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Anyone looking to understand the "lay of the land" in kindergarten-through-12th-grade education should look no further than James Ryan's outstanding "Five Miles Away, A World Apart." Mr. Ryan, an education scholar and law professor at the University of Virginia, makes the case that the education landscape is shaped most decisively by one feature: the persistence of the local school district, which is responsible for the school choices that parents make.
Shiver me timbers! Actor Johnny Depp shocked a London school by answering a pupil's fan letter and visiting classes dressed as his character from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie series, teachers said Friday.
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A review of 60 years of census data finds that college-educated men and women are now more likely to be married by age 30 than their peers who didn't attend or finish college, "a reversal of long-standing marital patterns," the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project said Thursday.
Thailand's high school gang wars — so common that the media generally ignore them — were thrust into the headlines and parliamentary debate last month when a 9-year-old bystander was fatally shot.
Rutgers and Connecticut is quickly becoming a Big East Conference rivalry.
Ariana Iacono believes that her nose piercing helps maintain her spiritual health, but the officials at Clayton High School near Raleigh, N.C., still suspended her because it violates their dress code.
A Kansas high school football player has had part of his left leg amputated after breaking it in a game.
Elections officials in Washington have decided to scale back for now an online voting system after University of Michigan students testing the system managed to hack the system and get the site to play the school's fight song.