Teachers are preparing to protest against surveillance cameras and microphones that are being installed in classrooms across the UK. Surveillance firm Classwatch has installed more than 50 CCTV systems with microphones across the UK
Dozens of high school students protested a temporary school policy forbidding students from displaying the U.S. flag — as well as flags from other countries — amid racial tensions following immigration rallies.
Police tried to use a Taser on a Wichita student a month before stunning another student with a Taser two weeks ago at North High School, police records show. A report released Wednesday shows that a school resource officer tried unsuccessfully to st
Superintendent George Giokaris said the lecture was a lesson in civics, reminding him of his time in college, when students protested the Vietnam War. Police told students the city would impose a daytime curfew by issuing truancy tickets.
Studies showing that money invested when kids are 3 or 4 years old helps them graduate or keeps them out of jail - is one reason states are starting to take a much harder look at funding education before they get to kindergarten.
[Teach them to comply early.] Student athletes, musicians and others who participate in after school activities could increasingly be subject to random drug testing under a program promoted by the Bush administration. [Small government?]
"One ring to rule them all, one ring to find them, One ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them." --Tolkien
Many of the American kids I taught lacked the motivation, self-discipline or work ethic of the foreign-born kids. Until the work ethic of students changes, until they are willing to put in the time and effort to master their subjects, little will ch
A middle school student faces expulsion for allegedly posting graphic threats against a classmate on a web site, and 20 of his classmates were suspended for viewing the posting at their home and after school hours, school officials said.
Tom Dillon, 19, a pre-pharmacy major at the University of Connecticut, is carrying $52,000 in student loans. And he's just getting started. When he gets his pharmacy doctorate in four years, he expects his debt to exceed $150,000. Dillon's be
The longer kids stay in public schools the worse they perform on achievement tests. John Stossel takes a look at America's failing public school system.
A provision of the "No Child Left Behind" act stipulates any school receiving federal funds must give the military information on high school juniors and seniors, and notify parents that they can make a request to to prevent recruiters from
Nathan Warmack wanted to honor his heritage by wearing a Scottish kilt to his high school dance. Then a principal told him to change into a pair of pants.
The real reason for moving their children is to ensure there are enough white students at the new school. "I think the stupidest factor is using skin color and test scores," Michael Winsten said.
France's parliament voted to uphold a law that puts an upbeat spin on the country's painful colonial past, ignoring complaints from historians and the former French territory of Algeria, requires school textbooks to address France's **QQ*
The Bush administration has begun to ease some key rules for the controversial No Child Left Behind law, opening the door to a new way to rate schools, allowing certain states more time to meet teacher-quality requirements.
Democrat Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago, which has the third largest school district in the nation, has announced that he wants to extend the school week to 6 days, all year long.
The Vatican's chief astronomer said Friday that "intelligent design" isn't science and doesn't belong in science classrooms, the latest high-ranking Roman Catholic official to enter the evolution debate in the United States.
On paper, Arizona’s charter law allows multiple charter authorizers: the Arizona State Board of Education, the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, and local school districts. In practice, however, the Arizona State Board of Education stopped spo
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that parents who demand better special education programs for their children have the burden of proof in the challenges.
A federal judge is contemplating whether the mandatory teaching of "intelligent design" improperly promotes religion in schools, after the historic evolution trial drew to a close.
A group of parents whose children were surveyed sued alleging their right to privacy and civil rights had been violated because control of their children's upbringing had been "robbed." Parents have no constitutional right to prevent pu
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, "no fundamental right of parents to be the exclusive provider of information regarding sexual matters to their children."
A federal judge raised the possibility of jailing Arizona elected officials, including the governor, or freezing lawmakers' salaries if the state fails to comply with a court order to improve immigrant-student education.
James Lockhart was surviving on $874 a month in Social Security payments plus $10 in food stamps. Then his Social Security was cut by 15 percent, to offset more than $80,000 in delinquent student loans.
The FDA has withdrawn approval for a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder because it has been associated with liver problems, including death, but the FDA is allowing pharmacies to sell their remaining stock.
Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent John Baracy said he wasn't surprised, because the No. 1 drug that high school students face is alcohol. But he approved the invasion any way.
We have to protect student atheletes by testing for steroids. Then we need to test the chess club, speech and debate club ... you get the idea.
France, grappling for decades with its colonial past, has passed a law to put an upbeat spin on a painful era, making it mandatory to enshrine in textbooks the country's "positive role" in its far-flung colonies.
Got Children? How about grandchildren or other children you love? If not, then maybe you have an opinion about how your life is impacted by children educated in government approved schools. I’d like to make some observations and share some experience