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  •  - Demonstrators break windows of the Conservative Party headquarters building during a protest in central London

    Demonstrators break windows of the Conservative Party headquarters building during a protest in central London

    Posted: 11/10/2010 2:15:44 PM EST
    Demonstrators break windows of the Conservative Party headquarters building during a protest in central London November 10, 2010. A group of protesters against higher university tuition fees broke into the headquarters of Britain's governing Conservative party on Wednesday, smashing the glass reception area and streaming up onto the roof. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION)
  •  - Pope Benedict XVI leaves Oscott College seminary in Birmingham

    Pope Benedict XVI leaves Oscott College seminary in Birmingham

    Posted: 9/19/2010 1:40:36 PM EST
    Pope Benedict XVI leaves Oscott College seminary in Birmingham September 19, 2010. Pope Benedict told a Mass in England on Sunday the world felt "shame and horror" at suffering inflicted by his German homeland in World War Two and recalled a key air battle that saved Britain from Nazi invasion. REUTERS/Leon Neal/POOL (BRITAIN - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS EDUCATION)
  •  - French teachers attend a demonstration to protest against education reforms and job cuts by the French government in Lille

    French teachers attend a demonstration to protest against education reforms and job cuts by the French government in Lille

    Posted: 9/6/2010 10:47:34 AM EST
    French teachers attend a demonstration to protest against education reforms and job cuts by the French government in Lille September 6, 2010. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (FRANCE - Tags: EDUCATION CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
  •  - Crown Princess Mary makes welcome remarks to students and guests at John Eaton Elementary School in Washington

    Crown Princess Mary makes welcome remarks to students and guests at John Eaton Elementary School in Washington

    Posted: 6/3/2010 11:55:58 AM EST
    Denmark's Crown Princess Mary makes welcome remarks to students and guests at John Eaton Elementary School in Washington, June 3, 2010. For the past year John Eaton Elementary School has been cooperating with the Embassy of Denmark as part of the Embassy Adoption Program - a program that aims at increasing children's knowledge of a given country. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ROYALS EDUCATION)
  •  - Michelle Obama visits a school in Maryland

    Michelle Obama visits a school in Maryland

    Posted: 5/19/2010 1:54:56 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama makes a point as she talks to children about health and fitness during a visit to an elementary school in Silver Spring, Maryland May 19, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION)
  •  - French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy displays t-shirt during visit to KIPP school in Washington

    French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy displays t-shirt during visit to KIPP school in Washington

    Posted: 3/30/2010 3:45:57 PM EST
    French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy holds up a t-shirt next to teacher Susan Schaeffer (R), during a visit to a Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) school for underprivileged pupils, in Washington, March 30, 2010. REUTERS/Jacques Witt/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION)
  •  - U.S. singer Madonna and her daughter Lourdes attend a ceremony to the lay the foundation of a multi-million dollar girls' school Madonna is building in Chinkota

    U.S. singer Madonna and her daughter Lourdes attend a ceremony to the lay the foundation of a multi-million dollar girls' school Madonna is building in Chinkota

    Posted: 10/26/2009 2:42:05 PM EST
    U.S. singer Madonna and her daughter Lourdes attend a ceremony to the lay the foundation of a multi-million dollar girls' school Madonna is building in Chinkota, outside Lilongwe in Malawi October 26, 2009. Madonna, who has adopted two children from the southern African country, arrived to attend a brick-laying ceremony in Lilongwe on Monday. The school is expected to cost about $15 million. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (MALAWI SOCIETY EDUCATION ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Volcker, chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, speaks at Harvard University in Cambridge

    Volcker, chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, speaks at Harvard University in Cambridge

    Posted: 10/15/2009 7:09:27 PM EST
    Paul Volcker, chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, speaks at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES)
  •  - 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Thomas Steitz (R)speaks with the Yale University President Richard C. Levin during a news conference about winning the prize in New Haven, Connecticut

    2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Thomas Steitz (R)speaks with the Yale University President Richard C. Levin during a news conference about winning the prize in New Haven, Connecticut

    Posted: 10/7/2009 2:33:20 PM EST
    2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Thomas Steitz (R)speaks with the Yale University President Richard C. Levin during a news conference about winning the prize in New Haven, Connecticut, October 7, 2009. Steitz won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "studies of the structure of the ribosome" along with researchers Venkatraman Ramakrishnan of the U.S., who currently works at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, and Ada Yonath of Israel. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES EDUCATION SCI TECH)
  •  - A fine arts student, covered in body paint, waits to participate in a rock concert in front of the old Congress building in Asuncion

    A fine arts student, covered in body paint, waits to participate in a rock concert in front of the old Congress building in Asuncion

    Posted: 9/21/2009 3:04:39 PM EST
    REFILE - REMOVING REFERENCE TO PLACARD A fine arts student, covered in body paint, waits to participate in a rock concert in front of the old Congress building in Asuncion, September 21, 2009. The concert "5000 Proceres" was organised by the State Secretary of the Youth to celebrate the arrival of spring. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno (PARAGUAY CONFLICT POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga

    A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga

    Posted: 4/23/2009 12:19:05 PM EST
    A student grills potatoes during a protest in front of Latvia's University in Riga April 23, 2009. The potatoes symbolise what the students say are the only food they can afford after a cut in government education subsidy. Government subsidies to Latvia's higher education institutions have been cut by 18 million lats ($33 million) this year, including a reduced number of scholarship recipients, local media reported. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LATVIA FOOD DRINK POLITICS EDUCATION CONFLICT)
  •  - To match feature CHINA-AUTISM

    To match feature CHINA-AUTISM

    Posted: 4/1/2009 3:47:02 AM EST
    An autistic child sucks his toy while he plays it by himself after a therapy session at the Stars and Rain School for autistic children in Beijing March 23, 2009. China now has about 100 schools for autistic children, many of them NGOs that send their teachers to Stars and Rain to learn from its model. Some provinces have also begun to set up state-backed schools, in a sign that autism, known in Chinese as "lonely syndrome" is finally getting recognition. Picture taken March 23, 2009. To match feature CHINA-AUTISM REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA EDUCATION HEALTH SOCIETY)
  •  - Palestinian children play in classroom in northern Gaza

    Palestinian children play in classroom in northern Gaza

    Posted: 2/8/2009 5:27:57 AM EST
    Palestinian children play in a classroom at Jabalya kindergarten in the northern Gaza Strip February 4, 2009. Health workers say many children, including those who did not lose family members or their homes, are suffering post-war trauma. The Gaza Mental Health Programme is seeking them out in hospitals, schools and kindergartens. Picture taken February 4, 2009. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA)
  •  - Finland's Prime Minister Vanhanen gestures while he speaks to media during news conference in Kauhajoki

    Finland's Prime Minister Vanhanen gestures while he speaks to media during news conference in Kauhajoki

    Posted: 9/24/2008 4:31:29 AM EST
    Finland's Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen gestures while he speaks to media during news conference in Kauhajoki about 350 km (217 miles) from Helsinki September 24, 2008. Finland mourned the dead of its second school shooting in less than a year on Wednesday, and questioned whether it was time to clamp down hard on private gun ownership. Matti Saari, 22, shot and killed 10 people on Tuesday at a vocational school in Kauhajoki in western Finland, days after drawing police attention with online videos of himself at a gun range, and then turned the gun on himself. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (FINLAND)
  •  - Doctoral student Pete Abbeel walks prior to an air-show of robotic helicopters on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto

    Doctoral student Pete Abbeel walks prior to an air-show of robotic helicopters on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto

    Posted: 9/15/2008 6:07:20 PM EST
    Doctoral student Pete Abbeel walks prior to an air-show of robotic helicopters on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California September 15, 2008. The airshow, which involves helicopters that have taught themselves to fly by watching other helicopters, is a demonstration of an "apprenticeship learning algorithm" developed by computer science professor Andrew Ng and other students at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab, where robots learn by observing an expert, rather than by having software engineers attempt to write instructions from scratch. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)
  •  - A young female gymnast practises at a gymnastic hall in the Xiannongtan Sports School in Beijing

    A young female gymnast practises at a gymnastic hall in the Xiannongtan Sports School in Beijing

    Posted: 7/17/2008 3:14:38 AM EST
    A young female gymnast practises at a gymnastic hall in the Xiannongtan Sports School in Beijing July 17, 2008. About 300 athletes currently take regular training in the school, which was founded in 1953. Teng Haibin, who won the gold medal in Men's pommel horse during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games and will attend 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, was a student of the school, according to the school. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (CHINA) (BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008 PREVIEW)
  •  - A pupil yawns while attending a new year school ceremony at the Nam Thanh Cong school in Hanoi

    A pupil yawns while attending a new year school ceremony at the Nam Thanh Cong school in Hanoi

    Posted: 9/5/2007 5:06:13 AM EST
    A pupil yawns while attending a new year school ceremony at the Nam Thanh Cong school in Hanoi September 5, 2007. Schools in Vietnam reopened on Wednesday after three months summer holiday. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM)
  •  - Microsoft Chairman Gates speaks as Mundie and Yunus listen during The Microsoft Goverment Leaders Forum in Beijing

    Microsoft Chairman Gates speaks as Mundie and Yunus listen during The Microsoft Goverment Leaders Forum in Beijing

    Posted: 4/19/2007 6:09:26 AM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING NAME OF THE FORUM Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates (C) speaks as Craig Mundie (L), Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer, and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from Bangladesh listen during The Microsoft Government Leaders Forum in Beijing April 19, 2007. Microsoft Corp., trying to meet its goal of doubling the number of computer users to 2 billion by 2015, promised to cut its software prices to governments in developing countries that provide free computers to school children. Bill Gates announced the program at a news conference in Beijing on Thursday. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV (CHINA)
  •  - A student holds her backpack at the Yalda 1 Jewish Kindergarden in Tehran

    A student holds her backpack at the Yalda 1 Jewish Kindergarden in Tehran

    Posted: 11/28/2006 2:17:33 PM EST
    A student holds her backpack at the Yalda 1 Jewish Kindergarden in Tehran November 28, 2006. Jews have lived in Persia for nearly 3,000 years. Today, Iran is home to about 25,000 Jews, the largest Jewish population in the Middle East outside Israel. The creation of the state of Israel in the 1950s and Iran?s Islamic revolution led to increased Jewish emigration from Iran. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic, recognized Jews as a religious minority that should be protected and gave Jews a guaranteed seat in Parliament. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN)
  •  - California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Angelides greets UCLA students in Los Angeles

    California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Angelides greets UCLA students in Los Angeles

    Posted: 10/26/2006 6:21:47 PM EST
    California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides (L) is greeted by students while arriving at a campaign event at UCLA, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)