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In an Experiment, Students and Reporters Collaborate on Local News

In an Experiment, Students and Reporters Collaborate on Local News | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
Mercer University is undertaking a $5.6 million project, which partners student work with news organizations in the area, in the hopes of reviving local journalism.
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In a Brooklyn School, Metal Detectors Inject Fear

In a Brooklyn School, Metal Detectors Inject Fear | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
Bushwick Community High School in Brooklyn has thrived as a place for last-chance teenagers, but despite years of serenity, city Education Department officials tightened security.
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Republicans Push Bill to Help Foreign Science Graduates Stay

Republicans Push Bill to Help Foreign Science Graduates Stay | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
The largely partisan measure would allocate up to 55,000 visas of the current annual pool to graduates with advanced degrees in science and technology.
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Family Closet at School

This school's "Family Closet" lets community members pick up children's clothing and drop it back off when the child outgrows it. DPI-sponsored VISTA Member ...
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Amid Hazing at Binghamton University, Cries for Help

Amid Hazing at Binghamton University, Cries for Help | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
Binghamton University students said pledging for fraternities and sororities on campus included having to hold hot coals and a version of waterboarding.
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Segregation Prominent in Schools, Study Finds

Segregation Prominent in Schools, Study Finds | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
White students account for just over half of all students in public schools, down from four-fifths in 1970, but they are still largely concentrated in schools with other whites.
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Next School Crisis for Chicago: Pension Fund Is Running Dry

Next School Crisis for Chicago: Pension Fund Is Running Dry | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund is paying out more than $1 billion a year — much more than it has been taking in — and experts say the fund could collapse within a few years.
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Colleges in Three States Report Bomb Threats

Colleges in Three States Report Bomb Threats | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
False alarms forced students and staff members to flee at the University of Texas, Austin; North Dakota State University, Fargo; and Hiram College in northeast Ohio.
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Teachers Vote Against New CUNY Program

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Members of the English department at Queensborough Community College voted against a universitywide proposal and were met with fierce opposition from the college administration.
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Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings "What I Am"

Will.i.am sings "What I Am" as part of Sesame Street's 41st season. For more fun games and videos for your preschooler in a safe, child-friendly environment,...
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

A quick explanation of the terms United Kingdom, Great Britain, England and much much more. **NEW: T-Shirts now for sale!** Help support making more videos: ...
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Joshua Morse III, Law School Dean Who Defied Segregation, Dies at 89

Joshua Morse III, Law School Dean Who Defied Segregation, Dies at 89 | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
In a time of often violent racial strife in the Deep South, the former dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law challenged prejudice and parochialism.
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Segregation Prominent in Schools, Study Finds

Segregation Prominent in Schools, Study Finds | Around the world in 80 seconds | Scoop.it
White students account for just over half of all students in public schools, down from four-fifths in 1970, but they are still largely concentrated in schools with other whites.
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