1. Why government schools fail

    ... is the priorities of students and of teachers. I've said it before and I'm seeing it now: The students ... they are simply nagged on to do work by their parents and teachers. Students' only motivation ... their senior year in high school. However, when teachers push and challenge their students to do

  2. California 'Mom,' 'Dad' ban garners international scorn

    ... to homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality, over the protests of parents, teachers and even school ... , even in California." The organization's statement called it "unbelievable" that teachers ... and students who oppose same-sex marriage and suggest homosexuality isn't innate, or disapprove of cross

  3. Politically correct curriculum sinks school performance

    Female students dressed in burqas at NP3 High School in Sacramento.

    ... district that invited ninth grade female students to wear burqas as part of a geography lesson ... that this would actually undercut teachers' ability to customize a lesson to best serve the students ... . In Lumberton, when teachers had students wear burqas as part of a lesson on Islam in a ninth-grade

  4. 'Mom, dad better than certified teachers'

    ... of 24,000 eight-grade students. Two key questions were whether teachers with "standard" certification ... students who have teachers with emergency credentials do no worse than students whose teachers have ... Not only do a long list of studies show that mom and dad can teach their own children

  5. Help WND pick biggest cover-ups of 2007!

    ... -old 3. Female teachers sexually preying on their students 4. Mideast terror leaders favor ... . Previous stories: 10 most underreported stories of 2006 The 2005 'spike' list The year's 10

  6. Helping workers

    ... : "Some female students from Islamic or African cultures might believe it unladylike to speak ... teachers' guides for its English language development program, due to statements like the following ... up in class. Some Asian students might feel it is impolite to mention that they don't understand

  7. School sends out report cards to non-students

    ... . According to a report on KSDK television, a "handful" of students who transferred out of the area ... received the teachers' reports. "No it doesn't look good on the district or the teachers ... But they confirmed the error happened at least five times when students left the Riverview Gardens district

  8. Text of joint statement

    ... of the settlement agreement reached with eight of the 10 students. On Jan. 6, 2003, at the end ... in age from 12 to 15 who were students in the 7th and 8th grades. The searches were prompted ... , the assistant principal, and Johnny Williams, the school's security officer. Teachers were also present

  9. U.S. public schools: Where rebellion rules

    ... : "The middle-school and high-school teachers surveyed said today's misbehaving students are quick ... to remind them that students have rights and their parents can sue for them." Thus, teachers are quick ... This past week, a nationwide survey was released showing how rowdy and undisciplined students

  10. Female teacher, 60, has threesome with students 17, 14

    ... WND's big list of American teachers accused or convicted of having sexual relations with students. She