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Cheating on an English Test

My first grade teacher, Mrs. Ayres, taught me things I needed to know to start school right, including one important rule: "Keep your eyes on your own ...


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"Stand and Deliver": The Harm of Assuming the Worst

Stand and Deliver is a movie based on the true story of Jaime Escalante. In 1982, Escalante (played by Edward James Olmos) leaves a high-paying job as ...


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Did Adam and Eve Have Children?

On one late night talk show, a panel of three university students were asked questions to test their intelligence. The questions ranged from naming famous ...


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Number of Homeschoolers Increasing

The number of homeschooled students in 1999: 850,000

The number of homeschooled students in 2003: at least 1.1 million


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Sparking the Flame of Knowledge

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

—William Butler Yeats, poet and dramatist, 1865–1939


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Grandmothers 19 Times More Likely to Die Before College Exams

In his book, Dan Ariely talks about our tendency to be dishonest when we're in a tough spot. John Ortberg expounds on it in his book, Soul Keeping:

Ariely's ...

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Yale's Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness

The most popular course in the history of Yale University was offered in the fall of 2017—PSYCH 157: Psychology and the Good Life. Nearly one-fourth ...


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Perfection Required for Acceptance at Stanford University

Statistically, Stanford University ranks as one of the toughest schools to give an acceptance letter. The university recently updated their admission ...


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Student Invites Teacher to Harvard Graduation 21 Years Later

At the end of the school year in 1997, Judith Toensing wrote in one of her sixth grade students' report cards, "It's been a joy to have you in class. ...


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Tennessee Teens Blanket Their School with Notes of Encouragement

Anyone who's been through it knows that middle school can be tough. At Harriman Middle School in Tennessee, a group of students took it upon themselves ...


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