36 Cool School Facts

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1. One man converted a school bus into a moving house.
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2. Too much homework has a negative impact on the GPA of High School students. Feeling overworked in school also cause depression.
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3. Eminem was beaten so badly by a school bully that he spent over a week in a coma at the age of 9.
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4. Keeping a criminal in prison costs £42,000 a year, £8,730 more than the annual school fees at Eton.
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5. A school once had to be shut down after 6th graders sprayed too much Axe, and several kids had to be hospitalized for it.
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6. Shakira was rejected from the school choir because the teacher thought she sounded like a goat.
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7. There is a 5 dollar fine for anyone on staff at the Top Gun school who quotes the movie.
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8. Ronald Reagan was a lifeguard during high school and saved 77 lives.
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9. Ryan Gosling was once suspended from school for throwing steak knives during recess because he thought he was Rambo.
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10. If you go straight from work to school, you can deduct that mileage from your taxes, thanks to a law put in place this year in the U.S.
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11. Ryan Reynolds failed his high school drama class.
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12. By the time an average child leaves school in the U.S., they have seen about 40,000 murders on TV.
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13. Going to bed late - after 11:30 p.m. on school nights is associated with lower GPA and susceptibility to emotional problems.
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14. In families with predictable routines, children have better overall health and perform better in elementary school, a study finds.
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15. At the age of 15, Quentin Tarantino dropped out of high school and became the usher at a porn theater.
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16. Only 17 U.S. states require high school students to take a course in personal finance.
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17. Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg used to go to the same high school and she bought weed from him.
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18. High School students in 2015 have the same anxiety levels as insane asylum patients in the 1950s.
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19. At age 10, Mussolini was expelled from a religious boarding school for stabbing a classmate in the hand.
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20. Jay Z, Busta Rhymes, DMX, and Notorious B.I.G were all schoolmates in George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School.
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21. A 7-year-old boy was once suspended from school for chewing his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun.
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22. Cameron Diaz was in high school with Snoop Dogg, and Snoop Dogg was her drug dealer.
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23. Girls in the UK have been getting higher grades than boys at school and university for nearly a century.
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24. Kendrick Lamar attended the same school as Dr. Dre.
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25. High School students in 2013 have the same anxiety levels as insane asylum patients in the 1950s.
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26. Nearly 60% of terrorists graduated school with degrees in engineering
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27. Schools that ditch schoolyard rules are seeing a decrease in bullying, serious injuries, and vandalism.
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28. The last year the U.S. went without any deaths in a school shooting was 1981.
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29. The first programme shown on BBC2 was Play School.
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30. High School students in 2014 have the same anxiety levels as insane asylum patients in the 1950s.
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31. Angelina Jolie went to Beverly Hills High School, the school featured in Clueless and on which "Beverly Hills 90210" was based.
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32. In 2014, a Utah teacher was fired for writing an educational blog post about homophones — the school said he was promoting the "gay agenda."
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33. Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of school.
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34. Actor Willem Dafoe was expelled from high school for making a pornographic film.
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35. Jessica Alba graduated from high school at the age of 16.
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36. Respect your elders. They made it through High School without Google or Wikipedia.

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