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Randall County Sheriff’s Department Offers Citizen Academy

If you have ever been interested in law enforcement, but never followed than dream, then the Citizen Academy could be for you.  The Randall County Sheriff's Department will be starting a new Citizen Academy in March.

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President Obama Announces Free Community College Initiative [VIDEO]

One of the biggest obstacles people face when thinking about going to college is the cost. President Obama is getting ready for his State of the Union speech on January 20th with a major spoiler - he wants to make community college free for two years

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Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled Sign [VIDEO, POLL]

If you ever wondered if good spelling actually matters, here's your answer.

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US Education Report Card Good And Bad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading. But it's too early to start celebrating.

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The Best Ways to Buy Textbooks — Stores, Online, E-Readers and More

Buying textbooks can be a difficult, uncertain, expensive process, especially if you're an adult going back to school for the first time in a few years. To help you out, we've gathered some of the best ways to buy or access textbooks.

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What’s the Smartest City in America?

You don’t have to turn on ‘Jeopardy!’ to find America’s best and brightest.

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What Are the Best Careers for Paying Back Student Loans Fastest?

You always hear about the importance of a college education.

But what may be even more important is what you choose to study.

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Watch How This Rude Law Professor “Educates” Students

If there's one thing you can say about politics, it certainly brings out the best in people.

As you can see in the above video, a political "debate" went awry when a University of Oregon Professor physically pushed two students subsequent to making "racists remarks" towards them

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This Little Girl Is Way Smarter Than You (and Einstein)

Twelve-year-old Olivia Manning (not pictured) is a freaking genius. With an IQ of 162, this pre-teen savant is proving to be one of the greatest minds since Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Manning recently scored two points higher on her I.Q. test than the father of the atomic age, Albert Einstein, and black-hole theorist Stephen Hawking, ranking her intelligence in the top 1 percent in the world.

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What Are the Most Educated Countries in the World?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Education at a Glance 2012 report, and two of its conclusions jumped out at us: 1) countries that spend more on education tend to have more highly educated populations, and 2) the more educated you are, the more likely you are to be employed.

While that may not sound too surprising, it’s an important reminder of just how valuable education is in the current globalized economy—especially following a calamity like the 2008 financial collapse and subsequent recession that America is still ever-so-slowly recovering from.

Taken as a whole, the report is a good indicator of which countries are the most educated, and, helpfully, the OECD showed us how they made those determinations.

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