South Carolina throws out Common Core standards

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Townhall) Common Core has no shortage of critics. The national education standards have been pilloried by pundits, parents, comedians, teachers, and lawmakers alike. The chief concern, perhaps, is more…

Principal to students: 'I'm a proud gay man'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYFOXDC) WASHINGTON - "I'm tired of hiding." That's the principal of D.C.'s largest public high school said at an annual gay pride event held at his school Wednesday more…

Brawl erupts during kindergarten graduation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER) A 33-year-old Millvale man is wanted on on suspicion of starting a fight that led to a brawl during a punch-and-cookies reception after a kindergarten graduation more…

Senate Dem doesn't know who wrote Bill of Rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) — Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, stumbled Tuesday over basic American history, crediting Thomas Jefferson for authorship of the Bill of Rights during a more…

Kids to decide if parents are fit to homeschool?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONENEWSNOW) — Artillery for the Northern Ireland government's takeover of homeschooling, stockpiled by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), is being set to more…

Grasshopper swarm permeates weather radar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="g2dGc1bjozDoml8g2uXvIVHvVhj6-t8H" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (USATODAY) — Grasshopper swarms in and around Albuquerque, N.M., are so thick they are appearing on National Weather Service forecast radar. "At first there was more…

Prankster's 'male anatomy' mars graduation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAMPA BAY TRIBUNE) BROOKSVILLE — Nature Coast Technical High School officials were setting up the stage Wednesday for graduation at the school's football stadium when they encountered, uh, more…

School swaps error-filled yearbook for DVD

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDO SENTINEL) Winter Park High School will offer refunds or replace editions of its 2014 yearbook with a DVD, school principal Tim Smith said Monday. The 340-page book, more…

Learning 2nd language can slow brain aging

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Learning a second language can slow the brain's ageing, even if it is learnt in adulthood, according to new research. Previous studies have showed that being more…