Catholic school won't renew contract for coach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A Roman Catholic high school in Montana isn't renewing the contract of an assistant softball coach because she took a job at Planned Parenthood, the coach more…

Common-core tensions cause union heartburn

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Education Week) From the early days of the Common Core State Standards, the two national teachers' unions have been among the initiative's biggest boosters, helping to make the more…

U.S. Olympic snowboarder is a homeschooler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WORLDMAG) — Some of the biggest stories in the first days of the Olympics have come from first-ever Olympic events and first-ever Olympians like Sage Kotsenburg, a homeschooler more…

Democrat: Stop 'scream rooms' for schoolkids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is calling for an end to the use of “scream rooms” to discipline children in U.S. schools. The Connecticut senator has more…

Online trolls 'are psychopaths and sadists'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Canadian researchers have confirmed what most people suspected all along: that internet trolls are archetypal Machiavellian sadists. In a survey conducted by the group of psychologists, more…

Swimming teacher ignores drowning student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) DETROIT — The swimming instructor in charge of the class where a high school student drowned last year in Eastpointe, Mich., opted to change into his swimming more…

Blood-moons fallout: NASA goes hiding

by Joe Kovacs --   (Editor's note: In the immediate wake of this report being published, NASA restored its Eclipse Website, as documented by WND in a follow-up news story.) The same more…

Karma catches up with school gun-ban activist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) A Buffalo, N.Y. community activist who is well known locally for pushing for a highly restrictive 2013 gun control law has been arrested for — wait more…

Homeschool family's fate up for discussion by Supremes

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_378871" align="aligncenter" width="656" caption="Romeike family members"][/caption] A conference is scheduled among U.S. Supreme Court justices on Feb. 21 where the fate of a German family now living more…