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Japanese Students Clean Classrooms To Learn Life Skills


Behind AJ+’s Facebook Video Juggernaut

At the AJ+ headquarters in San Francisco, senior producer Geoffrey Dietrich received a story idea from his Asia editor that he never would have imagined would become a viral video hit. Not exactly the food videos or political gaffes that usually drive traffic, the pitch was about an elementary school in Japan where the kids clean their own classroom.
The 1-minute video clip was shared by over 600,000 people on Facebook, and became the digital media company’s most popular story in it’s then-1-year existence. Views surged to almost 40 million, helping AJ+ become the second-most popular news video publisher on Facebook with almost 3 billion views. [more…]

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BBC News India: India students caught ‘cheating’ in exams in Bihar

19. March 2015 Leave a comment
Cheating in exams is fairly common in the Indian state of Bihar, but new images have emerged which show just how large-scale and blatant the practice is. [more…]
Categories: India, School

President Obama: ‘These Children Are Our Children’

14. December 2012 Leave a comment

new york times: School Gunman Kills 20 Children in Connecticut

14. December 2012 Leave a comment

A gunman killed 26 people, 20 of them children between ages 5 and 10, in a shooting on Friday morning at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., about 65 miles northeast of New York City, the authorities said. [more…]

28 dead after Newtown massacre; shooter’s brother being questioned

14. December 2012 Leave a comment

A gunman opened fire Friday morning at a Newtown elementary school, killing 20 young children and six adults in one of the deadliest mass shootings in history. Another adult was found dead at a nearby house, and the gunman was found dead in the school after the shootings, authorities said. [more…]

spiegel online: 20-Jähriger soll Massenmord in US-Schule begangen haben

14. December 2012 Leave a comment

27 Tote an einer Grundschule in Connecticut, eine Leiche in einem Wohnhaus, … [mehr…]