Divestment activist confirmed as UC regent

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The University of California’s governing board confirmed the first practicing Muslim student member to the board on Wednesday, despite opposition from some Jewish groups. UC regents more…

Prof on Zimmerman verdict: God a 'white racist'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUS REFORM) — University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) Professor Anthea Butler on Monday expressed anger over the not-guilty verdict of the George Zimmerman trial, arguing in a blogpost that more…

Lawmaker seeks tax breaks for homeschoolers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CLEVELANDLEADER) — A state lawmaker in Ohio hopes to provide a tax break to property owners who homeschool their children instead of sending them to public school. Sen. more…

Petraeus to take $1 salary at N.Y. college

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — It was supposed to be a feather in the cap for the City University of New York’s ambitious honors college. Or perhaps a careful first step more…

Common Core won't make kids smarter

by Phyllis Schlafly -- The new education standards called Common Core won't make U.S. kids any smarter. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute studied them and concluded that they are inferior to existing more…

Space for all: Cheap, personal satellites coming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZjeDRjZDqvvh0MPYWm_S2QdXo_gKsX0B"] (NBCNEWS) — SAN FRANCISCO — Someday, swarms of satellites the size of a tissue box will be snapping pictures, taking environmental readings and broadcasting messages from more…

Zimmerman wants to go to law school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — After his acquittal on murder charges for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman may go to law school to help people wrongly accused of crimes like more…

Christian school: Burping better than sex

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUFF) — Christian schools say it's hardly surprising they think students should have a burping contest instead of having sex. Christian Schools Australia CEO Steve O'Doherty says horse more…