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Does It Pay To Pay Teachers $100,000?


From NPR News

We’re brought up to believe our teachers are modern-day saints.

Just look at how we portray them in the movies and on TV. From Dead Poets Society‘s iconic Mr. Keating to resourceful LouAnne Johnson in Dangerous Minds, we reinforce time and again that teaching is a noble calling.

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Did You Know You Can Lower Your Student Loan Payments? I Didn’t


From NPR News

Here’s what I remember about the beginning of the night: I’d planned to stay up late, for work. Later than usual, to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address.

It was cold outside, January in D.C. A snowstorm was coming, and the digital antenna for my TV wasn’t behaving. I was getting up often to adjust it.

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Shooting threat made at Vista high school

VISTA — Sheriff’s deputies were stationed Friday at Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista after a vague school shooting threat was scrawled on a restroom wall, authorities said.

The heightened security was a precautionary move after the threat was found Thursday, sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Pucillo said.

The scrawl, which did not offer specifics such as a date, does not appear to be a credible threat, Pucillo said.

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Fallbrook campus threat prompts added security

FALLBROOK — Sheriff’s deputies will be on the Fallbrook High School campus Monday, Feb. 11, in response to an anonymous threat of violence that was posted online.

An email with a screen image of the threat, from an unknown website, was received by Fallbrook Union High School District officials Thursday. The district immediately notified the Sheriff’s Department.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Patrick Yates said the “vague threat” is under investigation. It’s unknown who emailed the image of the threat or on what website the message was posted.

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During Spirit Week at South El Monte High School outside of Los Angeles, Edith Rodriguez and Pablo Ocegueda were playing tug-of-war when the rope snapped. The rope had wrapped around the hands of Rodriguez and Ocegueda, so when it snapped, several of their fingers were severed.
Rodriguez, a soccer player, and Ocegueda, a football player, were immediately brought into Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center for surgery to reattach their fingers

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