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School Daze

  1. education
    Amherst College Cancels Legacy AdmissionsSorry, dads.
  2. school daze
    NYC Parents Upset at School for Daring to Assign Kids FunP.S. 116 in Kips Bay has stopped assigning homework, instead telling kids to enjoy themselves.
  3. school daze
    Staten Island Woman Might Have Threatened to Blow Up Her Daughter’s School Because the girl failed a test. 
  4. school daze
    Washington Heights School’s Bathrooms Are BadThat might not even be the worst part of this story.
  5. school daze
    Columbia Allowing Law Students to Delay Exams“[These] cases have shaken the faith of some in the integrity of the grand jury system and in the law more generally.”
  6. school daze
    University of Virginia Suspends All Frats After Disturbing Sexual Assault StoryA Rolling Stone article published earlier this week detailed a student’s brutal gang-rape at the Phi Kappa Psi house.
  7. school daze
    ‘Tasteful’ Guns in Senior Portraits Are OkaySure.
  8. school daze
    149 Students Hospitalized Due to Mysterious OdorYonkers Middle High School was evacuated on Wednesday due to a “gas-like smell.”
  9. bad ideas
    Columbia Cancels Concert, Solves Campus Assault“We feel strongly that this is a band-aid, not a solution, in the fight against sexual assault on Columbia’s campus.”
  10. kids today
    New Kindergarten Test for 4-Year-Olds: Not Easy!It’s also administered on an iPad, of course.
  11. school daze
    Scientology Sneaking Its Anti-Drug Programs Into NYC SchoolsAnd peddling unscientific scare tactics.
  12. school daze
    New Jersey Prosecutor Delights in Teen’s Lack of Hacking Skills The 16-year-old was caught using a teacher’s password to change grades and attendance records.
  13. school daze
    New Jersey Substitute Teacher Fired for Enforcing ‘Quiet Game’ Rules With Tape“We were jabbering too much,” admitted one student.
  14. neighborhood news
    NYU Now Fighting With Neighbors UptownJust for a change of scenery.
  15. school daze
    Kids Injured After Firecracker Explodes on School BusSave it for the outdoors.
  16. school daze
    Substitute Teacher Fired for Asking Kids for Relationship Advice She kept it G-rated.
  17. school daze
    Bad Kids Put Rat Poison in Teacher’s Water BottleShe didn’t become seriously ill.
  18. new york university
    NYU Abu Dhabi Workers Treated Terribly; NYU ShrugsDespite the school’s idealistic promises of fair labor practices, the reality was quite the opposite.
  19. school daze
    Queens Frat Channels Zac Efron in NeighborsThere goes the neighborhood.
  20. this is ivy league
    Kwasi Enin, Ivy League Kid, Going to YaleThe Long Island overachiever announced his pick at a press conference.
  21. school daze
    Miss America Says She Doesn’t Want Teen Punished for Asking Her to PromBut Nina Davuluri still won’t be doing any slow-dancing.
  22. school daze
    Kansas Parents Worried That Michelle Obama Will Upstage Their High Schoolers They want to disinvite the First Lady from a graduation ceremony.
  23. school daze
    Brave Teen Asks Miss America to Prom, Ends Up SuspendedNo fun.
  24. kids today
    Long Island Teens Thought Confederate Flag, Blackface Were Somehow AcceptableFour students at a Catholic high school have been expelled.
  25. school daze
    Sexton Made Faculty Housing Into Duplex for SonRight as the school announced a housing shortage.
  26. school daze
    The Backlash Against New York’s Standardized Tests Is Getting SeriousParents, teachers, and principals protested across the city today.
  27. school daze
    Staten Island Tweens Hospitalized After Getting Caught Drinking at SchoolThe old vodka-in-an-iced-tea-bottle trick.
  28. college
    UConn and Kentucky Both Rioted a Bit Last NightWin or lose, the result was the same.
  29. kids today
    Read the College Essay That Got Kwasi Enin Into All 8 Ivy League SchoolsIt is very much a college essay.
  30. kids today
    Long Island Teen Just Happened to Get Into All 8 Ivy League SchoolsAnd Duke.
  31. school daze
    New York’s Schools Are the Country’s Most Racially Segregated New York City’s charter schools are some of the least diverse of all.
  32. school daze
    Brooklyn High-Schoolers Forced to Spend the Night on Broken Bus in FloridaWith no way to charge their phones.
  33. crimes and misdemeanors
    Queens Teaching Assistant Accused of Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old StudentShe’ll be arraigned on Thursday evening.
  34. school daze
    Horace Mann Tiger Woods, Canh Oxelson, ArrestedLots going on here, and it’s all wild.
  35. school daze
    4-Year-Old Wanders Out of School; No One NoticesAfter Avonte Oquendo, this does not look good.
  36. school daze
    Private-School Parents Spy on Prospective Students’ Families Of course.
  37. school daze
    Bill Clinton Is the Face of a Massive For-profit College CompanyThey must be paying him a lot for this.
  38. awful things
    Chemistry Experiment Fireball Injures Upper West Side High School Students Every teacher’s nightmare.
  39. bill de blasio’s new york
    Dante de Blasio Faces First Challenge As Mayor’s SonConvincing his father to declare a snow day.
  40. this is ivy league
    Harvard Students React to Bomb Hoax“He did have a stressful semester.”
  41. school daze
    Harvard Student Charged With Bomb Hoax to Evade FinalsAnd he would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for those meddling technicians!
  42. this is ivy league
    Harvard Students Cheer Canceled Exams Amid Bomb ThreatFour buildings were evacuated on Monday morning.
  43. school daze
    NYU Kid ‘Can’t Remember’ How He Got Stuck Between Two BuildingsAccording to his mom.
  44. higher learning
    Horace Mann Investigating ‘Hypercompetitive’ College-Admissions SabotageSomeone sent a letter to schools hoping to screw up a senior’s chances.
  45. oh new jersey
    Giant 25-Year-Old Criminal Definitely Not a High-School FreshmanHe tried to pass as one in New Jersey.
  46. school daze
    Long Island Middle School Has the World’s Least Fun RecessEverything is banned. 
  47. school daze
    Harvard Would Like Another $3.7 Billion, PleaseSo they can reach their $6.5 billion fund-raising goal.
  48. school daze
    Whole Cornell Lacrosse Team Suspended for HazingApparently there was “coerced consumption of alcohol.”
  49. school daze
    Nazi Postings at Oberlin Were Just a Terrible ‘Joke’Not funny.
  50. Conservatives Are Very Upset That Kids These Days Can’t Write in CursiveHow will they understand the Declaration of Independence?
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