Newtown seeks reprieve from public spotlight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The chief executive of Newtown, Conn., is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events for the town as it more…

Judge: Yoga in schools not religion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) SAN DIEGO - A San Diego Superior Court judge rejected a claim Monday by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in more…

Christian college: No Obamacare here

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Leslie Fain When the new Health and Human Services abortifacient mandate deadline passes in 2014, Belmont Abbey College will not be accepting or participating in anything contrary more…

Government plan assigns nanny to every child

by Gina Loudon -- A new proposal that government officials in Scotland intend to use to address the nation's child-abuse cases would assign a federally designated nanny to every child in the more…

Federal student-loan rate doubles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The interest rate on a key federal student loan doubled Monday, as expected, but it is unclear whether Congress will allow the increase to stand before more…

Camera in every class a good or bad idea?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DIGITALTRENDS) — Bill Gates wants a video camera in every classroom in America. After partnering with Measures of Effective Teaching, observing 3,000 willing teachers, and spending millions of more…

Teen's flashlight a bright idea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Victoria Times-Colonist) St. Michaels University School student Ann Makosinski has been named one of 15 finalists in Google’s global science fair for a project that created a flashlight more…

USDA rules behind 'death' of tater tot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The U.S. Department of Agriculture's new school snack rules are designed to replace foods of little nutritional value with low-fat dairy, fruits, vegetables and lean proteins. more…

Obama to teach kids to promote Obamacare

by Gina Loudon -- California school officials will use their part of a $37 million grant of taxpayer funds to teach school children how to promote Obamacare to their own families. Los more…