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Girls Narrowly Escape Being Crushed By Elevator

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

Lunch at Classen School of Advanced Studies went from curiosity to life-threatening when three female students became trapped underneath an elevator, ...

12 Essential Reads for Your Education

TNGG | Posted 01.17.2012 | College

The following list are some "Essential Books for your Education." Pick one from each category to consider yourself educated.

Teaching In The Young Lions' Lair

Turnstyle | Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

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Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Colleges: Students To Teach-In and Walk Out In Third Act of Support for OWS | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.02.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- College students at more than 70 campuses around the country will hold teach-ins late Wednesday and on Thursday as a way of building aware...

Should Student Loan Debt Be a Crime?

Keli Goff | Posted 12.31.2011 | College
Keli Goff

An 18 year-old with no credit history and no job walks into a bank and requests a loan to buy a $100,000 condo. What is the loan officer most likely to say?

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Public College Students Going Public With Frustrations At Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.27.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Wednesday evening, three college students descended on lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park with the hope of unfurling their sleeping bags and ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Dropouts and Students Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- This past May, Audrey Hollingsworth had finally reached her limit. The rising debt and chronic joblessness among her friends, combined...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Oberlin College Students Join Occupy Wall Street Protesters | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.24.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- As their classmates spent fall break putting finishing touches on fellowship and graduate school applications, a group of Oberlin College ...

Athens, GA: Pantry Feeds Needy Students | Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

“There’s a misperception... that college students are relatively affluent. But many of our students are stressed to be here.” ...

Allocating Resources to Improve Student Learning

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

As the test of time has proven, education alone cannot address entrenched social problems

The Importance of Political Beliefs in College

Uloop | Posted 12.16.2011 | College

College is the place for you to figure out yourself and your future. Keeping up on the politics of today can help you get a job, as well as make decisions that will impact your lifestyle.

Rhode Island Middle Schooler Starts Recycled Biodiesel Project

Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: Our last foray into kid-hatched alternative-energy projects didn’t end too well (although we’re still big Aida...

Web Startup Tackles Student Debt 'Crisis'

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2011 | Small Business

(By Jon Cook) - Sue Khim was in her third year of medical school, $50,000 in debt and wondering if she would ever dig herself out. Instead of simpl...

Teacher Over The Moon After Winning £150,000 For Physics Lesson

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

A Physics teacher has scooped £150,000 for her exciting physics lesson which uses homemade rockets and animation in a competition organised by e-lear...

Students Do Jumping Jacks With The First Lady To Set Record

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama is trying to help set a world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. An overcast...

Creating a Nontraditional Care Package for Your College Student

Katie Campbell | Posted 12.11.2011 | College
Katie Campbell

You can go the easy route and ship your student their favorite snacks along with a letter and a forgotten memento, or you could amp it up and send them a nontraditional care package. Here are a few "non-"categories with suggestions for each to get you started.

Financial Fascism: Who Wins and Who Loses in the Economic War?

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

So many people around the world support you. As your movement grows, it becomes the movement of ALL of us and the support is only growing. It is the humanity in the stories and the outrage which is beyond justified which is our strength.

New Student IDs Let Parents Track Kids' Behavior

The Tennesseean | Julie Hubbard | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education

Metro Nashville freshman Zachary Jenkins has a hard time keeping track of his $500 district-issued city bus pass, school library card, student ID and ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Students Walk Out Of Classes To Support Occupy Wall Street Protests | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.05.2011 | College

Earlier today, students from at least 100 college campuses around the country walked out of class in a show of solidarity and support for the Occupy W...

PICTURE: Every Essay Ever Written

Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy

Every student has been there: it's the night before a deadline and you're sitting at your desk wracking your brain to throw together an essay that loo...

Students Punished For Wearing Yoga Pants | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

Dozens of teens, including many honor students, were reprimanded this week for wearing yoga pants to Loveland High School. "We're trying to make a po...

PHOTOS: 7 Budget-Friendly Subs For Europe's Top Cities

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

How many times have you embarked on a trip with a strict budget? You book your flight with miles, plan your itinerary ahead to avoid impromptu purchases, and even take your full budget out of the ATM and pay for everything with cash so you know just how much you've spent. Then you watch solemnly as that budget flies right out the window on day two and you've officially entered splurge territory.

Wall Street Protest Supporters 'Occupy' Tumblr

Turnstyle | Posted 11.30.2011 | College

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Converting Classics Into Comics: Bringing Literature into the 21st Century

Tim Chen | Posted 11.30.2011 | Books
Tim Chen

With such greats as Watchmen, Maus, and The Sandman series more-or-less universally esteemed as true works of literary merit, few modern critics continue to write comics off as juvenile smut.

Baby Is Back: The Reality Of RE-Nesting

New York Times | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

A FRIEND of mine named Eugene who is 28 and an investment banker lives at home in Connecticut with his parents. He can afford to live on his own, but ...