Posts Tagged by Education

‘He felt like everyone’s friend’— a high-school classmate talks about Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after imprisonment in North Korea

A former high-school classmate of Otto Warmbier, recently shared her memories of his warmth and charisma. Warmbier, a 22-year-old American student, died Monday after returning home from a year in a North Korean prison. He “felt like everyone’s friend in our small town of Wyoming, […]

To All The Kids Without A School

You don’t exist. At least that’s what a lot of people think. The other day, some expat moms at my Swiss international school in Zurich were chatting in the garden about overdone American graduation ceremonies. Americans, apparently, are known for over-celebrating the graduation. We dress […]

Child Refugees Document Horror Of Fleeing Their Homes Through Powerful Art

Art is providing a powerful emotional outlet for a group of child refugees. Youngsters who have settled in southeast England after fleeing unaccompanied from countries such as Syria, Sudan, Eritrea and Afghanistan have been tackling the trauma of displacement at British Red Cross-backed creative projects. […]

This 10-Year-Old Is Creating A Device To Prevent Infants From Dying In Hot Cars

After Bishop Curry heard his neighbor’s 6-month-old infant died from being in an overheated car, he decided to create a life-saving device to prevent incidents like this from reoccurring ― as any responsible 10-year-old would. “It kind of came in my head,” Bishop told HuffPost […]

School Employee May Be Fired For Claiming Gays ‘Should Be Killed’ On Facebook

An Ohio school employee is likely to lose his job after posting that gay people “should be killed or at least relocated” ahead of a local Pride celebration. Chris Dodds, who has worked as a garage assistant supervisor with Columbus City Schools since 2004, reportedly […]

A Harvard grad and former banker who founded 2 companies shares her best advice to grow a business

Kelly Peeler, 29, has had a knack for building and growing a business that started long before her Ivy League days. As an 11-year-old growing up in New Jersey, Peeler would dumpster dive for old furniture and refurbish the pieces with an antique look, then […]

A Free-Market Failure In The Heartland

It was every supply-side economist’s dream: the promise of achieving economic nirvana by slashing taxes for the wealthy and corporations, and shrinking government. Except it became a nightmare for the people of Kansas, and now the Kansas Legislature has taken a big step toward waking […]

12 words you’re probably mispronouncing

The English language is hard. But sometimes people just flat out mispronounce words. Take a look, for example, at the 11 words below. We bolded the emphasized syllable and included links for audio (click the word to listen). While some words have multiple acceptable pronunciations, […]

Dr. Dre Pledges $10 Million Donation To Compton High School

Dr. Dre has pledged to donate $10 million toward the construction of a performing arts center being built at Compton High School in 2020. The center that Dre, a native of Compton, California, is investing in will be located in the Compton Unified School District […]

9 famous quotes that people get wrong

Wordsmiths like Shakespeare and Robert Frost loved their sarcasm. But when you take comments out of context, they can mean the exact opposite of the author’s intention. That hasn’t stopped people from spouting famous lines, many from classic literature, however they see fit. We created […]

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