U.S. releases new sex-ed standards

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — Young elementary school pupils should use the proper names for body parts and know by the end of fifth grade that sexual orientation is "the romantic more…

Math problems refer to slavery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSB-TV, Atlanta) — Several Gwinnett parents contacted Channel 2 Action News in outrage after their children brought home a math assignment that referenced slavery and beatings. Christopher Braxton more…

Montessori school sued after pushpin death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NCTIMES) — The parents of the 3-year-old boy who choked to death on a pushpin at his Oceanside preschool in August filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the school more…

Student reports own knife, gets disciplined

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (11ALIVE) — BUFORD, Ga. (WXIA) -- A Gwinnett County family is baffled that their teenager was disciplined after he reported to his teacher that he accidently brought a more…

Drama teacher accused of sex with teen in car

by Chelsea Schilling -- (DENVER POST) — Explicit text messages bragging about a 17-year-old's alleged sexual encounter with an Englewood High School teacher, triggered an investigation that would eventually lead to the more…

Peanut allergy kills girl at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — The death of a 7-year-old girl at school from a peanut allergy has raised questions about a school's responsibility in treating kids with food allergies. more…

1-year teacher evaluations not enough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — SEATTLE—Once-a-year evaluations aren't enough to help teachers improve, says a report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. And school districts using infrequent classroom observations to more…

'Marketplace of ideas' sued for censorship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Dave Tombers [caption id="attachment_94789" align="alignright" width="218" caption="John Oller Jr."][/caption] A discrimination lawsuit has been launched on behalf of Dr. John Oller Jr., a professor at the University more…

Hundreds caught cheating on final exam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hundreds of seniors at a southeast Houston high school were caught cheating on a final exam last month, said Clear Creek Independent School District officials. Teachers and administrators more…