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Free Online Course Offered on Animal Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: Free, online course, animal welfare, education, learning, students )

Marie
- 18 days ago - m.thepigsite.com
A free online course that offers people the chance to learn more about the ethics and science of animal welfare begins on Monday (14 July).
14 Facts That Prove Animals Are Winning
Offbeat  (tags: GREAT NEWS, education, activists, safety, internet, law, media, news, humans, interesting, GoodNews, rescued, conservation, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, prevention, Body-Mind-Spirit, CoolStuff, environment, pictures, pets )

Kelly
- 21 days ago - peta.org
I looked at the page and it is so incredibly encouraging. Please keep and share with your friends and read when feeling, "WHY AM I DOING THIS ????" or "AM I EVEN DOING ANY GOOD" or "DO SIGNING PETITIONS EVEN WORK" lastly "DO TWEETSTORMS REALLY WORK".
Free Speech Banned: Student Group Sues 4 US Universities That 'Stifle Dissent'
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Education, Human rights, Law, Robert Bridge, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 26 days ago - rt.com
Arguing that free speech is suffering at colleges across the US, an advocacy group filed lawsuits against four universities, seeking to strengthen the rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
Great Animal Rescue or Great Scam? A Complete Guide By Alison Hector ©
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, endangered, dogs, cats, GoodNews, pets, protection, humans, environment, activists, news, usa, americans, education, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind )

Kelly
- 27 days ago - petadvocatesnetwork.org
THEY SOUND SO GOOD BUT WHOA IS THAT A VALID RESCUE GROUP? HOW TO EVALUATE ANIMAL RESCUES CREDIBILITY AND WORTHINESS *READ THIS TO MAKE SURE DONATIONS ARE NOT GOING TO A SCAM*
UK Bans Teaching of Creationism Theory in Free Schools
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Religion, Science, UK )

Ray
- 39 days ago - rt.com
UK free schools are now banned from teaching creationism as an alternative to evolution. The theory faces rising opposition in the UK, unlike in the US where private schools championing creationism receive millions of dollars of taxpayers' money.
Life in a Christian 'Fundamentalist' School
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Bible studies, Christian, Islam, Education, England, UK )

Ray
- 46 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Trojan Horse investigation has focused on an alleged plot to take over some Birmingham schools and run them according to Islamic principles. But while the role of Islam in education has come in for scrutiny,
BBC BIAS IN ELECTION REPORTING
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, internet, news, politics, society, corruption, freedoms, government, politics, humans, research, government, politics, europe, interesting, freedoms, ethics, media, news, world, society, corruption, co )

Wendy
- 64 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Dear BBC, we believe the BBC should URGENTLY establish processes that ensure that election reporting is fair, unbiased not sensationalist ensuring those processes are followed so that reporting fairly reflects the state of polling and voting in Britain
In Pictures: Kids in Space - Children Draw Their Visions of the Future for Nasa
Offbeat  (tags: drawings, children, nasa, science, education, beautiful )

Giana
- 65 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
To infinity and beyond! Winners and finalists in the 2014 Nasa LaRC Art Contest, open to all students in an area of the US state of Virginia. This years theme, The Future Is Now, encouraged young artists to explore today's technology.
Military Turns Down 80 Percent of Applicants as Armed Forces Shrink
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Army, Education, Global economy, Military, Navy, USA )

Ray
- 75 days ago - rt.com
Gone are the post-9/11 recruiting days where the US military would take just about anyone who walked through its doors, issuing waivers for misconduct and health issues. Now 80 percent of applicants are turned away.
Idaho State University Student's Pit Bull Service Dog Accepts Posthumous Diploma
Offbeat  (tags: dark brown pit bull, Idaho State University, Josh died, americans, education, interesting, media, sadness, news, obituary, dogs, americans )

Kelly
- 76 days ago - examiner.com
Idaho State University ~At the commencement exercise on Saturday, Cletus the dark brown pit bull walked across the Holt Arena stage at Idaho State University with his master's father, Terrell Kelly, to accept a posthumous diploma
Teacher Has to Resign After Taking Sick Student to the Hospital and Paying Her Bill
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Conflict, Court, Education, Health, Law, Medicine, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 115 days ago - rt.com
A former Red Bank, Tennessee teacher claims she was forced to resign from her position - all for taking a sick student to the doctor and paying the bill.
From Secret School to Afghanistan's Future
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Afghanistan's future, neutral language, English, Afghanistan )

Ray
- 128 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Running your own leadership college at the age of 24 would be pretty impressive by any standards.
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 178 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video:We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, education, ethics, humans, media, society, sadness, performance, interesting, unusual, safety, arts )

JL
- 185 days ago - upworthy.com
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
UK Schools Fingerprinted Over 800K Children, Third Without Parental Consent - Watchdog
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Human rights, Laura Smith, Law, Security, Thabang Motsei, UK )

Ray
- 197 days ago - rt.com
Schools in the UK used biometric technology to gather the fingerprints of over 800,000 pupils between 2012 and 2013, a watchdog has found. In 31 percent of schools, children were roped into giving their fingerprints without parental consent.
 

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