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…

Girl sent home for 'distracting' red hair

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A 15-year-old girl was sent home on the first day of high school last week because her red hair was too 'distracting' to other students. However, more…

Homeschooling surges due to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RALEIGH NEWS AND OBSERVER) — North Carolina's home schools are growing at a record rate and are now estimated to have more students than the state's private schools. more…

Disgusted teens revolt: 'Thanks Michelle!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Students returning back to school after the summer vacation are finding out what First Lady Michelle Obama's new rules for healthy eating in schools, truly mean. more…