Paper toy gun gets boy tossed from class

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="o5Nm1ibjrkYYaztgV5iffciJh88LaiGX" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYPOST) — Meet 8-year-old Asher Palmer, who was tossed out of his special-needs Manhattan school for threatening other kids with a toy “gun’’ — which more…

Mom wears dress that got daughter booted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="tuNG1ibjq0TceoVrDpIag2mxLC-ddUAH" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FOXNEWS) — On her last day of high school, Violet Burkhart was reduced to tears when teachers sent her home because her dress was too more…

Dissing Christian prof costs college $700,000

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_682153" align="aligncenter" width="605" caption="Mike Adams"][/caption] A federal judge has ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to pay more than $700,000 in legal fees in a more…

It's back! Much-failed education program revived

by Leo Hohmann -- More and more, Common Core, and specifically its math standards, are drawing a clear but less-than-erudite reaction: AAAHHHH! One blog on the subject is even called "Everyday Math more…

You won't believe new campus rules on 'rape'

by Bob Unruh -- A student is suing Occidental College in Los Angeles for expelling him after a female student allegedly sent text messages indicating she had wanted to have sex, arranged more…

School shooter had problem with 'sinners'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OREGONLIVE) — Jared Padgett's family knew him as happy, chatty person who was quick to hug, full of love and had a goal in life, unlike many teenagers. more…

Principal bans patriotic music during ceremony

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) A controversial Coney Island principal who grabbed headlines for banning the patriotic tune "God Bless the U.S.A." from an end-of-year kindergarten ceremony in 2012 more…

Triplets graduate in top 10 of their class

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WANE-TV) Three brothers shared a special moment Friday night inside the Memorial Coliseum. Not only are they identical triplets, but they graduated in the top 10 percent of more…

Inhofe plan reins in federal authority over schools

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_300209" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla."][/caption] Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., has introduced legislation to curb the U.S. Department of Education's regulatory power, which, he contends, has more…