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Russian Teacher Orders Students to Take a Bizarre 23-Hour Exam

Final exams are never fun, but for one university class in Russia, their test was particularly bad.

Not only did the instructor treat the class as her own personal happy hour, she also made it an impromptu sleepover.

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College Student Fakes Kidnapping to Get Out of Handing In Paper

Kids these days are taking the saying “the dog ate my homework” and completely chucking it out the window. Today’s student needs a more up-to-date and convincing reason for missing an assignment, skipping class or failing to complete work. That’s why this story of a college student who faked his own kidnapping is so fascinating.

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Sorry, College Grads, But Working ‘Till You’re Old and Grey Is the New Fad

Medical advancements and healthier living mean many people have longer lifespans these days. That means lots of those older Americans are retiring later than in generations past. In fact, some analysts are calling 70 the new 70 in terms of retirement.

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Perpetual Student Michael Nicholson on His Way to 30th Degree

You’ve surely heard it said that so-and-so has “dedicated his life to learning.” But it would be hard to find anyone more dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge than 71-year-old Michael Nicholson, who is currently working on his 30th college degree.

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Principal Causes Uproar By Banning Kindergarteners from Singing ‘God Bless the USA’ at Graduation

The principal at a Coney Island, NY elementary school is under fire from both parents and some members of the community after she banned the kids from singing Lee Greenwood’s patriotic anthem ‘God Bless the USA’ at a kindergarten graduation.

But you won’t believe what she says they can sing.

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12 Signs Your School Bus Driver Is Losing His Mind

There are a lot of high stress jobs out there and being a school bus driver must be one of them. They have to spend every day taking your kids to the last place they want to go and resist the urge to drive the bus into the heaviest object they can find to get them to behave.

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Mother Arrested for Cheering at Daughter’s Graduation — Is it Fair? [VIDEO]

South Carolina parents attending a high school graduation at the Florence Civic Center in South Florence last Saturday were warned in advance not to cheer for their children as they received their diplomas or they’d risk being thrown out of the ceremony.

Well, one particularly proud mother choose not heed the warning and cheered, anyway. And, boy, did she pay the price.

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14 Things You Don’t Want to Hear in the School Cafeteria

School lunches were never something we looked forward to when we were younger.

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