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June 10, 2016
Mayor of declining German town wants migrants to fill gaps
Nestled in the foothills of Germany's Harz mountains, Hettstedt has many points of pride: idyllic surroundings, a history ...
June 07, 2016
Burundi: 11 students jailed for doodling president's photo
Eleven secondary school students were put in jail in Burundi for scribbling on photos of President Pierre Nkurunziza, parents ...
June 03, 2016
German town turns to Syrian refugees to save its school
At the talent show in Golzow's elementary school, the highlight is a Syrian girl proudly singing a German pop hit to applause ...
June 02, 2016
Hitler quote makes it into Maine high school yearbook
A high school in Maine is asking students to return yearbooks so a sticker can be affixed over a quote from Nazi leader Adolf ...
May 26, 2016
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures ...
May 25, 2016
Swiss region: Muslim boys must shake female teachers' hands
A school board in northern Switzerland said Wednesday that two Muslim boys who have refused to shake hands with their female ...
May 23, 2016
School threats could be latest in school "swatting"
Threats made against schools across the United States led to the evacuation of students Monday in what could be the latest ...
May 11, 2016
Harlequins says academy player killed in traffic accident
English rugby club Harlequins says one of its academy players has died in a traffic accident. Harlequins announced the death ...
April 22, 2016
AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl
Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family's two cows and eating dried mushrooms ...
April 11, 2016
Eto'o threatens Sampdoria with lawsuit over contract dispute
Four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto'o has threatened to sue his former club Sampdoria over a contract dispute.
April 08, 2016
High-altitude balloon takes stuffed dog Sam to stratosphere
Sam the Dog has gone where no stuffed animal has gone before — into the stratosphere and the English unknown. Teachers and ...
April 06, 2016
Swiss weigh Muslims' refusal to shake female teachers' hands
A Swiss high school's decision to accept two Muslim boys' refusal for religious reasons to shake hands with their female ...
March 10, 2016
London rugby club pushes for American fans with clinic
A London rugby club preparing for a regular season game this week in New Jersey is spending some of its time in the United ...
March 08, 2016
After decades in Damascus, American says he'll never leave
Thomas Webber stoops to check his car for bombs every morning before heading out, but the 71-year-old American has no plans ...
February 23, 2016
Proposed rule to help minority students in special education
The Obama administration says too many minority students are being singled out for special education and is asking states to ...
February 06, 2016
Hungary's public education official replaced amid protests
Hungary's state secretary of public education has been replaced amid growing discontent and protests by teachers, students ...
February 02, 2016
Scholarships, tutoring to save 'lost generation' of Syrians
Until recently, Syrian refugee Eyad Zoulghena only had bad options. The 22-year-old, forced to quit law school when he fled ...
February 02, 2016
Syrian refugee teachers help fill the education gap
In the refugee camp in eastern Lebanon where Fatima Khaled lives with her two daughters, only three children found a spot in ...
January 22, 2016
Blast at Turkish school injures 5 students
Suspected Kurdish militants hurled a hand-made explosive device at a middle school in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir ...
December 31, 2015
Accosted for her hijab, woman now teaches Muslim empowerment
When she was 16, Rana Abdelhamid was accosted on the streets of New York by a man who tried to pull off the head scarf she ...