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Kind Woman Confronts Twitter Racist With Love
Offbeat  (tags: children, child, education, ethics, family, GoodNews, goodnews, humans, internet, women, humans, interesting, society, Body-Mind-Spirit )

James
- 6 days ago - thedailywh.at
Woman gives anonymous racist words of kindness and encouragement.
Fox News Terrorist Expert Calls Everyone in Birmingham UK a Muslim
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Wendy
- 16 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Steven Emerson later apologises for error as Twitter rounds on his view of Islam in Britain under the hashtag #FoxNewsFacts
Obama's Free Community College Plan Has $60 Billion Price Tag
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Global economy, Globalization, History, Information Technology, Intelligence, Modernization, USA )

Ray
- 18 days ago - rt.com
President Barack Obama proposed offering two years of community college free of charge to Americans "willing to work for it," and the White House announced Friday the plan would cost $60 billion over 10 years.
BRAC Blog - Yes, Hygiene and School Enrolment Are Directly Proportional
Offbeat  (tags: children, asia, health, bangladesh, sanitation, toilet, education, BRAC )

Naoko
- 18 days ago - blog.brac.net
A study undertaken in Bangladesh revealed an 11 per cent increase in girls' enrolment mainly due to the provision of sanitary toilets
Release 14-Year-Old Arrested for Chalk Drawing in China
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Wendy
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
The Hong Kong police cannot be allowed to separate this girl from her family. Her crime hurts nobody--chalk cleanup is as simple as waiting for it to rain, so it hardly seems right to call it vandalism. Separating her from her hearing-impaired father -..
India's Next Gift to the World Could Be Vedic Mathematics
Offbeat  (tags: mathematics, calculations, mental arithmetic, Vedic mathematics, education, India )

Beatrice
- 21 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
India's next gift to the world, if its Hindu nationalist government has its way, could be the secret to lightning quick mental arithmetic. Vedic mathematics, a set of supposedly ancient techniques that help even the most numerically challenged to con
Japan's Night Schools Offer Hope of a Second Chance for Many
Offbeat  (tags: education, society, night school, Japan, illiteracy, interesting )

Naoko
- 35 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Takashi Kinoshita, 73, lived most of his adulthood with a secret that until recently he wouldn't dare divulge even to his children: he was nearly illiterate.
What Do You Know About Nebulae?
Offbeat  (tags: quiz, education, knowledge., science, nebulae )

Ray
- 38 days ago - play.bbc.co.uk
What do you know about nebulae? Take the quiz and test your knowledge.
Law Enforcement Is Most Obese Profession - Study
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Education, Food, Health, Science, USA )

Ray
- 39 days ago - rt.com
A study on the prevalence of obesity by occupation found nearly half the cops, firefighters and security guards in the United States are obese. Economists, scientists and psychologists scored the lowest rates of obesity.
Hi-Tech Schools Rescuing An Ancient Language
Offbeat  (tags: business, ancient language, Hi-tech, Technology, education )

Ray
- 58 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Technology and education have a long, complicated and sometimes exaggerated relationship.
Cry for Help: Rise in UK Children Considering Suicide, Social Media Blamed
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Health, Human rights, Information Technology, Mass media, UK )

Ray
- 88 days ago - rt.com
More children in Britain are considering suicide than ever before, according to ChildLine, which claims to have received more than 34,000 calls in one year from under-18s seeking guidance
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 97 days ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
The Dangerous Ways To School - Photos to Show Your Kids When They Don't Want to Get the Bus to School!
Offbeat  (tags: challenging, interesting, pictures, children, education, school )

Evelyn
- 119 days ago - funzug.com
WHAT A TOUGH WAY TO GET TO SCHOOL!! Thes photos show how some kids face a very tough way in getting to school. These children deserve special admiration for their devotion to education. Our kids & grandkids don't realise how easy they have things!!
Over 1,000 Students Support London Teen Barred From School for Wearing Islamic Face Veil
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Human rights, Religion, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 124 days ago - rt.com
More than 1,000 UK students have rallied in support of a Muslim pupil, who was barred from attending her school because she wears an Islamic niqab that covers her face and body.
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 139 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
 

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