College girl stranded in ocean for 16 hours

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Nwa2FrZDr2N-gTQw1CzUxZvk07ZS0Tis"] (NBCPHILADELPHIA) — Even for the most experienced swimmer, it's a nightmare scenario. Stranded in the middle of the ocean with no food and the blistering sun more…

Lookie here! College scans students' eyeballs

by Chelsea Schilling -- A public university in in Rock Hill, S.C., has announced it is implementing a new eye scanner system that collects and records data about the features of students' more…

Video: High-school freshmen brutally hazed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24965796&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=332&width=590" height=332 width=590 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Last week KDKA reported that several parents showed up at Upper St. Clair Police headquarters to more…

Has global warming stopped?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Huge amounts of heat – equivalent to the power of 150 billion electric kettles – are being continuously absorbed by the deep ocean, which could explain more…

Boys wear skirts to class in protest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A headteacher got his knickers in a twist when a group of boys ditched their trousers for skirts to help beat the heatwave that is currently more…

Random drug tests possible for kids in sports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SALEM STATESMAN JOURNAL) — The Umatilla school board is considering requiring random drug tests for students who want to participate in extracurricular activities. The East Oregonian reports that more…

Coast Guard scholarship called 'plainly illegal'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Coast Guard scholarship is attracting scrutiny because it is open only to students from "Historically Black Colleges and Universities," "Hispanic-Serving Institutions" and "Tribal Colleges and Universities." A more…

House poised to leave 'No Child' behind

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Republicans lined up Thursday behind a bill that would roll back the federal government's involvement in education, despite concerns earlier this week that the party's more conservative more…

Supremes being asked to rule on homeschool persecution

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_445653" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="The Romeike Family"][/caption] The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to protect a Germany homeschooling family from the persecution members would face if they more…