Homeschool parents who faced battering ram back in court

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_511925" align="aligncenter" width="611"] The Wunderlich family, with Michael Farris of the HSLDA.[/caption] The German homeschool parents who faced a SWAT team's battering ram when police demanded to more…

'If God be for us, who can be against us?'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1991165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Capture of Fort Ticonderoga[/caption] New France began in 1535 when French explorer Jacques Cartier sailed, seeking a sea route to Asia. Jacques Cartier described more…

Obama to schools: Gender-bend or lose funding

by Greg Corombos -- [jwplayer oygpv1z1] The largest school district in Virginia is expanding its non-discrimination policy to include gender identity over the loud objections of parents, and the Obama administration intends more…

America's best teachers get creative

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EurekAlert!) While U.S. educational policy emphasizes high-stakes testing and scripted lessons, the best teachers in the business are taking creative risks – often drawing from their own interests more…

Daycare 'mandatory' naps affect nighttime sleeping

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EurekAlert!) Dr. Staton said this study examined the relationship between mandatory nap times in childcare and children's night-time sleep duration concurrently and then 12 months later. "For the more…

'The hand that rocks the cradle' rules the world

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1990835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Anna Jarvis, founder of Mother's Day[/caption] Mothers' Day was held in Boston in 1872 at the suggestion of Julia Ward Howe, writer of "The more…

Cheerleaders fight for right to Bible banners

by Bob Unruh -- Cheerleaders at a Texas school whose inspirational messages, including Bible verses, on football game banners were briefly censored by school officials went to court and won, so why more…

Workers on drugs? Blame schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer Workers on drugs? Blame schools, says international educator and journalist Alex Newman. Abuse of drugs such as those designed to combat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder more…