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  • Thailand: Activists Rally to End Cruel Punishment Haircuts Inflicted on Helpless Students

    Thailand: Activists Rally to End Cruel Punishment Haircuts Inflicted on Helpless Students

    Activists in Thailand are calling for more definitive guidelines and stricter enforcement measures to eradicate the practice of humiliating punishment haircuts in schools. The outcry follows an incident in which a teacher was accused of cutting the hair of over 100 students while they sat on the floor in rows. For decades, students in Thailand…

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  • Watch: Castleberry High School investigating viral video of student attacking teacher, making racist comments.

    Watch: Castleberry High School investigating viral video of student attacking teacher, making racist comments.

    Officials in Castleberry High School are investigating after a video of a white student yelling at and hitting a Black teacher went viral. The video, which was filmed at a school in the Castleberry district, was posted to Twitter on Nov. 19 and has since garnered thousands of views. It’s not clear what date the… Read more

  • Watch: Deer breaks into Elementary school in Springfield

    Watch: Deer breaks into Elementary school in Springfield

    Video posted to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Facebook page showed a deer, which was identified as a whitetail buck, standing in the middle of a soiled classroom at Westside Elementary School in Springfield, Tennessee. The wild deer had managed to squeeze its way through an emergency door without breaking it and got trapped inside the… Read more

  • Rewind: A 110-year-old 8th-grade exam. Can you pass the test?

    Rewind: A 110-year-old 8th-grade exam. Can you pass the test?

    This copy of the Eighth Grade Exam for Bullitt County Schools in 1912 was donated to the Bullitt County History Museum. We thought you might like to see what the test looked like more than a hundred and ten years ago. Obviously it tested some things that were more relevant at that time than now,… Read more

  • Watch: Adele breaks down after reuniting with English teacher from school on stage, bursts into tears.

    Watch: Adele breaks down after reuniting with English teacher from school on stage, bursts into tears.

    The “Easy on Me” singer started to cry as she was reunited with the teacher who she hadn’t seen since age 12.  Adele is used to surprising fans at her concerts, but this time she was the one who was left shocked. The “Easy on Me” singer filmed a UK concert special called “An Audience… Read more

  • There’s a School In Cambodia That’s Entirely Built From Waste.

    There’s a School In Cambodia That’s Entirely Built From Waste.

    The Coconut School — also known as the “Rubbish School” — is located in a national park on top of a remote mountain some 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of the capital Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The school was the idea of former hotel manager Ouk Vanday, who envisions a future free from garbage in Cambodia.… Read more

  • Teacher Teaches Microsoft Word Without Using Any Computers

    Teacher Teaches Microsoft Word Without Using Any Computers

    A teacher who teaches Microsoft Word without using any computers in Ghana had become an online sensation. Teaching kids how to use a computer is hard enough already, since they’re kids, but just try doing it without any computers. That was the task undertaken by Richard Appiah Akoto in Ghana, who, thanks to his innovative… Read more

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