What Happens When Their School Doesn’t Offer Physics? Rural Students Head Online

What Happens When Their School Doesn’t Offer Physics? Rural Students Head Online

This story is part of the special series United And Divided, which explores the links and rifts between rural and urban America. Schools in rural school districts often don’t have the budget or the teachers to offer students all of the courses they would like to take. One rural district in a Missouri county decided to offer credit for online classes in an effort to give its students the educational opportunities it can’t otherwise afford. In Jefferson County in eastern Missouri, the high school, middle school and elementary school that make…

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Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Rookie forward Brandon Ingram is improving with every passing game during his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although he’s had his fair share of struggles as he adjusts to the NBA level, Ingram has stayed the course and on Friday night was able to score a career-high 17 points in the loss to the Toronto Raptors. Despite having a career night in the scoring column, Ingram wasn’t pleased after the game. The rookie believes if the team didn’t come out with the win than any individual accomplishment doesn’t…

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Google doesn’t even know its own birthday (but it’s celebrating today)

Google doesn’t even know its own birthday (but it’s celebrating today)

Welcome to adulthood, Google! The tech giant is celebrating its 18th birthday with a festive, balloon-filled Doodle by artist Gerben Steenks, because when you’re one of the world’s biggest internet companies, it’s your party and you can GIF if you want to. Google is celebrating its birthday on September 27, and has done since 2006, but no one quite knows why — not even Google. In 2005, it celebrated its birthday on September 26, and in 2004 and 2003 respectively, the date was September 7 and September 8. But the…

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