Average college freshman reads at 7th-grade level

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUSREFORM) — The average U.S. college freshman reads at a seventh grade level, according to an educational assessment report. “We are spending billions of dollars trying to send more…

Historian: Ben Carson didn't plagiarize

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_608989" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Ben Carson[/caption] William Federer, a prolific author whose works include "America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations," "Treasury of Presidential Quotations," "Endangered Speeches" more…

Now Israel gets wiped off MANY maps

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1566105" align="alignright" width="264"] This colorful map painted by a Palestinian child erases Israel in favor of "Palestine" at Norwegian map exhibit.[/caption] HarperCollins and Scholastic Inc. are not more…

Woman makes plea in sex-with-student case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.COM) — MORRISTOWN, New Jersey — A West Morris Mendham High School teacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday during her first court appearance on an accusation that she had more…

Too cool for school as mercury plunges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — How cold is it across the U.S.? Too cool for school in many parts of the country. And so frigid in the Minnesota-St. Paul area that more…

Limbaugh brings up Obama's birth certificate

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_593977" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rush Revere and his talking horse, Liberty, are time-traveling history buffs created by Rush Limbaugh.[/caption] Historians are still buzzing about the 1795 Boston time more…

Venezuela sprinkles socialism in all subjects

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Students here study math by calculating the benefits of government land takeovers. They practice English by reciting where late President Hugo Chavez was born and learn more…

Teacher, 25, accused of sex with student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTSP) — HOLIDAY, Florida -- A Pasco County teacher faces a criminal charge after the sheriff says she had sex with a student. It all started last spring, more…