Homeschooling surges due to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RALEIGH NEWS AND OBSERVER) — North Carolina's home schools are growing at a record rate and are now estimated to have more students than the state's private schools. more…

Disgusted teens revolt: 'Thanks Michelle!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Students returning back to school after the summer vacation are finding out what First Lady Michelle Obama's new rules for healthy eating in schools, truly mean. more…

'Some speak Mayan': Illegal kids swamp public schools

by Leo Hohmann -- [ooyala code="V0ZmZubzptSFOBDHKh_Ut94QNT4N5r0i" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Imagine trying to educate a student who cannot speak English or any of the common Spanish dialects, has never spent a day in school in more…

Mystery over Alexander-era tomb in Greece

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — Athens (AFP) - Archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great and believed to be the largest ever discovered in more…