Some people just aren’t cut out to work around kids. Take, for example, the recent experience of a hapless administrator at Orange River Elementary School in Fort Myers, Florida.
If you read this article in full ("Pizza is a vegetable? Congress says yes"), it'll read like a comedy skit. The USDA, Congress, food companies (including huge players like ConAgra Foods and Schwan Food Company), and industry lobbyists (for frozen fo
Faced with stinging budget cuts, a county school board in the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado is selling advertising space on report cards to help make ends meet.
"She was taught to do what the teacher said do," said Norris. "And the teacher wants her to rub her feet? She told me 'grandma, you didn't tell me if I touch someone else, to tell you.' That broke my heart."
Lexington County School District Three is investigating after a first-grader complained about having to rub her teacher's feet.
A lot of big colleges have their own police departments. They are staffed with sworn officers who have the ability to investigate everything from burglaries to murder. Depending on the type of transgression and how it gets reported, some alleged crim
A federal court judge ruled that officials at a California high school had a legal right to send home students wearing shirts showing the American flag on Cinco de Mayo because there was a reasonable fear that the images could lead to violence.
In the wake of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, The Citadel military college in South Carolina, revealed it had investigated accusations against a camp counselor but took no action. The man has since been jailed on molesting 5 boys.
Christina Romer is the most dangerous woman in America right now. As an economics professor at the University of Berkeley, she’s charged with educating the next generation of productive citizens. She also formerly chaired the Council of Economic Advi
German education officials say they are willing to use "force" as their options dwindle in a years-long fight against a homeschooling family, according to a report today from the Home School Legal Defense Association.
A Northern California school police officers union has angered a town after it sold T-shirts with a picture of a child behind bars and the slogan: "U raise 'em, we cage 'em."
Pressed for dollars, a growing number of public schools are doing what many educators once considered unimaginable: eliminating an entire school day each week. At least 292 school districts nationwide have a four-day week, according to a Washingto
Recommended curriculum for a mandatory sex education course to be implemented in New York middle and high schools next year directs students to a website that details “safe sex” practices regarding bestiality, coprophagia, and other extreme sexual fe
At Wolcott High School one morning this week, an urgent announcement crackled over the intercom: a threatening intruder was in the building and students were told to immediately take refuge in classrooms. Doors were locked and police, with dogs, m
IMAGINE you have a 10- or 11-year-old child, just entering a public middle school. How would you feel if, as part of a class ostensibly about the risk of sexually transmitted diseases, he and his classmates were given “risk cards” that graphically na
Rewriting the No Child Left Behind education law gained traction and the Senate Democrat whose committee passed the bill said progress became possible because lawmakers were irritated by Obama offering states waivers to the law
He’s a Southern judge, with the boom and flair of a preacher, who has risen to national prominence arguing that too many students get arrested or kicked out of school for minor trouble. “Zero tolerance is zero intelligence,” he likes to say.
Marketing student Marc Bechtol learned from Catawba Valley Community College that what you say can come back to haunt you. The school suspended Bechtol on Oct. 4 for two semesters and banned him from campus in response to a comment he made about t
The chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Stout (UWS) has declared that he will not defend faculty First Amendment rights from censorship. UWS censored theater professor James Miller's poster featuring a line from actor Nathan Fillion's character in
The University of New Hampshire did an abrupt about face Monday night and decided to continue selling energy drinks, reversing a ban that had been announced only hours earlier.
I recently received my 1st grade students back-to-school paperwork. Going through the packet I found a letter serving notification that my son is now required by law to participate in monthly anti-terrorism drills. In fact, after doing mor
Over 30,000 British schoolchildren, some as young as three, have had their names registered on a government database and branded “racist” or “homophobic” for using playground insults, infractions that could impact their future careers. The shockin
A mother has filed a federal lawsuit after her [unarmed] 14-year-old son got into a fight at a school bus stop and was later shot to death by a police officer while the her son was hiding in a shed.
Michigan Gov. Snyder plans to direct doctors to monitor the body weight of their young patients and provide the data to a state registry in one of the most extensive government efforts to address the growing problem of pediatric obesity
We Don't Need No Steenking Books
What would you think about a race that had a history of doing the following to others without provocation and for the enjoyment of it?
When people hear that my wife and I never sent our daughter, Elyssa, to the Indoctrination camps (also known as "schools"), most people want to know what we did instead of school...
The family of a first grade Chicago Public Schools student who was reportedly handcuffed and told he was going to prison for talking during class filed a lawsuit against the school district this week, and an attorney for the family says he wasn't the
Don't let schooling interfere with your education. ~ Mark Twain
Most Americans realize that something is seriously wrong with the public school system. When I served in the Arizona State Senate and the Senate President appointed me to Chair the Education Committee, I nearly cried.