Slate, a once-semi-readable website, published a 2,925-word tome on Tuesday by a guy who is really sad because he managed to rack up $200,000 in student loan debt by getting a useless degree at a fancypants private college and then, by borrowing more cash to be a graduate student.
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A recently published academic paper posits that gays and lesbians are overrepresented on college faculties --- and in mortuaries, and in law offices --- because gay people like to work alone but also possess high degrees of social acumen.
A former public elementary school teacher who is a Jehovah's Witness has filed a lawsuit against the suburban Detroit school district where she used to work because, she claims, school officials ordered her to organize a classroom Valentine's Day party and then sacked her because she refused.
A first-grade teacher at a public charter school in Central Florida segregated kids by eye color and then purposefully treated some of them cruelly in order to teach them a "tough lesson" about segregation and racism. The kids responded by crying because of the nastiness of the taxpayer-funded teacher.
New York City's city council is set to dilute a host of criminal laws including laws against public urination and excessive noise because council members believe too many members of minorities are getting arrested.
Some people claim they want to make America great again. Others say America is great right now.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights group, instructed America this week that Muslims, Christians and Jewish people all worship the same deity.
A search of the New York state voter rolls shows that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has never cast a vote in a Republican presidential primary election in the state in which he has long been a resident.
The Human Rights Campaign --- America's largest gay and transgender civil rights group --- is celebrating this week's decision by the U.S. Department of Education to create a searchable database targeting faith-based colleges and universities that have sought exemptions from federal gay and transgender rights regulations because the regulations violate their religious beliefs.
Teachers unions in Florida oppose an incentive program designed to reward effective teachers with cash and partial loan forgiveness because, they complain, not all teachers are eligible for the special incentives.
The former president of a university in southern France is currently standing trial on charges he accepted sexual favors and bribes from several Chinese students in exchange for admission.
Bipartisan legislation released on Monday by the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee could finally bring a partial end to years of aggravation over what America's hungry children must eat in school cafeterias.
A host of changes to the federal financial aid application process implemented by the Obama administration in recent months has made the process prohibitively complicated for poor American families who have limited technological proficiency.
A newly-published report shows that almost 10 percent of America's college graduates think Judge Judy is a U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Anal hazing has become and apparently -- as of 2016 -- remains a bizarre ritual in American high schools.
A study soon to be published in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy demonstrates that conservative and libertarian professors are more professionally productive than their left-liberal faculty colleagues.
The small-town Louisiana high school where two blonde, female English teachers were arrested for having sex with the same 16-year-old male student in 2014 now features a female teacher busted for having a lengthy sexual affair with a female student.
The basic cable station MTV is shocked -- shocked! -- to learn that 25 percent of the children in the world's current war zones currently cannot attend school on a regular basis.
The latest fracas involving a transgender student at a taxpayer-funded school involves a kindergarten boy whose parents are sending him to school wearing pink shoes and a jumper.
Oregon State University will host a workshop next week that will explain to students how ordering a coffee at Starbucks involves "implicit biases that contribute to injustice" and connects to the "recent killings of black men" by white cops.