'Bless you' after sneeze gets girl suspended

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTE.CBSLOCAL) — DYER COUNTY, Tenn. – A high school student was allegedly suspended after breaking a class rule of saying “bless you” after a classmate sneezed. Kendra Turner, more…

Student arrested for 'killing dinosaur with gun'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC12) — SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A 16-year-old Summerville High School student says he was arrested Tuesday morning and suspended after writing about killing a dinosaur using a more…

Polls: Public souring on Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) This has not been a great week for the Common Core. Two new national polls, released Wednesday and Tuesday, found the public souring on the academic standards, more…

Judge blocks Jindal on Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) A Louisiana judge on Tuesday swatted down Gov. Bobby Jindal’s attempt to use his executive authority to repeal the Common Core in his state. Jindal is trying more…

Jim Caviezel opens up on latest film

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="5peGRxbzojJSbM04PDlnFfO48XcTR3fV" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THE BLAZE) — Actor Jim Caviezel firmly believes that his new film “When the Game Stands Tall,” which centers on Bob Ladouceur, a legendary football more…

Teacher shows up drunk, state not informed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DESMOINESREGISTER) — A central Iowa school district that fired a teacher for being drunk on the job promised to keep the matter secret from the state board that more…

Private-school teacher accused of sex with boy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTSP) — St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Residents of Shore Acres were stunned to learn their neighbor, 39-year-old Elisha Joy Kingsley, was arrested Monday afternoon. The Pinellas County Sheriff's more…

Student shows up for new year as transgender

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="g4bDdxbzqLcs37XMxgsv8vTYC8krkVaJ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ASBURY PARK PRESS) — MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – Rachel Pepe, the 13-year-old transgender middle school student who says she was being forced to return to classes more…

Police: 2 boys planned school shooting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at more…

City's teachers absent more than students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Education officials like to say that kids can't learn if they aren't in school. But what if teachers aren't in school? While absenteeism is usually considered a more…