Homeschooling becomes new movie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="8xbXljcTo7CFzjwbEnPO_5DpIWOt-yiC" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (OREGONLIVE) — A new documentary aimed squarely at parents questioning traditional public education has been released for screenings in selected U.S. theaters, including Beaverton's Valley more…

High-school shooting victim, 14, dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Gia Soriano, a victim in Friday’s shooting at a Washington state high school, has died, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said. She was 14. more…

Study: Plants can tell when they're being eaten

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MODERNFARMER) — We’ve been hearing for decades about the complex intelligence of plants; last year’s excellent New Yorker piece is a good place to start, if you want more…

Class teaches 'there is no god but Allah'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WHDH) — REVERE, Massachusetts — Some parents in Revere were angry when they learned students were being taught about Islam and the Muslim religion. "No religion should be more…

School board: Guns in senior portraits OK

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Omaha World-Herald) You've seen those senior class photos of kids posing with footballs and musical instruments. Now graduating seniors attending a central Nebraska school district are free to more…

2 dead after student opens fire at high school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9jOTlicTqLZkYpjkz6cCoEXlP-54vG3d" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Two students are dead at Marysville-Pilchuck High School near Seattle after one of them opened fire on campus before turning the gun on himself, according to law-enforcement sources. There more…

Meningitis hits University of Maryland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJLA) - Students at the University of Maryland, College Park are being warned about a recent outbreak of viral meningitis, a contagious illness that, in more…