Teachers accused of locking girl, 7, in cage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The mother of a developmentally disabled girl has filed a legal claim against her daughter's former special education teacher for allegedly putting the child in a gated more…

Teacher knocked unconscious by student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC PHILADELPHIA) Police are investigating a videotaped attack on a substitute teacher at a southwest Philadelphia high school that left him motionless on the ground. The attack started more…

Video: Man throws punches at marriage rally

by Drew Zahn -- [ooyala code="EwZThscTpCIu2SkCC6rEDhTIeOMK8NJI" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Red banners flapped in the late October wind. The stirring sound of bagpipes wafted a noble song of courage through the air, and the young more…

Teachers unions spent big, lost big

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) The nation’s largest teachers unions blew about $60 million of their members’ money on the disastrous 2014 midterms elections. The record-breaking campaigns waged by the more…

Study: Not all college work boosts future earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A short-term college certificate, for a very specific job-training program like how to use computers for office work, probably won't help students earn more money in more…

Ohio House panel OKs bill to repeal Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A Republican proposal to repeal Common Core learning standards in Ohio easily cleared a House committee Wednesday, despite doubts over whether the bill has enough support more…

Porn professor sued for bloody attack on student

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_672245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thrin Short, 16, displays scratches on her arm allegedly from Mireille Miller-Young.[/caption] A lawsuit is being filed against the University of California and one more…

18-year-old freshman youngest lawmaker in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON.CBSLOCAL) — Eighteen-year-old Saira Blair will become the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history. The Republican defeated Democrat Layne Diehl on Tuesday to win a seat in more…

Teacher who shot toilet makes plea in court

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE) — Taylorsville — A Utah teacher who accidentally shot a toilet while at school pleaded no contest Wednesday to discharging a weapon as part of a more…