Proposed Illinois law would ban terrorist profs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An Illinois state legislator has introduced a bill that would prevent anyone who has been convicted of crimes related to terrorism from teaching courses at taxpayer-funded colleges and more…

Teacher saves children from burning bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)Teachers are often unsung heroes. Parents entrust them every day with their most precious possession. Teachers spend eight-plus hours a day as educators, confidants, disciplinarians and friends to more…

Feds: Rabbi at N.Y. Jewish school had child porn

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK JOURNAL NEWS) — Rabbi Lyle Kamlet, a former Mamaroneck religious-school teacher, was arrested Friday, accused of buying mail-order child pornography which he had delivered to the more…

Precious: Boy suspended for 'Hobbit'-ring threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="pheW40czp8TrDdgMopLiAFwbjhH2moTc" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYDAILYNEWS) — Tolkien lore led a Texas boy to suspension after he brought his “one ring” to school. Kermit Elementary School officials called it a more…

Schools restore junk food, snub Michelle Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina schools have partially lifted a ban on junk food. State Education Superintendent Molly Spearman has lifted a complete ban on selling unhealthy more…

Students could be screened for depression

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota’s largest school district is discussing screening high school students for depression and anxiety in the classroom. As part of a state grant to improve more…

Middle-schoolers film 'sex party' on phones

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — Four Wisconsin middle school students were arrested after they allegedly threw a "sex party" and filmed it on their cell phones. The alleged underage get-together between more…

University president admits rape story false

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan finally admitted that she knows the Rolling Stone article detailing a brutal gang rape at the university was discredited. "Before more…

Leak suggests big bang find was dusty mistake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Last year's big bang breakthrough has finally bitten the dust. In March last year, researchers using a telescope called BICEP2 at the South Pole made a more…