The US Education Department is allowing the New Hampshire school districts to proceed with a pilot project in which locally designed measures of student learning replace some statewide standardized testing.
Police in riot gear worked to disperse thousands at a massive pre-St. Patrick's Day party near UMass Amherst. The annual event, a tradition before Spring Break, lead to violence, severe intoxication, sexual assaults, and property damage.
John Sinfelt, who recently passed away, developed a way to produce unleaded gasoline. There may be a connection between exposure to leaded gasoline during childhood and the likelihood to commit a crime.