'Top teacher' winner quits due to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1696955" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stacie Starr reacts to winning the Top Teacher contest (Bruce Bishop/ Chronicle-Telegram[/caption] Honored as the "Top Teacher" by ABC's "Live with Kelly and Michael" more…

School bans use of 'R-word' on campus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) The students gathered in the historic Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House, a white clapboard building that forms the heart of the Quaker school. Normally, this was more…

Police stop runaway school bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) Eleven Minnesota children became trapped in a runaway school bus Wednesday when the driver had a medical emergency. They were in danger for 14 minutes before more…

Bill would fine parents for overweight kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Asssociated Press) Legislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight. The bill aims more…

Driver 'swigs booze' on school bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WCPO-TV) CINCINNATI -- A questionable Facebook photo has a local bus driver in a lot of trouble, and her employer took action Tuesday. The controversial photo shows the more…

Parents: Schools illegally wiretapped our kids for years

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_1689285" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Gilford School District school bus photographed on Jan. 12, showing no sign notifying occupant that they are being audio recorded.[/caption] Parents are alleging more…

Teacher: I didn't rape 15-year-old

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OREGONLIVE) — Evergreen High School teacher Stephanie McCrea, accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student, pleaded not guilty to child rape charges at her criminal arraignment Wednesday more…