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American school children rank 25th in math and 21st in science out of the top 30 developed countries, but ranked 1st in confidence that they outperformed everyone else.
In 2014, a college in upstate New York started offering classes on the sociology of Miley Cyrus.
Eminem repeated the 9th grade three times.
Before making Finding Nemo, the animation gurus at Pixar Studios had to take a graduate class in fish biology and oceanography.
Pope Francis has a master’s degree in Chemistry.
According to a 2011 poll, 32% of Russians believe that the Sun orbits Earth.
Sudbury Valley School allows students to do whatever they want; no curriculum, tests, homework, or even classes unless requested. 82% of students get accepted to college, as opposed to the 63% national public school average.
Students at the John Hopkins University collaboratively decided to opt out of their final since the professor set his curve based on the highest score grading it as 100%. They chose to receive a score of zero, making it the highest grade and thereby getting 100%.