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25 Lessons You Learned in School That Are a Total Sham

Remember when you were in school and thought your teacher knew everything? Boy, were you wrong.

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Some Genesee County Schools Closing Early Due to Power Outages

Due to power outages caused by high winds, some Genesee County and other Mid-Michigan schools are closing early for the day.

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Let It Go, Boomers. Cursive Writing is Dead [OPINION]

Cursive writing has been trending up lately, with a few states mandating it as part of their educational curriculum, which has sparked a surprisingly fierce debate between generations over a practice that has largely wore out its usefulness.

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MI School Staff Caught On Film Playing Marry, ****, Kill About Students [VIDEO]

The people responsible for teaching kids to be responsible apparently haven't learned that anything can be caught on film and put on the internet. 

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Category: Michigan News, School
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Western Michigan University To Reduce Nonresident Tuition Costs

In an attempt to stay competitive with other Michigan universities, Western Michigan has voted to lower its' tuition cost for nonresident students. 

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Vassar Public Schools via Facebook | videodet via Thinkstock
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Local School Closing Rap Parody is a Cringe-Inducing Cautionary Tale [VIDEO]

The Vassar Public School staff manages to embarrass everyone, including the viewer, with their 'Ice Ice Baby' parody video announcing that school would be closed for the day. Seriously, you may want to put your wallet in your mouth before watching.

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Category: School, Videos
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Burton Teacher Uses Crowdfunding to Purchase Classroom Materials [VIDEO]

I remember being blown away when a teacher friend of mine told me they had to buy their own classroom supplies because that was not included in the schools budget. This woman enlisted the help of the community, instead. 

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Putting Your Kids On the School Bus for the First Time is the Saddest Thing Ever

As many other parents did today, I loaded my boys onto the bus for their first official day of school. The task, which seems pretty ordinary, stirs some thoughts, emotions and, more than anything, memories... all of which basically destroyed me emotionally.

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Do Bad Teeth Equal Bad Grades?

There are some obvious pitfalls for those children with bad teeth, including self-esteem issues, poor quality of life, and uncontrollable pain.

However, a new study suggests that kids walking around with busted-out, rotten grills may actually suffer more academically.

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See the Banana Jocks’ Most Embarrassing School Pictures

Lasers, two-toned mullets, glasses, MC Hammer pants, the Banana air staff has all of that and more in this collection of terrible yearbook photos from our past. Check them out here!

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New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades

There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.

However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor health, but lower school grades as well.

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Category: Health, School
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How Much Is the Tooth Fairy Paying These Days?

Some of us can remember a time when losing a tooth meant that we might find some spare change underneath our pillows the following morning.

However, according to a recent survey by credit card company Visa, the days of a fallen chomper being worth chump change are long gone.

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