New reporting rules worry homeschool families

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE TIMES HERALD) — Jessie Wiegand has been homeschooling her kids for 14 years. They take classes once a week with other homeschool students. They're involved in sports. more…

Cancer girl invited back after getting boot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — DETROIT — The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that more…

'Radical' Republican president righted wrongs

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1941195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ulysses S. Grant[/caption] Born April 27, 1822, into a Methodist family in Ohio, he was nominated at age 17 for a position at West more…

Daily TV linked to weight gain in kindergartners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EurekAlert!) New research shows that it doesn't take much for kids to be considered couch potatoes. Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television more…

Gender-bender bathroom doors flung open for preschoolers

by Greg Corombos -- [ooyala code="5neHdwdDrEFlvVy3BPIhhUhUCx36iKLz" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The cultural battle over opening bathrooms to people based on their gender identity rather than their biological sex has reached one of the largest school more…

Experts: Surgeon general 'propagandizing' children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer [ooyala code="RncjhudDoGOmARWEGx0zdlLO3uIHP5Nb" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The surgeon general of the United States recently showed up on Sesame Street to try to convince kids to get vaccinated, and more…

New evidence against global warming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Two new reports suggest doomsday warnings about global warming are, well, full of hot air or worse. A Duke University-led study concluded warming hasn't happened as more…