Andrew Stevens is a 12-year-old boy who has a German shepherd named Alaya, who Andrew's parents say is trained to detect and respond to the seizures he experiences as many as 20 times a day.
Texas high school softball coaches at a are being sued after allegedly confining a teenaged girl in a locked room, forcing her to confirm her sexual orientation, then outing her to her parents before ejecting her from the softball team.
They call themselves the "Christmas Sweater Club" because they wear the craziest ones they can find. They also sing Christmas songs at school and try their best to spread Christmas cheer. Now all 10 of them are in trouble because of what they did at
Nearly one-fourth of the students who try to join the U.S. Army fail its entrance exam, painting a grim picture of an education system that produces graduates who can’t answer basic math, science and reading questions...
This algebraic equation, brought to you by Coca-Cola? Absurd as it may sound, that will soon be reality for many students in Los Angeles county, as public school officials announced a plan to solicit corporate sponsorship to help grow their budgets a
"...the family is now one of the major obstacles to improved mental health, and hence should be weakened..." World Federation for Mental Health
The burly, bipolar man who held a Florida school board at gunpoint was frustrated and broke. He was a troubled ex-con with an interest in anarchy, and when his wife was fired from her teaching job and their benefits ran out, he went to the board meet
An Associated Press-Stanford University Poll on education found that 68 percent of adults believe parents deserve heavy blame for what's wrong with the U.S. education system - more than teachers, school administrators...
U.S. education officials are standing by their finding that Virginia Tech broke federal law when it waited two hours to notify the campus that a gunman was on the loose at the outset of a 2007 shooting rampage, and then sent out an e-mailed warning t
We shall not try to make these people or any of their children into philosophers or men of learning or of science. We are not to raise up from among them authors, orators, poets, or men of letters. We shall not search for embryo great artists...
America's children rate embarrassingly low again on the latest round of scholastic tests from the OECD.
As the mother of a teenager who got a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 2004, I wasn't surprised to read the new government report that said the number of ADHD cases in children jumped by 22% between 2003 and 2007
A high school principal is under fire for refusing to let an ambulance drive onto a [recently remodeled] football field to help an injured player. The 14-year-old's mother is waiting for an apology after her son suffered a concussion during a game
A group of demonstrators broke into the headquarters of Britain's governing Conservative Party in London Wednesday, spray-painting anarchy symbols and setting off flares before being forced out of the building.
Early election results show additional taxpayer support for Phoenix school districts. Unofficial results indicate that central and south Phoenix school districts asking for budget overrides or bond issues were approved.
High School Senior Dan Depaolis, dressed in medieval garb, rode a horse into the school's parking lot as part of spirit week. What he, and his parents, thought was a good-natured stunt, the school deemed dangerous. Depaolis was suspended from school
A former cheerleader did not have the right to refuse to cheer for a man that she claims sexually assaulted her, an appeals court has ruled. The girl, identified only as H.S. in court documents, claimed that, when she was 16, she was sexually assault
A third-year Boston College Law School student facing dismal job prospects and a mountain of student loan debt has offered the prestigious Hub institution a unique deal: Keep the degree ... and give me back my tuition!
Washington D.C. schools, you know the ones that are not good enough for POTUS and FLOTUS offspring, have a new plan for the most economically challenged residents. Jobs? No. Less Governmental interference? No. “Free” food – in fact 3 meals a day for
Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman struck back Tuesday against rival Jerry Brown's claim that her proposed tax cuts for the wealthy would strip billions from California's public schools.
Children are learning machines. The only phenomenon more astonishing than that is the way the public school system manages to kick, stomp, and crush a child's inherent curiosity and love of learning, often destroying it altogether by the third grade.
Lower Merion School District has settled the webcam case that made national headlines after students accused school officials of spying [on them at home] by using the webcam installed on school-issued laptops.
Settlement worth more than $600,000
Radio frequency identification — the same technology used to monitor cattle — is tracking students in the Spring and Santa Fe school districts. Identification badges for some students in both school districts now include tracking devices that allow c
Hell has officially frozen over: someone from the Goldwater Institute is urging you to go see a film by the director of Al Gore’s global warming movie, An Inconvenient Truth.
Cutting-edge cameras are being used to scan children’s faces as they enter school. The face-recognition technology makes sure they have turned up, records whether they were on time or late and keeps an accurate roll call.
Will someone please shut off the lights and close the door on Wisconsin? If their legislators aren’t trying to figure out ways to harass and torment the agricultural sector, Herb Kohl keeps them busy trying to find ways to sell the whole state off
A lower middle class which has received secondary or even university education without being given any corresponding outlet for its trained abilities was the backbone
The American Public is inundated time and again with the failing test scores of our children. A recent article in USA Today states: •U.S. mathematics and science K-12 education ranks 48th worldwide. While .gov is charging in to save us yet agai
You may be aware of the continuing controversy over the NAKED BODY SCANNERS being installed in airports nationwide.