In the Los Angeles area a quickly drawn school board meeting demanded by members of the public, a hearing was held on the total compensation package of Centinela Valley Union High School District Superintendent Jose Fernandez.
Superintendent faces parents after news of his $663,365 salary becomes public. It’s ugly. (Video)
Judge M. Margaret McKeown ruled that the first amendment had to give way to the deference afforded to school officials. She began the opinion by emphasizing the reasonable concerns of the school:
Yesterday Dr Keith Ablow published an article called ‘Scream rooms’ in schools are psychological sadism.
Our children are the future of America, and our public schools are systematically training them to become accustomed to living in a “Big Brother” police state.
Our children are the future of America, and our public schools are systematically training them to become accustomed to living in a “Big Brother” police state. All across the United States today, public schools have essentially become “prison grids”
Since 2012, over 800,000 children have had their biometric data taken by the government in the United Kingdom via the school system. One 13-year-old girl is refusing to comply with the demands.
A Florida high school student under suspension for 10 days after breaking up a lunch room assault on a gay teen says he’d do it again. East Lee County High School senior Mark Betterson stepped in as another student, James Griffin, began striking s
Author and former educator Charlotte Iserbyt spoke with the electricity of a spark plug about how the American school system purposely indoctrinates our children into robot servants of the system.
Rowe recently sat down with Reason's Nick Gillespie to discuss his bad experience with a high school guidance counselor (3:20), why he provides scholarships based on work ethic (6:57), the problem with taxpayer-supported college loans (8:40), why Ame
TV celebrity Mike Rowe is a hero to hard-working folks everywhere. He rocked the boat in an interview when he said, “We are lending money we don’t have to kids who can’t pay it back to train them for jobs that no longer exist. That’s nuts!”
It is not coincidence that these two unofficial taxes--healthcare and college tuition--are soaring in cost, outpacing all other household expenses. I have long argued that to make an apples-to-apples comparison of real tax rates in the U.S. and other
Chaos may reign at Swanson Primary School with children climbing trees, riding skateboards and playing bullrush during playtime, but surprisingly the students don't cause bedlam. The school is seeing a drop in bullying, serious injuries and vandalism
Parents at a Utah school were angry when they found out that authorities took lunches away from dozens of students and threw them away.
Gary is the author of (among other books) The Thank You Economy
Upon first reading reports of an “anti-science” and “muzzling” bill, you could easily get the impression that “mum’s the word” for any further discussion on science/health topics like GMOs, vaccines, climate change, raw milk etc
National School Choice week takes place from January 26 to February 1, and during this week education freedom activists around the country will be participating in events highlighting the need for parental control of education.
Exponent photo editor Michael Takeda, a junior in the College of Technology, was slammed to the ground by the Purdue Police after being found in the Electrical Engineering Building taking photos. The area had not been closed off to the public
A public school in Louisiana advised a Buddhist family to change their beliefs if they didn’t want their child to face harassment from zealous teachers. The school has “a longstanding custom, policy, and practice of promoting and inculcating
A student who turned to porn to help pay the bills had been kicked out of school.
Michael Gove has today announced that students at state schools who receive over £10 a week in pocket money will be ‘stopped at the school gates by monitors’, nicknamed ‘Gove’s Angels’, and forced to voluntarily donate the cash to school funds.
18-year-old says his work was legal, did not disrupt school
In 1955, educator Rudolf Flesch saw this changing. He published Why Johnny Can't Read: And What You Can Do About It, demonstrating the disastrous results of a particular reading pedagogy called “look-say” in which students simply memorized entire w
The 14-year-old kid who was suspended for school last week after a deputy accused him of “instigating” a fight, even though a video shows him trying his best to walk away from the bully trying to instigate the fight, filed an internal affairs complai
Not everything that is familiar and commonplace is good.
The father of a 13 year-old girl who was upset by a classroom poster that listed sex acts was shocked to hear that the poster is part of her school’s health and science curriculum.
And the principal — Marcella Sills, who joined PS 106 nine years ago — is a frequent no-show. On Wednesday, The Post found her at home in Westbury, LI, all day before emerging at 2:50 p.m. — school dismissal time. Wearing a fur coat, she
A California high school student was suspended after a deputy accused him of instigating a fight with another boy despite a video clearly shows he was walking away from the boy who kept pushing and shoving and hoping to instigate a fight.
A proposed state law in Missouri would make it a crime for parents or guardians not to tell school officials if they have guns in their home. Parents could be prosecuted for gun crimes committed by their children under the same law even if the crimes
She makes very good points about feminism and also public schools among many other good points.