A high school graduate in Alabama is being denied her diploma after being fined $1,000 for wearing a feather reflecting her Native American heritage. “I don’t think it’s fair at all,” 17-year-old Chelsey Ramer told WPMI-TV. “I feel like its discrimin
37 million Americans currently have outstanding student loans, and the delinquency rate on those student loans has now reached a level never seen before.
In this week's cover story, TIME's David Von Drehle interviews Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the enduring problems facing Chicago – school reform, gun violence, unemployment and budget shortfalls.
In school we are led to believe that we are all living in an ideal vision of what society should be… But whose vision is it? And what were their ideals?
A Batavia High School teacher’s fans are rallying to support him as he faces possible discipline for advising students of their Constitutional rights before taking a school survey on their behavior.
Social studies instructor John Dryden advised students of their right not to incriminate themselves before giving them a “screener” survey on April 18 that had each student’s name printed on it.
Ron Maggiano is a social studies teacher who won the Disney Teacher Award for innovation and creativity, and in 2006, he won the American Historical Association’s Beveridge Family Teaching Prize for outstanding K-12 teaching.
Common Core’s curriculum on their public schools is yet another example of the government using money stolen from the people to bribe states into obeying federal dictates.
If MTV really wants to show young people coming to grips with the "Real World" after college, how about slapping them with $35,000 worth of debt and shoving them out into the job market?
But when scholarships and grants fall short of covering escalating costs, students turn to student loans. How did the federal government get involved in financing higher education in the first place?
An 18-year-old girl was arrested for statutory rape over a same-sex relationship in high school because of bigoted parents, says the mother of the arrested teen. Kaitlyn Ashley Hunt was arrested for 2 counts of lewd or lascivious battery on child.
Seven teenage students in North Carolina were arrested on Thursday and charged with a misdemeanor for throwing water balloons during a school prank. A parent was also arrested during the incident.
As the cost of education continues to rise, people are questioning the value of a degree.
70% of graduates had at least some debt according to the latest poll from Fidelity Investments but as the Wall Street Journal reports the average student-loan debt for a borrower who received a bachelor's degree in 2013 is $30,000 - an all-time recor
Florida state attorneys have decided not to file felony charges against a 16-year-old whose science experiment was actually not boring.
A letter explicitly states it is intended as "a blueprint for colleges and universities throughout the country," the Departments of Justice AND Education have mandated a breathtakingly broad definition of sexual harassment
Teachers were in a meeting in the Pine Eagle Charter School in Halfway, Oregon when two hooded figures burst into the room and sprayed screaming teachers with gunfire.
Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, .......
The Board of Education in Buena Vista, MI has declared a financial emergency. The school district lacks funds to pay teachers for the rest of the school year. Students have not attended classes in a week. The district laid off all teachers earlier th
Because Klingenstein wouldn't help finance the college's diversity craze, Mills insinuated, in remarks to the student body, that Klingenstein is a racist. Mills also told students: "We must be willing to entertain diverse perspectives throughout our
In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education -- and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all). The economic benefits of well-educated kids
The United Kingdom is worried about not having enough cybersecurity professionals in the near future.
To Florida teenager Kiera Wilmot, it was a simple experiment in preparation for her school's science fair, mixing common household chemicals in a small plastic bottle to see how they would react.
State-appointed managers will take over the El Paso Independent School District after the U.S. Department of Justice said it won't oppose ousting the locally elected school board in the wake of a testing scandal at several of high schools.
Imagine 13 and 14-year-old girls being instructed to ask one another for a lesbian kiss in a class exercise. The girls had no choice. The parents were NOT informed.
A West Virginia teen arrested and accused of nearly inciting a riot after a confrontation with a teacher over his National Rifle Association t-shirt has inspired dozens of students across his county to wear similar apparel in solidarity.
When 8th grade Jared Marcum got dressed for school he says he had no idea that his pro-Second Amendment shirt would initiate what he calls a fight over his First Amendment rights. "I never thought it would go this far because honestly I don't see a p
Professor Laura Curry screamed at students, yelling at them: “Where does it say I can’t use the f**k word in public. I can swear because that’s part of my vocabulary. That’s part of my First Amendment rights.”
This affects many states and is already implemented. There is effort to reverse this course, please contact your representatives to OPPOSE Common Core.