The Answer Sheet: The Beatles

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 02/06/2014

A master’s degree on The Beatles -- really

It’s a program at a university in Liverpool, the only such master’s program in the world.

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Tags:  The Beatles

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/11/2013

John Lennon’s ‘bad boy’ behavior: School detention records up for sale

He was bad and bored.

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/30/2010

Learning the French Revolution with Lady Gaga: Teachers sing history lessons

Imagine learning about the French Revolution through a rewritten version of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.”

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Categories:  Arts Education, Arts Education | Tags:  bad romance, dear prudence, french revolution, history and the arts, history class, history lessons, history songs, jennie from the block, jennifer lopez, lady gaga, music and history, teaching history, the beatles

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/09/2009

Obama, McCartney, Springsteen: Let Them Talk to Kids in School!

The Answer Sheet loves the Beatles and is delighted that the group is the No. 1 band in the world right now, even though the boys haven’t played together in 40 years and two are dead. It seems unfair, though,...

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Tags:  Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, President Obama, music education, the Beatles