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January 10, 2019 1:10 PM The school using giant book murals to encourage reading

For many students, this week saw the end of the Christmas break and a return to school. However, one school in Illinois, US, has taken a novel and eye-catching approach to motivating its students in the new year. Students of Mundelein High returned to find six floor-to-ceiling book covers lining the corridor of the school's English department. The vinyl 115

January 5, 2019 8:48 PM Idaho group blasts acquittal in puppy-fed-to-turtle case

BLACKFOOT, Idaho – An Idaho animal welfare group is blasting the acquittal of an eastern Idaho teacher who was accused of feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students. The Idaho Humane Society called the Franklin County jury's decision on Friday to find Robert Crosland not guilty of misdemeanor animal cruelty a "grievous error 90

January 5, 2019 5:55 PM 6 school children, bus driver die in road accident in India

NEW DELHI – Police say six school children and their bus driver have been killed as the vehicle rolled down a gorge on a hilly road in northern India. Police officer Rohit Malpani says another 12 children have been hospitalized with injuries as the school bus skidded off the road in Himachal Pradesh state on Saturday. Malpani said three students in age-group 90

January 4, 2019 2:18 PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'StarTalk' on hiatus amid sexual misconduct allegations, could return pending investigation

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is addressing allegations made by at least 3 women into claims of sexual misconduct. Following recent allegations of sexual misconduct, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talk show, “StarTalk,” is on a hiatus while the claims are investigated by the National Geographic Channel. The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes 98

January 4, 2019 12:48 AM Stephen Curry to auction off 'Moon Landing' shoes for STEM education

"One thousand percent," Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell of accepting the invite. "One thousand percent. Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast." While the Golden State Warriors won't visit Texas until March, Curry had a special nod to the government agency in store Thursday night. He wore a NASA-themed pair of his Under Armour Curry 67

December 21, 2018 3:28 AM Florida boy earns money to pay off lunch debts for others

It's the season for giving and helping others, which is just one of the reasons a fifth-grader in Florida used his own money to pay the balances of all delinquent lunch accounts for other students. Arman Shah on Wednesday received a visit from Nike representatives and officials from the Orange County Public Schools at Avalon Elementary School in Orlando 102

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 114

December 19, 2018 4:40 PM New Orleans schools expected to allow bulletproof backpacks

NEW ORLEANS – Bulletproof backpacks may soon be allowed in New Orleans public schools. An Orleans Parish School Board committee on Tuesday approved allowing the optional bags, and The New Orleans Advocate reports that it appears the proposal will get enough to pass when the full board votes Thursday. The school district's attorney, Kathy Moss, says the board 100

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 103

December 15, 2018 1:08 AM Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the 'Peanuts' crew headed to Apple

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the "Peanuts" crew are headed to Apple's streaming service. (Charles M Schultz Museum) The tech giant has struck a deal with global children's content and brands company — DHX Media — to develop original "Peanuts" programs for Apple's streaming service, including new series, specials, and shorts based on the beloved characters 74