Student gunned down walking to school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USNEWS.NBCNEWS) — A high school junior was shot and killed Tuesday morning while walking to school in District Heights, Md. Marckel Norman Ross, 18, was on his way more…

Rural homeschooling on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY YONDER) — Abraham Lincoln did it. And he did it very well. That is to say the 16th president of the United States pursued his early studies more…

Transgender metamorphosis gets college slideshow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUSREFORM) — A public university plans to host an event in which a self-described man displays sexually explicit images of his transition from a female to male physique. more…

Online educator K12 under investigation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FLORIDA CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING) The Florida Department of Education has launched an investigation of K12, the nation’s largest online educator, over allegations the company uses uncertified teachers and more…

FBI questions 16-year-old over Ron Paul video

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INFOWARS) — In another shocking example of how the federal government is repositioning itself as a secret police force to target political dissidents, a 16-year-old boy was questioned more…

Toys R Us unveils $150 tablet for kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — If the idea of handing a child your expensive iPad makes you nervous, Toys R Us is now selling a tablet that's built just for kids. more…

Students don't cheat, they 'collaborate'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DISPATCH) — Some students who grow up with a wealth of information at their fingertips — on smartphones, tablets and laptops — call working together on a test more…

Science teacher suffers chemical burns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC15) — Emergency crews have responded to Stoughton High School after a teacher is injured in a classroom. According to Dane County Dispatch, a 45-year-old female teacher is more…