1,200 applicants for 20 teaching jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE) — When Bethlehem Area School District advertised it was looking to hire 20-some elementary school teachers this summer, the response was overwhelming. The district received more than more…

Ex-Penn State officials to stand trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HARRISBURG PATRIOT NEWS) Graham Spanier, Tim Curley and Gary Schultz are headed for court. District Justice William Wenner ruled Tuesday afternoon there was enough evidence for the former more…

Teachers to carry 9 mm guns on campus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Teachers and staff at Clarksville High School in Arkansas have undergone 53 hours of intensive weapons training in recent weeks, and they stand ready for school doors to more…

Kindergarten teacher ordered bully revenge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYSANANTONIO) — A former kindergarten teacher was scheduled to be sentenced Monday for employing an unorthodox — and ultimately illegal — method for dealing with a supposed classroom more…

Spacecraft sees giant 'hole' in sun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SPACE.COM) — A space telescope aimed at the sun has spotted a gigantic hole in the solar atmosphere — a dark spot that covers nearly a quarter of more…

Prices jump 7.3% for back-to-school supplies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Parents, you aren't imagining it. School supplies are more expensive this year. Huntington National Bank's annual Backpack Index shows school supply prices jumped an average of more…