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Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.<p>The city of Kyoto is battling the problem in what might be seen as a typically Japanese way -- issuing polite guidelines amplified by adorable …

Japan

The ultimate city guide to Kyoto, Japan, from foodie hotspots to the top 5 temples

Kyoto was the Number 1 city in Wanderlust's Reader Travel Awards, a romantic vision of Japan with geisha, temples and tea shops. Here are the city's …

Penn State Online | Master's Degrees

A virtual reality classroom simulator for teachers in training

In a new pilot program, the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education will provide teachers-in-training instant feedback to help them clear …

Teaching

9 Elephants in the (Class)Room That Should “Unsettle” Us

“When I really try to square what I believe about how kids learn and what we practice in our classrooms, it unsettles me.”<p>A t a recent morning …

9 innovative schools looking to redefine public education in the U.S.

Public schools are often criticized for not keeping up with student needs — and that's hard to refute.<p>In a world of constant change, the majority of …

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The unexpected upside of a hate crime

Dee Dee’s jazz bar in Herne Hill, London, was sprayed with racist graffiti. So far, so depressing. But it was what happened next that was really interesting …<p>Every so often, I get a call from TV or radio asking for my take on race relations in Britain. I say things are a bit sticky at the moment. …

Grand jury decline to charge Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown

Grand jury finds that Darren Wilson, 28, did not break the law Jurors considered range of charges including manslaughter and murder Violent protests after grand jury decision – live updates<p>The police officer who shot dead an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, leading to weeks of …

Top 21 things to do in Tokyo for free

Exploring the Big Sushi is a mind-blowing experience, but it can also blow your budget. Don't despair <b>–</b> there’s an abundance of things to do and see in Tokyo that don’t cost a single yen. From gardens and temples to contemporary art, sumo practice and a world-famous fish market, you can experience …