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New front line against ISIS: the classroom

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

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An 11-year-old at the back of the class raises his hand and proudly delivers an answer to the teacher's question: "If you murder one person, it's as if you killed all humanity."

It is a verse from the Quran, delivered in Flemish.

And for the teacher, I...

Fiat Chrysler will put workers' kids through college

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How's this for a job perk? Fiat Chrysler is giving dealership workers and their family members a free ride to college. The new benefit is supposed to woo the best workers.

How campuses deal with sexual assault

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They're known as John Doe and Jane Roe. They were sophomores at the University of California-San Diego in 2014 -- friends who fooled around. She said she was a virgin until one night, fueled by alcohol, they had sex.

Most probably can't afford to live near good US schools

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It's the holy grail of parenting: Moving to a town or neighborhood with a good public school system.

Fighting Hawks voted in as new North Dakota nickname

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The University of North Dakota announced the school's new nickname will be Fighting Hawks during a news conference Wednesday.

Not your mother's sex ed: Funny, candid PSAs

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The first time Aly Lovelace ever received any kind of formal sex education, she was 18 years old and a senior at a Texas high school. She'd been sexually active for four years and had had an abortion "completely alone" the year before.

Has the Riemann Hypothesis been solved?

Opeyemi Enoch

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Nigerian professor Opeyemi Enoch Wednesday insisted he has found a solution to the complex Riemann Hypothesis.

Following several media reports casting doubt on his claim, Enoch said: "I have a proof and the mathematics community is behind me."

The sen...

For-profit college must give $103 million back to students

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The nation's second largest for-profit college will forgive nearly $103 million worth of student loan debt to settle claims that it violated consumer protection laws.

Study: Rate of US students studying abroad slowing

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While the rate of American students studying abroad is slowing, more foreign students are studying in the U.S.

Wanted: 100,000 new STEM teachers

100,000 New STEM Teachers Wanted

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In schools across America, there are "Help Wanted" signs advertising jobs that desperately need to be filled. They're all for teaching positions in STEM fields -- which have 100,000 open positions nationwide.

How he won 35 scholarships and went to college for free

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Getting a full ride to your dream college is practically unheard of if you're not a valedictorian who got a perfect score on the SAT. Even then, your financial aid award could still leave you with a hefty bill to cover. But don't give up hope.

Starbucks' new perk: Free tuition for children of veterans

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Starbucks already picks up the tab for its employees to go to college. But now the thousands of military veterans who work there are getting an added perk: Free tuition for their spouses and children.

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