Should teachers be exempt from taxes?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER) — Legislators rejected a suggestion from the elected state schools chief that the state exempt teachers from personal income taxes. June Atkinson, the state Superintendent of more…

Woman arrested for 'sex with 3 students'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OREGONLIVE) — A Sherwood High School teacher has been arrested and faces sexual abuse charges, stemming from accusations of sexual contact with at least three students. A grand more…

Feds pull 'Alice in Wonderland' on free speech

by Bob Unruh -- "Sentence first. Verdict after." A coalition of education organizations has told the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education that's the impact of a newly more…

See 'Constitution teacher' get violent

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="tuaGZoYzpLR0ts5UKAxetUFdwVhihy-P"] A woman who described herself as a teacher of the U.S. Constitution has gone ballistic over a ministry effort at a gasoline station in Florida to more…

Teen girl's 'skimpy' outfit too hot for TSA

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_459697" align="alignright" width="283" caption="Sarina Frauenfelder in the outfit that she says offended a TSA officer. (Photo: Mark Frauenfelder)"][/caption] A 15-year-old girl wearing leggings, a tank top and more…

School scans eyes without parental OK

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LAKELAND LEDGER) — BARTOW, Fla. —  The unraveling began in late May, when the Polk County School District sent home a letter to parents. A new pilot program, it more…

8th-grader faces jail for NRA T-shirt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTRF-TV) Suspended and arrested after refusing to change his NRA shirt. Today, 14-year-old Jared Marcum appeared before a judge and was officially charged with obstructing an officer. A more…

Porn star could teach sex education

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The headmaster of a £28,000-a-year private school has indicated he is considering inviting a porn star to teach sex education to his pupils. Mark Slater, head more…

Not pretty: Beauty contestant has brain glitch

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_459323" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Miss Utah Marissa Powell"][/caption] Another beauty-pageant contestant is making headlines after having a mental glitch trying to answer a question during Sunday night's Miss more…

Teen returns class ring missing 50 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CENTRE DAILY TIMES) With his metal detector, Robert Nese has found all sorts of things. He once unearthed a Revolutionary War-era button. Another time, the dirt revealed a more…