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North Korea 'demanded $2m for care of Otto Warmbier'

Added: 25.04.2019 19:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korea reportedly billed the US $2m for the hospital care of detained US student Otto Warmbier.

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Illinois School District Removes Stall Doors From Bathrooms, Girls Are Bringing Blankets For Privacy

Added: 25.04.2019 18:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

A Central Illinois school district has removed the doors from restroom stalls, angering parents and students alike, is reporting. Some girls are reportedly bringing blankets from home so they can have privacy. Officials, however, insist it's necessary after someone wrote a note threatening a school shooting on a stall wall.
School officials in Beardstown have been taking several precautions after discovering the note. It remains unclear, as of this writing, what the note said, specifically, other than that it threatened a school shooting. According to Springfield's , those precautions include allowing entry into and exit from the high school through only one door and conducting random searches.
But it's the removal of doors from the bathroom stalls that has reportedly galled the students, especially the female ones, and their parents.
Student Juan Juarez said that some of his female classmates are coming up with clever solutions to the problem of lack of privacy.


What is Co-Living?

Added: 25.04.2019 14:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Many of us have already lived, are living, or will live in a shared student house - a good mix of cheap housing and intense socializing with friends and school mates. For a reasonable price, it is possible to have a single private room and share common spaces. In fact, not only university students are living this way nowadays. The concept of co-living is becoming more and more an attractive and effective solution.

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Texas principal creates dress code for parents

Added: 25.04.2019 14:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

A nationally acclaimed high school principal is standing by a new dress code she created, not for students, but for their parents. Carlotta Outley Brown is the principal of James Madison High School in Houston, Texas. Earlier this month, she issued new rules for parents after one mother allegedly showed up at the school wearing a headwrap and t-shirt dress. Omar Villafranca reports.


What to know about financial aid packages and student loans before committing to a college

Added: 25.04.2019 14:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

The deadline for students to commit to a college is next Wednesday. For many, figuring out financial aid is a key part of the process. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how your family can get the best financial aid plan, as well as Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposal to eliminate tuition at public colleges.


Classroom crowdscience: Students challenged to detect schizophrenia genes

Added: 25.04.2019 1:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Teaching big data to future scientists means having them think creatively about ways to harness the terabytes of information available to them. To that end, a systems biologist used his graduate course to host a classroom competition tasking students with detecting genes associated with schizophrenia. The winning technique was quick, flexible, and outperformed previously published methods.

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Lego releases bricks to help children learn Braille

Added: 24.04.2019 21:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

The "playful and engaging" bricks will be inclusive to allow sighted teachers, students and family members to use the bricks together


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