Hilarious Excuses from Students and Parents

Hilarious Excuses from Students and Parents

Long before absences were recorded on websites or with smartphone apps, the excuse note was a vital way to explain to teachers why classes were missed or assignments lost. Here are some hilarious examples of that fading art form.

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    A surprising number of advances in education have been the result of remarkable individuals motivated by a passion to make a difference. We look at five such people who quite literally changed the world.

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  • 6 Ways to help youngters (and parents) sleep at night

    We know the importance of a proper diet in keeping healthy, not to mention exercise, a positive mental attitude, and so on. But getting a good night's sleep on a regular basis is also crucial. We've got some tips on catching your necessary forty winks!

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  • US Supreme Court to rule on special needs students

    Under federal law, public schools in the United States are required to guarantee access to students with disabilities. The law, however, does not specify the quality of education those students are to receive. And now the Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on just how high (or low) that bar should be set. This ruling has the potential to dramatically affect parents, students and school boards.

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