'Comet of the century' about to fizzle?

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_541391" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Comet ISON photographed Oct. 7, 2013, by Adam Block at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter in Tucson, Ariz."][/caption] It has been billed as the "comet more…

Bearded Muslim boys booted from school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Both 14-year-olds had been placed in "isolation" from the start of the new term at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School in Accrington, Lancashire. Talks were more…

'Trayvon Martin' theme at school's homecoming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NnMDR4ZDrKEDLaf56Azt_fXwDuJ1W7Yc"] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Parents were upset after Carrick High School approved a plan to have a Trayvon Martin theme day during the school’s homecoming. Jack Cashill's more…

U.S. adults 'dumber than average human'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — It’s long been known that America’s school kids haven’t measured well compared with international peers. Now, there’s a new twist: Adults don’t either. In math, reading more…

School bans balls, cartwheels at recess

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WCBS-TV) — PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Worries about injuries at a Long Island school have led to a surprising ban. As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Monday, officials more…

Playboy coed of month now teaches high school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — A Texas high-school Spanish teacher is under fire after it emerged she once posed naked for Playboy. Cristy Nicole Deweese, 21, has become the talk of more…

Newtown votes to demolish Sandy Hook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS-TIMES) NEWTOWN -- Voters turned out Saturday to accept a $49.25 million state appropriation to demolishSandy Hook Elementary School and design and construct a new school on the Dickinson more…

Grandpa picks up wrong child at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KENT ONLINE) An urgent investigation has been launched after a school handed the wrong six-year-old girl to a grandfather – and he did not notice. The pensioner went more…

Who's pooping in Yale's laundry rooms?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YALE DAILY NEWS) In the late evening of Sept. 7, Lucy Fleming ’16 opened the dryer in the Saybrook College laundry room to an unpleasant surprise. Her clothes more…