather 2012: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio And Other States Face Unusual Storm

AP   |  CAROLYN THOMPSON   |   June 23, 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter packing soaking rain and springtime snow churned up the Northeast on Monday, unleashing a burst of winter, closing some...

Cornish Teachers Should 'Explore' Paganism, Church of England Says

The Huffington Post UK   |  Lucy Sherriff   |   April 23, 2012

Teachers in Cornwall have been told by the Church of England to celebrate all Cornish beliefs in school, including "exploring" Paganism, over fears some families...
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