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 Stuyvesant High Student Admits He Didn't Make $72 Million on Stock Trades
After widespread publicity that Mohammed Islam had earned $72 million in the stock market, the story of a 17-year-old Stuyvesant High School senior started to unravel on Monday.






 University of Virginia Officials Criticize Media Coverage
A month after Rolling Stone magazine published a now discredited account of a gang rape at a fraternity house, University of Virginia officials pushed back against damage done to its reputation.






 At Voice Charter School in Queens, Students Have Outperformed Their Peers Academically
Voice Charter School in Long Island City, Queens, credits its focus on music with its students outpacing their peers on New York State math and English exams.






 Motherlode Blog: Why We Don?t Do the Naughty List
I understand why the naughty list helps some parents. But for my anxious daughter, it?s the opposite of Christmas magic. Bless the mall Santa who understood that.






 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.


 Record 500,000 started university
Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.

 Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is criticised by the UK Statistics Authority over her use of statistics.

 Minister in maternity leave first
Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.

 Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds
The government is "working on a solution" to avoid a drop in school funding for the poorest pupils because all England's infants now get free meals.