Adult student-teacher sex ban struck down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state's law banning sexual contact between teachers and students, finding that people 18 or older have more…

Teacher quits after student-cleavage remark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Orlando Sentinel) A Eustis Middle School teacher resigned after she made a comment about a student's cleavage in front of the classroom. Joan Bannister, a 53-year-old math teacher, more…

Teen expelled over profane tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNET) — An Indiana high school expels a student for a silly, profane tweet, even though it seems to have been sent at 2:30 a.m. The school suggests more…

State confiscates newborn over vaccinations

by Bob Unruh -- An organization that routinely deals with homeschooling issues across the U.S. and around the globe is taking on a case of parental rights because the circumstances – a more…

Student-loan debt: 'Money for nothing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Bud3k5NDoD2ln2F2DW1Xillc9QUhZeKq"] For the past few years, the U.S. economy has struggled mightily to emerge from the 2008 financial crisis that stemmed in large part from a housing more…

Calif. bill punishes student-teacher dating

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MODESTO BEE) — SACRAMENTO -- Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen introduced legislation Tuesday to make it a felony for a K-12 teacher to date a student regardless of age, responding more…

Parents 'have bigger impact on exams than schools'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Teenagers’ exam results are more likely to be influenced by their parents than their school, according to research. Figures show that a child’s family background has more…

Student arrested for taking photo of cop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY) — IAN VAN KUYK, a Temple University junior studying photojournalism, emerged from class earlier this month with a straightforward assignment: Take pictures at night. Van Kuyk's professor more…

War on U.S. homeschoolers escalates

by Bob Unruh -- Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, caught up in the high-profile Obamacare arguments that started today, have refused to intervene in a case in which deputies threatened parents more…