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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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Teacher’s Aide Fired for Refusing to Let Employers Access Her Facebook Account

A few schools have made the news lately for over-policing students’ social media accounts.

Now it seems to be happening to employees, too, because a Michigan teacher’s aide claims she was fired for refusing to give her bosses access to her Facebook page.

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New York Department of Education Removes References To Dinosaurs and Halloween In Tests

Apparently, the unalienable human rights laid out by our forefathers were life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and to never be offended.

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School Forces Students to Delete Facebook Pages

Schools these days seem to have no compunctions about policing students’ use of social media. An Indiana teenager was recently expelled for swearing in a tweet, and now a Brooklyn, New York school is forcing its charges to delete their Facebook accounts — or face expulsion themselves.

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No Graduation for You! High School Senior Expelled After Swearing in a Tweet [VIDEO]

We may live in an era that many feel is dangerously approaching the Big Brother world depicted in the book ’1984,’ but after a high school student was expelled for using profanity in a tweet, lots of people cried foul.

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Mother Sues Teacher for Stealing Son’s Lunch Money

When Baltimore mom Lynsai Green found out her second-grader had a negative balance with the school cafeteria, she was confused — until her son told her one of his teachers was routinely stealing his lunch money.

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