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How Controversial Online Charter Schools Push Aside Their Opponents

Thanks to a mysterious legislative mandate tacked onto the state budget, North Carolina will now be home to two new experiments in online schooling. View this image › Don Douglas/Don Douglas It has taken three years, a court case, an appeal, a half-dozen hearings, and a posse of lobbyists, but controversial education company K12 Inc.
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Many girls dream of their big day, deciding every little detail as soon as they learn what a wedding is. Elizabeth was one of those girls, having planned out the whole ceremony to perfection, which is exactly why she wasn’t expecting the pastor to suddenly stop the ceremony with a surprise announcement. The bride and
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Let it grow. It’s free, it’s insane, and we played it so you don’t have to. 1. It’s called Anna Giving Birth, and it’s an unlicensed game where Anna from Frozen is pregnant — and it’s up to you to deliver her child. View this image › Anna Giving Birth / Via Developer: Oleg Vinogorodov
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A year in Paris and a complicated relationship — with a man and with my hair. View this image › Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed It was spring of 2010, the end of my freshman year of college abroad in Paris, and I let a man convince me to leave my hair behind. It wasn’t the fact that
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We asked women to share the habits that help them remember how great they are. Here’s what they had to say. View this image › Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed 1. Taking selfies. This will slot me into every millennial stereotype and sounds almost insufferably narcissistic but I Snapchat a selfie to my close friends every
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Make your party a little prettier — without spending all your money. Grocery store cakes are typically inexpensive and pretty delicious, but their designs can be a little dubious. View this image › cakewrecks.com But this tutorial from A Practical Wedding shows how to make a store-bought sheet cake more Pinterest-worthy. View this image ›
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Atticus Edmunds may have been born with cerebral palsy, but according to his family, he’s a regular action junkie. So when his mom, Teresa, saw a video of one father pushing his son in a wheelchair at the skate park, she knew exactly how to bring a smile to her own daredevil’s face. She sent
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Amanda, please! 1. ATTENTION, CITIZENS! View this image › Nickelodeon / Via judgesnooty.tumblr.com 2. The original Amanda Please! website definitely still exists. It looks exactly the same as it did when “The Amanda Show” ended in 2002. View this image › Nickelodeon / Via amandaplease.com It still says you can “Catch Amanda” on Saturdays at
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What happens when your child outgrows their diapers and finally learns to go to the bathroom on their own? If you’re someone who buys in bulk and you really overestimated the amount of time it’d take to potty train your tot, you can’t just throw them away! You spent good money on those. Rather than
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Tessa the doberman has a hard job. As one of the most fearsome guard dog breeds in the world, she has to look tough all the time. Otherwise, the other pups will obviously make fun of her. That’s why something tells us she wouldn’t be too happy to have this video of her floating around
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