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Kids may not be happy about going to school, but it could be worse — they could be going to one of these schools, where danger, physical damage and even death stalk the classrooms. Here are 10 schools where you have an equal chance of graduating as dying.

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New York City’s North Brother Island has lived many past lives, as a shipwreck site, a smallpox clinic, a tuberculosis colony and a drug rehab facility, for starters. The 20-acre island, which sits between the Bronx and Riker’s Island, has been abandoned since the 1970s. But two architecture students are hoping to change that soon, with a proposal to build a school for autistic children on the island.

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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram — these are things that we use everyday! And these are things that a whole university education can be based off now. Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina, has made an entire undergraduate major for social media. You can graduate with honours in Facebooking.

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Move on Lenin. Steve Jobs is in town. The town of Plovdiv, the second largest city of Bulgaria. There, kids want to change the name of their technical school from Vladimir Ilyich Lenin to Steve Jobs.

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Eric Scott aka Rocketman is probably the best Jet Pack pilot the world has. He's flown over canyons, performed in airshows and holds the record for fastest speed on a Jet Pack. So with that gift, he's now teaching people how to fly in his Jet Pack school.

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Missouri teachers really want to hang out with their students online. In fact, they've just filed a lawsuit for the right to do so in response to newly inked state law that seeks to prohibit student-teacher interfriendship.