Contact Us
Education

Education - Page 3

ABC
ABC
[

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.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
mrwynd, Flickr
mrwynd, Flickr
[

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?

Read More

Category: News Tags: , ,
George Frey, Getty Images / toothache_photography, Flickr
George Frey, Getty Images / toothache_photography, Flickr
[

Mormon College Seemingly Adopts ‘God Hates Skinny Jeans’ Mantra as They Fail Student for Wearing Them

College exams are stressful enough without having to worry about how you’re dressed when you leave the house.

Read More

Category: News Tags: , , ,
brian-fitzgerald, Getty Images
brian-fitzgerald, Getty Images
[

Can You Avoid the Stench of Bad Grades by Studying with Pleasant Smells? — Health Check

Hey students, want higher test scores? Try studying with a little potpourri or the scent of fresh-baked cookies. Scientists have discovered that our ability to learn actually decreases when the information is paired with a nasty smell.

Read More

Category: News Tags: , ,
WSOCTV
WSOCTV
[

Fourth-Grader Suspended for Sexual Harassment After Calling a Teacher ‘Cute’

A 9-year-old North Carolina boy was suspended from school after saying a teacher was “cute” — a remark the school principal called sexual harassment.

Read More

merfam, Flickr
merfam, Flickr
[

Why Sixth Grade May Be the Most Important Factor for Your Child Graduating High School

The latest numbers show about eight percent of American kids drop out of high school before graduating. Want to keep your kids from becoming a statistic? Then pay attention to how they do in the sixth grade.

Read More

Delaware State Police / ilamont.com, Flickr
Delaware State Police / ilamont.com, Flickr
[

Fraudulent Student Is Jailed for Falsely Listing Harvard on His Resume

Adam Wheeler, a former Harvard student kicked out of the university for false statements on his admissions application, has been sent to jail for including the school on his resume when applying for a job. For violating this condition of his probation, he now faces a possible two-year sentence.

Read More

Category: Weird News Tags: , ,
Alex Wong, Getty Images
Alex Wong, Getty Images
[

Which College Is the Best for Military Veterans?

A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.

Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania at number four and University of South Florida coming in fifth.

Read More

Category: News Tags: , , ,
NBC
NBC
[

Burgers for Breakfast — Florida Schools Serve Lunch Before 10 AM [VIDEO]

Is a cheeseburger or a corn dog appropriate early-morning fare for kids? Some Florida schools think so.

Read More

Quim Llenas, Getty Images
Quim Llenas, Getty Images
[

Prestigious Waldorf Private School Keeps Computers Away from Kids

The 160 Waldorf private schools in the United States boast an impressive student body: the children of tech luminaries from firms like eBay, Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard.

But what makes Waldorf a seemingly odd choice for such parents is that until kids are in the eighth grade, the school is completely unwired with not a computer screen to be found.

Read More

NBC
NBC
[

France Bans Ketchup from School Menus (But Keeps Mayo) [VIDEO]

Sacrebleu! France recently introduced a new dietary guideline for elementary school students which limits the use of a favorite American condiment: ketchup.

Students will be allowed to eat ketchup only once a week when served french fries. And ketchup on traditional French dishes is now considered a faux pas of the highest order. 

Read More

Category: Weird News Tags: , ,
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
[

What Are America’s Most Expensive Colleges?

Forbes, along with the Center for College Affordability & Productivity, tallied up the cost of tuition, books, transportation, computers, and room and board to determine the new list of America’s most expensive colleges. And some of them may surprise you.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theriver1079.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for River Rewards quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive River Rewards contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.