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A mom created this hairstyle inspired by "The Little Mermaid" for her daughter's school event.

People are obsessed with this ‘Little Mermaid’ hairstyle a mom created for her daughter complete with an Ariel doll

The hairstyle featured a green braid designed to look like the mermaid's fin, and an Ariel doll attached on top.
The incident happened on Long Island.

2 teachers were fired for allegedly displaying noose imagery in a classroom

Earlier this year, a classroom on Long Island had noose imagery on display as a part a collage. Now, three teachers face disciplinary action.
Tanitoluwa Adewumi

An 8-year-old Nigerian refugee living in a homeless shelter won New York’s state chess championship

Tanitoluwa Adewumi, who goes by Tani, won the New York State Scholastic Championships tournament for his age group, kindergarten through third grade.
Students pay tribute to victims of the Christchurch shooting.

Students paid tribute to victims of the Christchurch shooting with a traditional haka performance

A video has circulated online that shows a group of students performing a ceremonial haka dance, as The Guardian reported.
In a statement to INSIDER, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Unified School District said that an investigation is being conducted.

Mom says a teacher made her 8-year-old son urinate in a trash can in front of the class

An 8-year-old student in Los Angeles was not allowed to go to the bathroom during class and was instead told to urinate in a trashcan, his mom said.
Over 1,000 people have signed a petition asking them to reconsider the decision.

A Catholic school refused to let a same-sex couple’s child attend

Now, about 1,000 people have signed a petition asking the school to reconsider the decision and let the kindergartener enroll.
No matter how hard you study... some questions will still stump you.

15 common math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it also tests how good you are at taking the test. Can you solve these common problems?
The assignment.

A school district apologized for a homework assignment that instructed students to pretend that their ‘family owns slaves’

A school district in Tennessee apologized for a middle school homework assignment asking students to pretend they owned slaves and set expectations.
Kelsey Anderson was reportedly told to leave class for wearing this outfit.

18 times students and parents said school dress codes went too far

Here are 18 times students got in trouble for what they were wearing to school — and how they and their parents took a stand.

A mother is suing her daughters’ school district over its decision to ban the girls from class until they’re vaccinated

Marina Williams says she's not an anti-vaxxer, but religious beliefs have kept her from vaccinating her 13- and 15-year-old daughters.