Category: Education


Tinder Is Moving In the Right Direction But Parents Need More Safeguards for Kids

On June 8, parents celebrated a significant victory. Rosetta Pambakian, Tinder’s vice-president of communications, announced that Tinder would ban teens under the age of 18 from using their service....


The best and worst states to raise children in

(CNN)Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released Tuesday. Parents in Mississippi and New...

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2 million students missing out on college aid

About 2 million students could have qualified for the need-based Federal Pell Grant during the 2011-12 academic year, but they failed to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) required...


Beyoncé Admits to Being a Member of the Illuminati

yesterday’s much-anticipated interview with Oprah, Beyoncé finally admitted she was a member of the New World Order, also known as the Illuminati. Rumors have swirled since the episode’s taping; many...

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Student loans: squeezed by tuition and rejected by banks, what’s a family to do?

One. Trillion. Dollars. That’s how much American college students, graduates and their families now owe in the form of private and government-backed student loans. To put that in context: if you...

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Obama stands firm on healthcare in face of escalating Republican stand-off

Obama delivers remarks on the Affordable Care Act at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA Barack Obama refused to blink on Thursday in the...


Syrie : 40 % des enfants ne sont plus scolarisés

Près de 2 millions de jeunes Syriens ayant entre 6 et 15 ans, soit 40 % des élèves de cette tranche d’âge, ne vont plus à l’école, a déploré vendredi le Fonds des Nations unies pour...

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Michael Bloomberg donates $350m to alma mater Johns Hopkins University

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $350m to Johns Hopkins University, mainly to expand its interdisciplinary research on an array of issues including global health and urban revitalization,...


Campus de Limonade: les filières enfin dévoilées

Pour la première année académique du campus Henri Christophe de Limonade, les responsables entendent recruter 1 500 étudiants qui seront divisés en quatre grands groupes après l’année...


Sipho Mabuse: the South African music legend who went back to school

He is one of South Africa‘s best loved musicians, has toured internationally and made an album that sold half a million copies. But for Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse there was always something...