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Crowdsourced Novel: Collabowriters Experiment Invites Users To Write Book

The Huffington Post   |  Tara Kelly   |   April 30, 2012

Crowdsourcing a novel is nothing new. Plenty of people submit ideas to Kickstarter and Indiegogo to come up with the funds to make a work...

Patricia Mulholland, South Carolina Teacher, Faces Charges Over 'What The Nazis Do To Jews' Comment

AP   |  JEFFREY COLLINS   |   April 30, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A middle school teacher in South Carolina has been accused of dragging a student under a table during class, telling the boy...

iTech Academy, Miami Video Game-Themed Magnet, Aims To Prepare Students For Technological Job Market

  |   September 12, 2012

Never mind video games getting in the way of homework or learning time. At one Florida school, video games are homework. A new magnet program...

Best Cities For Women: 25 U.S. Metropolitan Areas Ranked For Women's Well-Being

The Huffington Post   |  Emma Gray   |   May 1, 2012

Where you live may determine a whole lot more than the view you wake up to. A new report released by Measure Of America indicates...

What They Don't Tell You At Graduation

Wall Street Journal   |  CHARLES WHEELAN   |   April 30, 2012

Class of 2012, I became sick of commencement speeches at about your age. My first job out of college was writing speeches for the governor...

David J. Sims, Boy Scouts Of America Board Member, Says Anti-Gay Policy Prompted Resignation

  |   April 30, 2012

Support for the Ohio mom who was dismissed as leader of her son's Boy Scout troop because she is a lesbian continues to grow. The...

Cory Pingeton, High School Student, Sucker-Punched In Face At School (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   May 2, 2012

Cory Pingeton, an 18-year-old student at Franklin High School in Franklin, Mass., required medical attention after an unnamed suspect viciously attacked him in the school's...

Quantum Entanglement Experiment Shows How Future Can Affect Past In Quantum World

  |   May 1, 2012

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/30/2012 11:30 AM EDT on LiveScience Spooky quantum entanglement just got spookier. Entanglement is a weird state where...

Cracking The Code: Jews Should Lead The Battle Against Technological Illiteracy

  |   April 30, 2012

By Liel Leibovitz Tablet Magazine Next month, more than 1.5 million American college students will graduate with bachelor degrees. Nearly all of them will be...

'Supermoon' 2012 Visible This Week As Moon Reaches Perigee

  |   April 30, 2012

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 04/30/2012 02:02 PM EDT on SPACE.com Skywatchers take note: The biggest full moon of the year is due to arrive this weekend....

Social Media And Video Games In Classrooms Can Yield Valuable Data For Teachers

  |  Nick Pandolfo   |   April 30, 2012

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Digital blog. Social media, video games, blogs and wikis are playing increasingly important roles in...
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Milken Global Conference 2012: Live Updates From The 15th Annual Milken Global Conference

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lucy Blodgett   |   May 1, 2012

Monday marks the first morning of the 15th annual Milken Conference, a four-day long event hosted by the Milken Institute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel....

Schools Adding Yoga To Phys-Ed Classes

CBC   |   April 30, 2012

A former physical education teacher is helping to bring a successful project of teaching yoga to high school students to schools across New Brunswick. Jenny...
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College Decision Day: Taylor Lee Faces A Hard Choice About Money And Her Future

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Catherine New   |   April 30, 2012

Taylor Lee, 18, can't decide where to go to college. But by Tuesday she must make a final choice between the University of Miami, a...
Cara Santa Maria

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Prayer: What Does The Science Say? (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Cara Santa Maria   |   May 10, 2012

An overwhelming 83 percent of Americans say that God answers prayers--which raises the question, does prayer work? Is it something that we can even begin...

Dan Savage Addresses Journalist Conference Speech Controversy, Denies Attacking Christianity

  |   May 1, 2012

Dan Savage is speaking out after his obscenity-laced speech at the National High School Journalist Conference in Seattle sparked a national controversy. The outspoken lesbian,...

New Trier Student Wants Backyard Chickens Legalized

Wilmette-Kenilworth, IL Patch   |  Chi   |   June 30, 2012

What started out as a school project is now turning into civic action for New Trier High School junior Zan Fisher. The Wilmette resident requested...

Illinois Preschool Funding Cuts: Sheriffs, Police Chiefs Say Early Education Prevents Crime

The Huffington Post   |  Jen Sabella   |   April 30, 2012

A group of Illinois law enforcement leaders joined forces last week to speak out against cuts to state preschool funding, claiming cutting early education funding...

Rick Scott, Florida Governor, Cuts College Funding, Vetoes Unlimited Tuition Hike Bill

The Huffington Post   |  Tyler Kingkade   |   May 1, 2012

After approving a $300 million cut to Florida's public universities in earlier April, thus cutting public higher education state funding for the fifth year in...

Benzion Netanyahu Dead: Hawkish Scholar And Israeli Prime Minister's Father Dies At 102

AP   |  ARON HELLER   |   April 30, 2012

JERUSALEM — Ben-Zion Netanyahu, the historian and Zionist activist whose skepticism about peacemaking with the Arabs helped to shape the world outlook of his son,...
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