Some states rebrand 'toxic' Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) used an executive order to strip the name "Common Core" from the state's new math and reading standards for public schools. more…

Watch 'Science Guy' v. Bible Guy live

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A debate over divine creation and evolution is about far more than just two beliefs about how humans came to be, according to Ken Ham, founder of Answers more…

Maine court rules on transgender's rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Portland Press Herald) – The rights of a transgender girl from Orono were violated when school administrators made her use a staff bathroom at her elementary school instead more…

Academics protest proposed blogging ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Academics across the world are up in arms at a proposal to bar the senior members of the International Studies Association (ISA) from blogging. The proposal more…

Kids watch as lunches tossed in trash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE) Up to 40 kids at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City picked up their lunches Tuesday, then watched as the meals were taken and thrown more…

Prof: Osama bin Laden was freedom fighter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Osama bin Laden was a freedom fighter and the U.S. is a "neocolonial power," according to a California state university teacher whose writings are required reading more…

Girl beaten unconscious by classmates at recess

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTTG-TV) DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. - A 7-year-old girl at Thomas Claggett Elementary School in District Heights, Md., was beaten unconscious by at least four classmates Tuesday morning. It more…

Felons work on campus, including heroin smuggler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Fairfax County Public Schools discovered the administration mistakenly hired seven employees who are convicted felons, including a high school teacher who was once part of a more…