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Hawaiian High School Senior Goes 2,000 Days Without Missing School — How’d She Do It?

While many students invent illnesses in order to play hooky, 17-year-old Hawaiian teen Ciara Cetraro has the unique distinction of never missing a day of school in her entire academic career, dating back to kindergarten. She is hoping to graduate on May 19 with a perfect attendance record.

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How Can the Dr. Seuss Book ‘Yertle the Turtle’ Possibly Be Considered ‘Too Political’ by a Canadian School?

Teachers and management in Prince Rupert, a province of British Columbia, Canada, are currently embroiled in a labor dispute. Now one teacher has been scolded for violating a ban on political messages in schools by having a quote from a Dr. Seuss book visible in her car that was parked on school property.

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New Study Reveals Bullied Kids Show Signs of Aging Faster Than Normal

Being bullied or physically abused isn’t just tough on kids emotionally — new research reveals it’s also rough on their bodies, making their DNA actually age faster than it otherwise would.

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Controversy Erupts After Father Secretly Tapes Teachers Verbally Abusing Autistic Son [VIDEO]

Confused by reports that his autistic son had suddenly become violent at school, New Jersey dad Stuart Chaifetz made the child wear a recording device in an attempt get to the bottom of things. Shockingly, he discovered that a teacher and a teacher’s aide were verbally abusing learning-disabled children at Horace Mann Elementary School in the town of Cherry Hill.

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Recent College Graduates Having a Ridiculously Tough Time Finding Work

As the debate rages over whether getting a college degree is worth the money, a new set of statistics is giving many people pause — seems half of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.

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Is Getting a College Degree Worth the Money? — Dollars and Sense

As college tuition and contributions to college savings funds rise, experts are again examining the value of higher education and wondering if the cost is a good investment in someone’s future.

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Kindergartner Arrested After Throwing Temper Tantrum in School — Is It Justified? [VIDEO]

Most children who throw temper tantrums wind up in time-out. But one six-year-old in Georgia had such a violent fit that cops felt the need to handcuff her and take her to the police station.

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Senior Citizens Are Stuck with $36 Billion in Student Loans — Dollars and Sense

While educational debt is generally thought to be the problem of younger people, new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reveals a startling fact: Americans ages 60 and over collectively owe $36 billion in student loans.

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