Holocaust survivor booted from public schools

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_793051" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Anita Dittman speaks about her life in one of Nazi Germany's concentration camps. She grew up in Germany and was almost 6 years old more…

High school holds 'hijab day' for students

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1207315" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges showed up for a meeting with Somali Muslims in a hijab.[/caption] A Sacramento, California, high school scheduled a "hijab day" more…

School bans students without measles vaccinations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xybWcyczqHekmiAuAw0rio6AhxS2SJ4G" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (USA TODAY) PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Nearly 70 students from a Riverside County, Calif., high school will miss up to seven days of classes because more…

Kids forced to drop pants to find poop dropper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1keGYyczpOZs0pW_PsrpxYBX-IpD4KVz" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WFAA) — GUSTINE, Texas — In Gustine, population 457, what happens at the schoolhouse affects nearly everyone. And something happened Monday that is causing a more…

Most expensive boarding school in world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — It counts some of the world’s most famous faces and families among its alumni. Students who are privileged enough to attend this school spend their winters more…

Explorers make Jan. 28 hallowed day in history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1638215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Francis Drake[/caption] Seventy-three seconds after lift-off, on Jan. 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, killing its entire seven-member crew, which included a high more…

Adults allowed to pack heat at school?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KFGO) — BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow concealed-carry permit holders to pack guns at schools, if officials allow it. Education more…

Yoga trainers out of joint when govt. steps in

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVERPOST) — The centuries-old practice of yoga has run into the modern practice of regulation, setting up a battle between a Colorado agency and instructors who say the more…