School officials said D’Avonte was suspended for sexual harassment after he sang and the line to a female classmate who was standing in a lunch line. It wasn’t the first time he’d serenaded this girl with this particular lyric.
Nothing much happened last week. Except that Ben Bernanke told investors that the fix was in…and the stock market went up. The chief of America’s central bank told the world that he was prepared for more QE whenever it was needed.
Why is it the State of Florida continues to listen to lobbyist’s and those who choose to have a financial interest in our children’s education rather than really caring about what is actually happening to our children?
Many of us here in Florida h
It was supposed to be a field trip to a public library for 6-year-old Stephen Stovall and his classmates. Instead, the kindergartner told his Mom he found himself locked in jail. The parents were told their children would be
Samples of DNA were collected without parental consent from students at a Calif. middle school in connection with the murder of an 8th grade student who was found in a local park. 'Consent was not required
Acting police chief, Dray Swicord, said he stands by an officer's decision to handcuff an elementary school student for safety Friday after she allegedly threw a tantrum.
Swicord said the arresting officer is not under investigation for his action
The prospect of a fast-tracked career and a hefty starting salary has students flocking to mining schools. The Colorado School of Mines, gets more than 11,000 applications each year and accepts less than 1,000 students.
In an effort to support gender neutrality, Sweden recently added a gender-neutral pronoun, "hen," to the country's National Encyclopedia. Several preschools in Sweden have stopped making references to the gender of their students.
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The Wall Street Journal published a self-revealing news article on Tennessee’s recently adopted law (modeled on a template created by the Discovery Institute – a Christian group whose ultimate goal is preventing the teaching of the core principles of
I firmly believe that the purpose of education is to teach a person how to think independently and to question. Its purpose is to teach a person to think outside the box, be a self-starter and come up with new ideas. To learn how to question authorit
A federal appeals court is considering an school district's ban on breast cancer fundraising bracelets that say "I (heart) boobies!" 2 Middle School students say their freedom of speech rights were violated when they were suspended
A University of California task force said Wednesday that UC Davis police should not have used pepper-spray on student demonstrators in an incident that prompted national outrage and calls for the chancellor’s resignation after online videos of the c
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is likely to sign into law a bill requiring Tennessee's public schools to allow teachers to discuss purported weaknesses of theories such as evolution and global warming in their classrooms.
Not content with banning Hispanic studies and other dangerous reading from high schools, Arizona's superintendent of schools now wants to take the fight to universities, where teachers learned "this toxic thing" to begin with.