Cleric: P.E. for girls 1st step to prostitution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Some conservatives in Saudi Arabia are condemning a move toward introducing girls' physical education to public schools, calling girls' gym a Western innovation that leads more…

Teacher quits, blames Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Common Core standards being imposed by the federal government on state education departments include "world citizenship mush," according to an expert on education, even if supporters do more…

Denver schools recruiting ex-illegal aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DENVER – Long before Alejandro Fuentes Mena became a fifth grade teacher, he was an undocumented immigrant from Chile. "I came to the United States when I was more…

10 die when Fed-Ex truck slams into bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A fiery bus crash that killed 10 people, including eight high school students, on a California freeway burst into flames almost immediately in a collision that more…

Relatives mourning Columbine victim fined

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="EyZ2N4bDqeUja3C36gZahSaAErP0lBgM" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Relatives of a victim of the 1999 Columbine school shooting, which left 12 students and one teacher dead and another two dozen injured, were ticketed more…

Teen charged as adult in stabbing rampage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE) They prepared for guns but faced knives instead. In the era of Newtown and Virginia Tech and Columbine, danger and bloodshed came Wednesday to Franklin Regional more…

Girl, 13, suspended for opposing Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times Herald-Record) A 13-year-old student at Orange-Ulster BOCES believes she was suspended from school this week as a result of telling other students they didn't have to take more…

Man-turning-woman substitute teacher suspended

by John Griffing -- [caption id="attachment_727121" align="aligncenter" width="606" caption="Lumberton, Texas, teacher's Facebook posting"][/caption] A school district in Texas that made the news when students were told to wear Muslim burqas as part more…