Every child in the United States is entitled to a free public school education. However, according to a new survey from Gallup of 1012 adults, public schools rate lowest among all the education options children have.
One would think basketball would pose particular challenges for Ryan Leonard, since he was born without any arms. It turns out — as you can see in this video — that Leonard has no problem hitting a difficult half court shot.
Chicago is in the midst of teacher strike that is affecting roughly 350,000 students.
There is some debate over whether the strike is permitted under Illinois law since the unions' list of grievances extends beyond pay and benefits -- which are the only issues they have the legal right to strike over.
It is a given that college graduates make more money. In fact, according to a new OECD study the average college graduate in America earns over $20,000 a year more than their counterparts without a degree, making the United States one of the best countries in the world to have completed college.
But it turns out there are even more benefits to college.
In 'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory,' the film adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl children's novel 'Charlie & The Chocolate Factory,' five kids win a "Golden Ticket" that allows them to tour Willy Wonka's wondrous chocolate factory.
The five young actors who played the Golden Ticket winners each turned in memorable performances as the proverbial kids in the candy store. None of the actors were particularly well-known when the film came out in 1971, and for most of them 'Charlie & Chocolate Factory' represents the pinnacle of their acting career. See what each Golden Ticket winner is up to these days.
Jamie Kuntz, a freshman linebacker, wasn't able to play in North Dakota State College of Sciences first football game of the year because of a concussion. Instead the 18-year-old watched the game from the press box, and it was there where Kuntz, who is gay, shared a kiss with his boyfriend
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