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Trying to find a short story (maybe two in the same collection) about Alien education versus Earth

I read this somewhere in the 1990s, but it was probably older. I vaguely remember it as being two stories in sequence in an anthology. One was a story involving an Earth administrator comparing Earth ...
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Harry potter normal curriculum education [duplicate]

The wizards learn magic at Hogwarts, but what about "normal" education. Muggles learn English, Math etc. Is this not noticed when they make contact with muggles that they can't do basic math that you ...
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Illustrated children's book about trip to Moon

I remember reading a book about a trip to the Moon in the late 1970s or early 1980s. It was an illustrated hardback with a large page size, but not very thick - I'd guess fewer than 100 pages. The ...
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What is Winston Zeddemore's doctorate in?

On the Wiki page for Winston Zeddemore it implies he has a Doctorate (which is started studying for sometime after the second film) As previously mentioned, Ernie Hudson reprised his role as ...
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Story about schooling in the future, using video monitors at home

It is about school in the future. In this system, all classes are taught through television and students all learn at home. Students get to decide what classes they wish to attend and teachers get ...
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Looking for a TV show about young people at a boarding school?

My sister and I both remember a live-action television show that aired in the US sometime around 2003. It consisted of 3-5 preteens or teenagers at a boarding school. My sister thinks they were in ...
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Short story about apples and oranges?

I am looking for an old short story I read at least 30 years ago. It was about apples and oranges (the ubiquitous story problem). The main character has a grand father that teaches him Algebra ...
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What was Peter Parker’s college major?

In which area did Peter Parker major in at university? Did he ever show any computer hacking skills or other computer-related interests (computer science)?
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What was the first school of magic mentioned in modern Fantasy literature?

What was the earliest school of magic mentioned in modern Fantasy literature, determined by publishing date? (modern==1880 and later, though I'm tempted to set the era as starting with The Hobbit). ...