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Douchebag Teen Boy Hooked Up With Teacher On $500 Bet

Earlier this week, the tabloid New York Post put out the headline every paper dreams of:
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE! TEACHER’S PET! Caught in action with student
The photo exclusive showed…

Jessica Wakeman |

Do Smart Ladies Really Have Mediocre Sex Lives?

Ladies, put down those books and pick up … well, don’t pick anything up. Just lay down. A recent study by a German lifestyle website found that smart chicks are…

Tiffanie Drayton |

This Is Obviously The Best Way To Celebrate Black History Month

So much WTFery in one little flier: an elementary school class in Waxhaw, North Carolina, sent home this grammatically incorrect flier with students asking them to dress in “African American…

Jessica Wakeman |

Campus Confidential: On Attending A Women-Only College

When I initially began the college application process, I had absolutely no interest in attending a single sex institution. In fact, I knew exactly what I wanted in a school.

Julie Zeilinger |

Today’s Lady News: 50 Percent Of Elementary School Teachers Hear Sexist Comments At School

Almost 50 percent of elementary school teachers surveyed by the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) say they have heard sexist comments in their school. Nearly the same percentage…

Jessica Wakeman |

5 Ways To Get More Culture In 2012

You know that part in “There’s Something About Mary” where Matt Dillon’s character says he wants to “slow things down, read more books, see more movies”? I have that same…

Jessica Wakeman |

Kelly Clarkson’s “Einstein,” Plus Other Fuzzy Math In Pop Music

All morning I’ve been listening to Kelly Clarkson’s quite enjoyable new album, Stronger, and found myself laughing aloud at the lyrics to the song “Einstein. Ahem: 
Simple math
Our…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Today’s Lady News: School For Teen Moms Closes In Detroit

A school for teenaged mothers and pregnant teen girls, Catherine Ferguson Academy, closed in Detroit due to budget cuts. [The Grio]
“People are going to say, ‘I gotta make a…

Jessica Wakeman |

8th Graders Go On Field Trip To Hooters

To all the elementary and middle school teachers out there — not to mention the future tutor to the Martin-Paltrow kids! — I have an idea. Don’t take your students…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

The Secret To Marrying A Celebrity Is …

A new study found that it wasn’t beauty, fortune, or box office success that attracted movie stars to their mates. It was similar educational backgrounds. Researchers found that celebrities tended…

Ami Angelowicz |

Scholarship For White Men Only Offered In Texas

A group is offering a scholarship to white men only, according to conservative news web site The Daily Caller. Any male Texas resident who is at least 25 percent Caucasian…

Jessica Wakeman |

Men’s Studies Vs. Male Studies: What’s The Difference?

I took gender and sexuality studies as a minor in college, which is what my school offered instead of “women’s studies.” I assumed at first that they were just being…

Jessica Wakeman |

A New Documentary Reveals The Inconvenient Truth About Education

On my movie list for this weekend is “Waiting for Superman.” It’s a new documentary about how America’s education system is failing our kids. As a former teacher…

Ami Angelowicz |

Money 101: 4 Secrets For Financing Grad School

“Don’t you have a daddy?” the professor sitting across from me asked. I smiled a little. Was he was joking? Or hitting on me? Nope, he was serious and thought…

Amelia Timbers |

The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Learn In School That You Really Need To Know

By the time you’re 30, you’ll be hit with the crushing truth of just how much the grownups didn’t teach you when you were in school. And, while liberals and…

Cracked |

Fordham University Set To Open Fashion Law Institute

New York’s Fordham University is set to launch a Fashion Law Institute, the first of its kind. (Elle Woods is squealing in her fictional court room.) Partnering with the CFDA,…

Leonora Epstein |

The Obamas Talk Education In Essence Magazine

When asked how he and First Lady Michelle Obama handle educating Malia and Sasha, President Barack Obama responded: “Malia will tell you, my attitude was, if she came home with…

Annika Harris |

Girls Can Be Electricians Too, At Rosie The Riveter High

Here’s a new idea for boosting women in the workplace: teach them to do traditionally male jobs. That’s exactly what’s happening at Rosie the Riveter High School in Long Beach,…

Ami Angelowicz |

Coming To A College Near You: Fat Studies?

Who decided to make Blair’s maid, Dorota, the only overweight one on “Gossip Girl“? And why did J.K. Rowling pen Harry Potter’s uncle and cousin, Vernon and Dudley Dursley, as…

Justine Fields |

Will And Jada Fire The Headmaster Of Their School Over Scientology Curriculum

Will Smith and his TMI-spewing wife recently fired the headmaster of their private school. Allegedly, the educational feud with Jacqueline Olivier was over the curriculum for a “Study Technology” class…

Daniela Guernica |