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…

'Some speak Mayan': Illegal kids swamp public schools

by Leo Hohmann -- [ooyala code="V0ZmZubzptSFOBDHKh_Ut94QNT4N5r0i" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Imagine trying to educate a student who cannot speak English or any of the common Spanish dialects, has never spent a day in school in more…