Teen girl takes action in suit vs. parents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — A New Jersey teenager who drew international attention when she sued her parents for financial support after leaving home in a dispute on Tuesday dropped the more…

14 arrested in fight, campus on lockdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE ITEM) — SUMTER, S.C. — Fourteen students at Sumter High School were arrested, and the school was placed on temporary lockdown after a fight erupted in the more…

High-school credit for religious courses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER) — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio public school students would be able to obtain credit for religious courses completed off campus under a bill passed earlier more…

'What we uncovered may shock you'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — The three news reports followed the same format: Television reporters walked into schools with hidden cameras, under the premise of testing the security measures. Each time, more…

School bans boy's 'My Little Pony' backpack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WRIC) — BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina mother whose son has been bullied for bringing a “My Little Pony” bag to class says school officials now more…

Racist tweets follow win by all-white team

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MLIVE) — HOWELL, Mich. -- Shocking tweets celebrating a "white" team's victory erupted Thursday following the Howell boys basketball win over Grand Blanc. Several students in Howell are more…

Bill Gates comes to defense of Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Bill Gates is rallying teachers to support an embattled cause, the Common Core State Standards. At a speech Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C., the Microsoft co-founder more…