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College recognizes video games as varsity sport As a teenager, in his bedroom illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted. His grades tanked. His parents fretted. A few years later, the 20-year-old from the San Francisco area leads a team of headset... - Posted on October 9, 2014
Cat, dog, lasers: A senior portrait to remember A teenager and his cat, a principal and her dog, and lasers. They all came together in Draven Rodriguez's senior portrait. It ended up with him holding his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, and Schenectady High School Principal Diane Wilkinson holding her Chihuahua, Vivienne. The 16-ye... - Posted on October 8, 2014
Do you know what it takes to be an American citizen? Three former South Carolina governors are leading an effort to have high school students take a citizenship test. The following are 25 of the questions they'd be asked. They are among the 100 questions on a list that federal officers use when testing immigrants seeking citizenship.... - Posted on September 22, 2014
Are you ready to speak up against bullying? Cartoon Network is challenging the public to tell the world "I speak up" in a chorus of 1 million videos. Participants are invited to say those three words into their mobile devices. Then share their videos at www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, as well as to their own social media platfo... - Posted on September 9, 2014
Does music make you smarter? The founder of an organization that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods has noticed a hopeful sign. The kids were graduating high school and heading off to some big universities. That's when Margaret Martin asked how the children... - Posted on September 5, 2014
Ever wonder why school starts so early? (Hint: $$$) Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems. That's what ... - Posted on August 27, 2014
School’s favorite cookie banned from cafeteria A favorite, and locally famous, cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system because of new federal nutritional guidelines. The government's edict to provide healthier foods and cut fats and cholesterol will put an end to the sale of the Elyria... - Posted on August 26, 2014
Hate taking the bus to school? Try swimming! It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of clothing in plastic bags or buoyant jugs as they cross the Heran River, where in some p... - Posted on August 19, 2014
Students set record for hugging trees They hope it was the largest tree hug ever. More than 2,000 people, mostly students, gathered in Nepal's capital Thursday. Their goal was to set a world record for the largest tree hug. Parliament members and even Buddhist monks were there to celebrate World Environme... - Posted on June 6, 2014
They’re sisters, co-valedictorians and twins Identical twin sisters have achieved an identical distinction at a northern Nevada high school: They're co-valedictorians. Gabby and Maria Munoz-Robles received the honor by each racking up 4.54 grade point averages at Douglas High School in Minden, about 40 miles south of R... - Posted on June 4, 2014