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…

Teacher fired for unusual activity

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_912901" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Cassandre Fiering"][/caption] School time for 4th-graders is usually packed with question-and-answer sessions, but a teacher in New York City has been fired for taking more…

Classmate's mom bashes 3rd-grader with hammer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SANFRANCISCO.CBSLOCAL) — An act of retribution may have provoked a woman to brutally attack a third grader inside an Oakland elementary school bathroom, police say. Students at Oakland’s more…

Scientists: We made up polar bear numbers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) This may come as a shocker to some, but scientists are not always right — especially when under intense public pressure for answers. Researchers with the more…

Teacher suspended for blackface lesson

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Monroe News) Monroe Middle School teacher Alan Barron remains suspended only two weeks before he is set to retire after 36 years with the district while administrators investigate more…

Schools give 6th-graders access to condoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) A school district in a small Oregon town is making condoms available to students as young as the sixth grade, the district's superintendent says. Superintendent Rick more…