The boy, a fifth-grader at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School whose name is not being released, was charged as a juvenile with brandishing a weapon, police said. He was also suspended from school, and Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent
A proposal by the Prince George’s County Board of Education to copyright work created by staff and students for school could mean that a picture drawn by a first-grader, a lesson plan developed by a teacher or an app created by a teen would belong to
A high school student said he was suspended because of a picture of a gun. Daniel McClaine Jr., a freshman, said he saved the picture as his desktop background on his school-issued computer. A teacher noticed it and turned him in.
A six-year-old girl expelled for bringing a clear plastic gun to class will be allowed to return to school.
A student opened fire at his middle school Thursday afternoon, wounding a 14-year-old in the neck before an armed officer working at the school was able to get the gun away, police said.
A new analysis of charter schools in the U. S. is out from CREDO, the Stanford-based outfit that found in 2009, when there were 4,700 charters across 40 states, that 17 percent of the nation’s charter schools were scoring better on standardized tests
The Philadelphia school district is adding its name to this ignoble list after standing by the decision to not only scold but to search a 5th grade student after Melody Valentin was found in possession of a paper gun.
Conner Floyd was a freshman when the food fight broke out. He was tackled by a teacher as he tried to leave. That teacher claimed Conner assaulted him. With support from the school, the teen was charged with aggravated assault -- a felony.
A student has been expelled from Montreal’s Dawson College after he discovered a flaw in the computer system used by most Quebec Colleges, one which compromised the security of over 250,000 students’ personal information.
It’s been half a century since Jack Finney’s 1954 novel (and Don Siegel’s 1956 film adaptation) “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” introduced us to the notion of “pod people” — creatures that look like our neighbors but turn out to be pod-grown clones
We find the heartbreaking saga of a 5-year-old girl, playing with her friends while awaiting transport to the gulag--sorry, the big ole yellow bus. Our anonymous child brandished her "pink bubble gun" and announced to her fellow internees-sorry, stud
"A 911 caller told Nassau County Police she saw a suspicious teen at about 7:38 a.m. Tuesday ... The caller said he was also carrying a lime green gun." Hmm. Might that have been a clue that we're dealing with a toy?
A public university plans to offer a course this spring on “sibling incest in theory and literature,” Campus Reform learned on Tuesday.
“We continue to Stand and Deliver with Andrea Hernandez to end an education crisis.”
A public school district in Texas can require students to wear locator chips when they are on school property, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in a case raising technology-driven privacy concerns among liberal and conservative groups alike. U.S.
The idea of arming teachers to deal with school shooters has some willing volunteers according to Ohio’s Buckeye Firearms Foundation.
STOP STEALING DREAMS: On the future of education & what we can do about it.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested after posting a video of 2 girls fighting off school grounds. The boy was charged with “mischief,” which used to only be punishable by detention. And even then, only when the mischief took place on school grounds.
Gun-rights advocates in Utah offered six hours of training Thursday in handling concealed weapons for hundreds of Utah teachers in the wake of the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. The latest effort to arm teachers to confront school assailants wa
Dozens of Fitchburg State U. students showed up at a bail reduction hearing at Worcester Superior Court in support of a student who was being held on $50,000 bail over charges of trespassing and carrying ammunition without a firearms license.
The Philadelphia Health Department will install clear plastic dispensers brimming with free condoms at 22 of Philadelphia’s public high schools over winter break. The schools chosen for the pilot program have the highest rates of students infected
For nearly two centuries in this country, parents set the moral and worldview agenda for their children. This is no longer true.Entered By: Dave Hodges
Many Americans are speaking about removing their children from government run schools and finding alternatives to an increasingly failing system. In lieu of the recent rash of school shootings, many parents feel that moving their children to anotherEntered By: Dave Hodges
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is proposing allowing governors to use National Guard troops to increase security at schools in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shooting.
The jury agreed fees were not properly represented and contracts were illegal, although it rejected the human trafficking claim. "The jury sent a message exploitative and abusive business practices involving federal guest workers will not be tolerate
An Austin-area gun store owner is joining the gun rights debate with a controversial offer for teachers in light of the tragic shooting in Connecticut.
The Bath School disaster is the name given to 3 bombings in Bath Township, Michigan, on May 18, 1927, which killed 38 elementary school children, 2 teachers, and 4 other adults; at least 58 people were injured. The perpetrator killed his wife first,
In a complaint filed against assistant principal a fifth-grader alleges he was ordered to remove his socks, shoes, pants and shirt so the principal could conduct a manual search for a $20 bill that was inevitably found in the cafeteria.
Fahrenheit 451 and other books about censorship got it wrong. The powers-that-be don't want to ban books, they want to ban STORIES.
Never let school interfere with your education. ~ Mark Twain