Bugs eat more trash than rats, and they're dying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (QUARTZ) — Amy Savage recently conducted an experiment in Manhattan. Savage is a postdoctoral scholar at North Carolina State University; she was investigating the roles that non-human animals more…

Top 20 party and sober colleges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WESTPORT-NEWS) — The Princeton Review's 2015 "The Best 379 Colleges," released Monday, contains a list of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools. TOP more…

Parents erupt over uniforms at F-rated school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDOSENTINEL) — A new dress-code proposal at an F-rated elementary school has rekindled a debate in Lake County over mandatory school uniforms, once again sparking opposition from parents. more…

Teacher packs heat on field trip, gets arrested

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ROCHESTERHOMEPAGE.NET/STORY/D/STORY/TEACHER-ARRESTED-ON-GUN-CHARGE-DURING-CLASS-TRIP/98366/WNGV_G7WOE2DXDQAHUTJMG) — A well-known Rochester City School District teacher was charged with a felony in New York City two months ago while she was chaperoning a school trip. more…

U.S. history takes drastic left turn this fall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By John Aman High-school history teachers nationwide will give their top students a dark retelling of U.S. history this fall, courtesy of the College Board, a nonprofit college more…

New ban hits school bake sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — At Chapman School in Nebraska, resourceful students hawk pizza and cookie dough to raise money for school supplies, field trips and an eighth-grade excursion to Washington. more…

How government exaggerates cost of college

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The government's official statistic for college-tuition inflation has become somewhat infamous. It appears frequently in the news media, and policy makers lament what it shows. more…

Ex-teacher jailed for assaulting student, 6

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Manchester Union Leader) A former teacher at Jewett Street School was sent to jail for seven days this week, after pleading guilty to three assault charges against a more…

More of America's teachers to be armed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) When the school year begins, more teachers will be armed. Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School more than a year and a half ago, more…