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 John F. Nash Jr., Math Genius Defined by a ?Beautiful Mind,? Dies at 86
The narrative of Dr. Nash?s brilliant rise, the lost years of severe mental illness, and the eventual awarding of a Nobel Prize captured the public mind.







 Side Street: After a Fire, a Pastor Keeps a Harlem School Going From His Brownstone
The Rev. Charles Eatman Sr. and his wife, Lorraine, have taken in students from Mount Pleasant Christian Academy, using their ground floor as a schoolhouse.







 Pakistani Journalists Resign to Cut Ties to Axact, a Fake Diploma Company
The defections came hours after the interior minister said that a preliminary investigation conducted last week had uncovered evidence against Axact.







 Pakistan Widens Inquiry Into Fake Diplomas
Heavy scrutiny has mounted over the past week for Axact, a Karachi-based software company that has made millions selling fake degrees through a sprawling empire of school websites.







 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.


 Dyslexia 'not linked to eyesight'
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers

 Apprenticeship system 'fails young'
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.

 Adoption services 'should be merged'
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.

 Cash squeeze at children's centres
Support for vulnerable children in England is at risk as funding ebbs away, analysis by Barnardo's suggests.