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It's been a busy fall for many European university students. But it's not necessarily their course work that has engaged their attention and required their stamina in recent weeks. Instead, thousands of students in Great Britain, Italy and Greece have devoted their time to protesting, defacing property and generally making a nuisance of themselves.
Harvard University's hottest course this fall is Physical Universe 27, or "Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science."
Even as state legislators slice budgets for 2011, many lawmakers have crossed party lines to boost or maintain state spending on early child education programs, according to a report.
New funding for D.C. schools could be at the center of a major new political tug of war for Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray, who is pushing for even bigger savings as D.C. lawmakers prepare to cast their first votes Tuesday on a package of fiscal 2011 budget cuts.
In addition to an "education gap" in marriage, there is also a "faith gap," says the new State of Our Unions report on marriage.
Photographs of a happy teen who camped, canoed and fished greeted mourners as they gathered Sunday for the funeral of a 15-year-old Wisconsin boy who held his social studies class hostage before shooting himself.
Cincinnati's Bearcat mascot was cited for disorderly conduct after a snowball-throwing incident in the stands during a game against Pittsburgh.
While Congress bickers over whether to extend the George W. Bush tax cuts, one provision also set to expire is a tax break that helps children attend the school of their choice.
In an opinion piece in Wednesday's Asian Wall Street Journal, U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman Jr. argues that the current generation of Chinese students in American universities is not just good news for the U.S. economy, but a boon for the U.S.-China bilateral relationship.