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Almost Half of College Students Are Clueless About How Much Loan Debt They Have — Dollars and Sense

It’s not unusual for college students to graduate with a hefty student loan debt. But according to a new study, many don’t know how much they owe — and some aren’t aware they owe anything at all.

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Scores of Graduating High School Students Suspended After Harmless Senior Prank

A small group of seniors at Cascade High School in Clayton, IN celebrated their upcoming graduation with a prank, covering school doors, offices and windows with more than 12,000 colorful Post-It notes.

But the school superintendent apparently didn’t think it was so funny — he suspended almost 60 students, and a janitor accused of helping during the prank could lose her job.

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Where Do Recent College Graduates Most Want to Work?

Recent college graduates may have a rough time finding a job, but a new survey has revealed the companies where they’d most like to work — and a few may surprise you.

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Chinese School Gives Honors Students the Cold Shoulder By Rewarding Them with Air Conditioning

At a school in China, hard work isn’t just rewarded with success — it’s rewarded with air conditioning, too.

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School Bans Kids from Using Acronyms When Signing Yearbooks

For the past few years, language purists have bemoaned the way “text speak” like LOL and OMG has wormed its way into written communication.

But according to parents, a Georgia elementary school went too far when it made students sign a pledge stating they wouldn’t use acronyms when signing each other’s yearbooks.

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Local Pest Control Expert Reveals What’s Up With All The Black Beetles

I swear, you can’t go anywhere in Wichita Falls these days without running into them. The large, black, ground beetle that seems to be everywhere this year.

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Half of Recent College Grads Don’t Have Full-Time Jobs

The unemployment rate for college graduates is lower than that for people without degrees, but that doesn’t mean they’re having an easy time of it.

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What Are the 10 Best High Schools in America?

US News & World Report has released its list of the best high schools in America, teaming up with the Washington, DC-based American Institutes for Research (AIR), one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world.

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