Boy, 7, suspended for pencil as gun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xqdmpnYjoiXIK8BIQy9xMjNEbd1DW1ql"] (WAVY-TV) — SUFFOLK, Va. - A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises. Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall more…

Vegans 'bullying' agriculture students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX 40)The debate between vegan students and those that eat meat at Elk Grove High School has made its way onto Instagram and other social networks, and the more…

Teacher stomps on U.S. flag, gets $85,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE STATE) — CHAPIN, S.C. — Lexington-Richland 5 paid former Chapin High teacher Scott Compton $85,000 to avoid a legal challenge, part of a settlement that led to more…

Rural schoolhouses face uncertain future

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — The school day in Divide begins with the four students, ages 5 to 14, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance around the flagpole outside their little red more…

School systems rethink Common Core standards

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The growing backlash against the nationwide K-12 school standards known as Common Core, bubbling to the surface in Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere, has become the hottest more…

Tiny town becomes model for guns in schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) In a first-of-its-kind move in Colorado, a rural school board has given two of its top administrators new job titles — security officer. The new titles more…

Evangelical homeschoolers embrace evolution?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FIRSTTHINGS) — According to David Wheeler, author of a recent post at the Atlantic, more and more Evangelical homeschooling parents want their children exposed to evolution. At least more…

'Sex-abuse' nightmare at school for deaf

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) It was a pedophile’s paradise. That’s how Marlene Hodge, now 52, remembers the girls dorm at a New York boarding school for deaf children, where more…

Naptime: Daycare teacher tries to drug kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN BENITO COUNTY TODAY) — The Hollister woman who tried to slip a sleep-aid drug into children’s drinks at the Morgan Hill daycare facility where she worked pleaded more…