Gifted student called 'a rarity'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Davis Enterprise) What does it truly mean to be a gifted child in Davis? Because apparently there is gifted, and then there is Don-Wook Shin. Shin, now a more…

80% of recent NYC grads can't read

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WCBS-TV) It's an education bombshell. Nearly 80 percent of New York City high school graduates need to relearn basic skills before they can enter the City University's community more…

Judge blocks bill giving kids school choice

by Garth Kant -- An effort to help students escape failing schools has run into some familiar road blocks: tenure, teachers unions and a judge. Circuit Judge Charles Price blocked Alabama's governor more…

Lurch toward transgenderism pushed by Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Michael F. Haverluck The expression "boys will be boys" is no longer true at dozens of America's universities who are offering sex change operations with paid tuition more…

So who was St. Patrick, anyway?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Suppose your child asked you, "Who was St. Patrick?" It could happen. It could happen even on St. Patrick's Day, when everyone is wearing green and more…

Mom accused of stabbing son's bullies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WFTV-TV) ORLANDO, Fla. — An Orange County mother was arrested on charges of stabbing two teens who were allegedly bullying her children. Investigators said Nora Silva, 33, stabbed the teen more…

Court stuns educators with approval of vouchers

by Alyssa Farah -- In a landmark victory for school choice, the Colorado Court of Appeals surprised educators in the state by affirming the constitutionality of a Douglas County voucher program that more…

Bullied boy dies after punch at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) — A sixth-grader who was injured in an altercation with another boy at school two months ago was taken off life support and more…

Teachers train to shoot guns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SALISBURY POST) — SALISBURY, N.C. — The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut left an imprint on the minds of many. The December shootings prompted renewed gun more…