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Jack Worth poses with some college friends. The 19-year-old posted his college dorm room on Airbnb. (Facebook/Jack Worth)

College student lists dorm room on Airbnb, faces consequences from university

Airbnbs provide comfortable and interesting home away from homes for many people around the world. For travelers, it's an alternative to pricey and mundane hotels, and for those that offer their spaces for others to rent, it's a good source of income.  One college student in New England decided to ...

Police: Florida students take school bus for joyride

Three students in Pensacola, Florida are facing disciplinary action after police said they took a school bus for a three-hour joyride. >> Read more trending stories   The three students — two 11-year-olds and a 14-year-old — found the bus with the door open and key in the ignition in ...

Teacher accused of putting duct tape over students' mouths

A first-grade teacher in Texas has been fired after she was accused of covering her students’ mouths with duct tape for an entire day. KFDX reports that the children said they were told that the duct tape was part of a game and that they shouldn’t tell their parents because ...

Bomb squad removes grenade from elementary school

A bomb squad removed a non-active grenade Thursday morning from Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5 in the city’s Brookline neighborhood, according to Pittsburgh Public Schools. Investigators confirmed police activity, which was visible when Chopper 11 flew over the scene, at the school shortly before 10 a.m. >> Read more trending stories  ...

School letter sent home to parents asks students to attend gun safety program

A Jacksonville elementary school plans to offer its students a gun safety class. A letter from Kernan Trail Elementary School went home to parents Monday asking to give students permission to attend the Eddie Eagle Gun Safe Program. >> Read more trending stories   The program is for students in ...

Mothers take fight for mandatory school recess to lawmakers

A battle for more time on the playground will go to Tallahassee Tuesday. A group of Orange County mothers will ask lawmakers to make 20 minutes of recess mandatory at elementary schools. >> Read more trending stories   The group said other parents and teachers are on their side. "We ...

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School offers alternative report cards with higher grades to 'encourage' students

A private Jewish school on New York's Long Island is sparking discussion on social media after it sent home report cards to parents along with a letter offering to present an alternative report card with higher grades to show students so they wouldn't get "discouraged," according to FoxNews.com. >> Read ...

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Student suspended for helping friend having asthma attack

A student in Killeen, Texas, was suspended on Tuesday after he picked up a student having an asthma attack during class and carried her to the nurse's office against his teacher's instructions. >> Read more trending stories   Anthony Ruelas, 15, said his classmate was "wheezing and gagging for three ...

Minecraft could be coming to your child’s classroom

Kids would probably want to play Minecraft more than they want to do their homework. Now, the popular game may become their homework. Microsoft is launching a new version of the game that's made specifically for schools. >> Read more trending stories   The game, which is owned by more ...

Scholastic book publishers pulls George Washington book

A new fiction book about the life of George Washington will not be offered from the book publisher Scholastic. The children's book "A Birthday Cake for George Washington," written by Ramin Ganeshram and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton will not be distributed by the company because it believes "the book may ...

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