Education

Watch How This Rude Law Professor “Educates” Students
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube If there’s one thing you can say about politics, it certainly brings out the best in people. As you can see in the above video, a political “debate” went awry when a University of Oregon Professor physically pushed two students subsequent …
What Are the Most Educated Countries in the World?
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Education at a Glance 2012 report, and two of its conclusions jumped out at us: 1) countries that spend more on education tend to have more highly educated populations, and 2) the more educated you are, the more likely you…
Do School Food Laws Help Kids Lose Weight?
In an effort to curb rising child obesity rates, many states across the US have limited the unhealthy foods that kids can buy at school — and new evidence shows it could be paying off. Researchers followed more than 6,000 fifth and eighth-grade students in 40 states and found those who lived …
School’s Sunscreen Ban Leaves Students Severely Burned
In a move that seems to defy all logic, a school in Washington State has banned the use of sunscreen, sending two sisters to the hospital with painful-looking sunburn after a field trip. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player 11-year-old Violet Michener and her 9-year-old sister Z…
City to Allow Gun Range Near School — Is It Right?
Most city ordinances prevent liquor stores and strip joints from being too close to schools. But what about a gun range? Some residents of Waterbury, CT, are literally up in arms after the city approved zoning for a gun range and accompanying firearms store just hundreds of feet from an elementary s…

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