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 App Smart: Video Feature: Back-to-School Apps for the Organized Student
Make your own flashcards and other study aids, and keep on schedule with some education apps.









 Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work
To some, the news that most studies do not hold up when retested came as a relief, like the field had ?come clean,? one expert said.









 Art Show Captures the Wrenching Effects of Closing a School
?reForm? is set in a model classroom from a Philadelphia school, with a blackboard, cubbies, books ? and oral testimony about the school?s closure.









 Antiterrorism Laws Prompt British Library to Distance Itself From Taliban Project
A project to digitize Taliban documents was shelved by the British Library after the institution determined that publishing the collection could breach antiterrorism laws.









 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Primary pupils' results edge upwards
The performance of children in England in tests at the end of primary school edges upwards, the government announces.

 Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'
Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.

 Young goths 'at risk of depression'
Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests.

 Head leaves 'investigation' academy
The executive head teacher of a south London academy that is being investigated by the Charity Commission is to retire.