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Life in a Christian 'Fundamentalist' School
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Bible studies, Christian, Islam, Education, England, UK )

Ray
- 194 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,
10 Peculiar Things Public Schools Have Banned
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, americans, schools, off-beat, children, odd )

Carrie
- 837 days ago - mentalfloss.com
Remember Pogs? The game featured cardboard discs printed with some kind of design on one side (sometimes a TV show or company promo), and was played by stacking the pieces face-down and pummeling them with a slammer (a heavier metal piece).
Schools Look at Whether Animals Belong There
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, children, schools, health, safety, students )

Yrna
- 1430 days ago - heraldnet.com
Franklin can demonstrate some lessons of science just by being himself, an 11-month-old golden retriever. Like when the eager puppy, a guide dog in training, runs down a hallway and begins sliding on the shiny tile floor.
10 Rock Stars Who Went to An Ivy League School
Offbeat  (tags: Rock Stars, Music, Ivy League School, Bands, College, Schools )

Nancy
- 1596 days ago - onlinecollegesanduniversities.com
If you're wishing for your online college experience to turn into something a little more glamorous, get the behind-the-music stories for these 10 rock stars.
100 Ways to Learn a Foreign Language Online
Offbeat  (tags: Foreign Language, Learning, Schools, Online Education )

Nancy
- 1683 days ago - onlinedegreeprograms.org
From schools to translators and dictionaries, find the help you need here in this list of 100 ways that you can learn a foreign language online.
Three-Legged Pit Bull Terrier Aims to Keep Dogs Out of the Fighting Pit
Offbeat  (tags: children, compassion, three legged pit bull, fighting ring, rescued, teacher, schools )

Simone
- 1702 days ago - network.bestfriends.org
A pit bull terrier amputee is having a big impact on Kansas City's youth. You would never know the horror this little dog endured in the first few weeks of his life without looking at his single hind leg. The missing paw and the scars up to his knee
School Hugging Ban: Oregon Middle School Principal Says Hands Off
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, society, safety, children, schools )

Lady
- 1737 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Officials Said Students Were Using Friendly Gesture to Bully Others. There's the bear hug. The sympathy hug. The pat-the-back hug. All are now strictly forbidden at one Oregon middle school where the principal says some students were using the normally
Survey Targeting Gay Coloradans Stresses Need for Safe Schools
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, culture, society, safety, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, schools )

Lady
- 1747 days ago - denverpost.com
Schools need to be safe for gay students. That's the top priority for most gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Coloradans, according to a recent statewide survey.
Wildlife Crime Lessons to Be Offered to Schools
Offbeat  (tags: schools, children, compassionl, lessons, wildife crime )

Simone
- 1800 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Schools are to be offered lessons on wildlife crime as part of efforts to tackle the illegal killing of animals.
Back to School With Professor Paws
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, kids, schools, protection, dogs )

Cher
- 1878 days ago - animalsasia.org
After enjoying an extended summer holiday, our Professor Paws team was eager to get back to school recently. The early closing of schools because of swine flu infections last term meant that three schools missed out on their Professor Paws visits as the
100 Interesting and Fun Open Courses You Wished You'd Taken In College
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Open Course, College, Students )

Sophie
- 1890 days ago - universityonline.org
Listed sites are some interesting, fun and challenging open courses from several colleges and universities as well as a small list of other schools that host open courseware programs.
US Children Learning Homeland Security Science
Offbeat  (tags: schools, school children, homeland security, education )

Kim
- 2643 days ago - thinkingshift.wordpress.com
How would you like your kid to attend a high school where they learn about the "new reality" - criminal justice, law enforcement, homeland security science. Is this brainwashing the next generation about the War on Terror? Is it right?
   

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