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Woman stabs teen to death in rampage at Czech school

Prague - A woman stabbed a student to death and wounded two girls and a police negotiator in a rampage at a secondary school in the Czech Republic on Tuesday, according to police.

Teacher captures stunning photo of great white shark

Swiftly spreading across the Web is this photo of a hungry great white shark taken by New Jersey elementary school teacher Amanda Brewer. “I wasn’t even a little bit frightened,” she said in an interview.

Bloody back-to-school for Donetsk schoolchildren

Donetsk - "Everything was ready for a nice back-to-school day," said Zoya, the watch woman of Donetsk school number 57. Instead the festive morning of balloons and flowers ended with a shell that took the lives of four people.

Pennsylvania teachers to be allowed to carry firearms at school?

Harrisburg - Teachers in Pennsylvania could soon have the opportunity to legally carry their firearms to work, thanks to a new piece of legislation proposed by Republican lawmakers in the state.

Op-Ed: This fall, students should set a good first impression and write!

Millions of kids, teenagers, and even adults are heading back to classrooms as the fall semester begins. Here is what you should do to start off on the right foot.

Teens in LA school shooting plot 'wanted to die'

Los Angeles - Two US teenagers arrested on charges of plotting a high-school mass shooting had a "very methodical" plan and wanted to die in the gun battle, police said Tuesday.

White students to no longer be majority in U.S. public schools

Public schools in the United States are projected to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, which is a first.

Special Ed teacher shows up for school drunk, arrested

Wagoner - An Oklahoma teacher didn't exactly start the school year off on the right foot, ending up behind bars after showing up for the first day of school drunk and pantless.

Israel confirms firing near Gaza school

Jerusalem - Israel's military confirmed it fired on a target near a UN school in the southern Gaza city of Rafah on Sunday, an attack which medics said killed 10 Palestinians.

India jails 10 over 2004 school fire that killed 94 children

New Delhi - A court in India on Wednesday sentenced a headmistress and nine others to jail over a school fire that killed 94 children a decade ago, in the first convictions surrounding the tragedy.

Netflix to revive 'The Magic School Bus'

Children of the 90s rejoice — Netflix has greenlighted new episodes of the popular animated educational children’s series.

Two dead in new US school shooting

Troutdale - A rifle-toting gunman killed a 14-year-old student at an Oregon high school, the latest in a spate of US shootings that prompted a renewed warning from President Barack Obama.

Two dead in new US school shooting

Los Angeles - A gunman shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school Tuesday, the latest in a spate of US shootings that prompted a renewed warning from President Barack Obama.

Student, gunman dead in latest US school shooting

Los Angeles - A gunman shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school Tuesday, in the latest in a spate of US shootings which are becoming chillingly regular.

Police scramble to new reported US school shooting

Los Angeles - Armed police locked down an Oregon high school on Tuesday after reports that shots had been fired, TV pictures showed, although there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Online education still popular despite decline in growth Promoted

Despite the negative press several years ago, online education is fast becoming the go-to option for students of all ages. But what makes it so attractive, and what challenges does it face to becoming a mass-adopted tool?

California gunman 'not a danger' pre-rampage

Santa Barbara - A 22-year-old man who murdered six people in a violent rampage in California had previously convinced police he was not a threat to others.

US student stabbed three before going on California gun rampage

Santa Barbara - US police identified Saturday the gunman who killed six people when he opened fire in a California college town as a 22-year-old student and revealed that three of his victims were fatally stabbed at his apartment before the gun rampage began.

Op-Ed: Study finds rich administrators make for poorer students

A recent study found that students pay more and pay longer to go to school in colleges that have more highly paid leaders.

High school senior fulfills dying mother's wish

Maryland mom Darlene Sugg began home hospice in April. But even cancer couldn’t stop her from seeing her daughter, Megan, graduate.

Teen charged with disorderly conduct for recording bullying

Mcdonald - A 15-year-old special education student was charged with disorderly conduct after he secretly used his iPad to record audio of his classmate bullying him.

20 hurt in mass stabbing at US high school

Murrysville - An American student stabbed 19 teenagers and a security guard in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pennsylvania high school, officials said.

20 hurt in mass stabbing at US high school

Murrysville - An American student stabbed 19 teenagers and a security guard in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pennsylvania high school on Wednesday, officials said.

20 hurt in mass stabbing at U.S. high school

Washington - An American high school student stabbed or slashed 20 people, mostly teenagers, in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pittsburgh high school on Wednesday, officials said.

Top 10 fastest-improving Ontario secondary schools Special

Toronto - The top 10 fastest-improving secondary schools in Ontario shows a mix of geographic, student and family characteristics, a new study reveals.

Amount of school choice varies widely across Canada Special

Toronto - Alberta offer parents the greatest degree of school choice in Canada whereas Atlantic Provinces offer the least. This is according to a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

Thai school bus crash 'kills 15'

Bangkok - At least 15 people, including 13 children, were killed when a bus carrying students on a trip to the seaside collided with a lorry in eastern Thailand Friday, police said.The smash is the latest in a series of deadly accidents involving buses in Thaila...

15 dead in Thai school bus crash

Bangkok - At least 15 people, including 13 children, were killed when a bus carrying students on a trip to the seaside collided with a lorry in eastern Thailand Friday, police said.More than 30 others were injured in the pre-dawn accident in Prachinburi involvin...

Russian teachers told to cut back homework for Olympics

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin's ruling party on Wednesday urged Russian school teachers to cut back on homework assignments so children could spend more time watching the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.The feel-good proposal came on the heels of the Russian ...

Ontario annual school rankings throws up some surprises

Toronto - Despite perceived barriers to academic success, students can thrive in the classroom, finds the Fraser Institute’s annual school rankings of schools in Ontario. The 2014 report has produced some interesting results in relation to parental income.
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The abandoned Mae C. Jemison Academy in Detroit, Michigan
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University students relaxing near their quad
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A primary school classroom in France
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