Common Core gives new twist to U.S. history

by Leo Hohmann -- [ooyala code="VyYm5ybzrIozD54zno8UnpXNOCjCmZlT" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Some are calling it the "Common Core Twist." No, it's not a new dance move. It's a new method of teaching under Common Core national more…

Homeschoolers sue state for yanking kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN POST) — A homeschooling advocacy group announced that it is suing social services caseworkers in Shenandoah County Virginia's Department of Social Services on behalf of homeschool parents more…

Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike more…

More schools mix beer, football at games

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite more…

Nail polish alerts wearers to date-rape drugs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Triangle Business Journal) It's a nail polish that doubles as a way to thwart sexual assault - and it's being developed at N.C. State University: Undercover Colors. The more…

Oklahoma has 20 quakes in 1 day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discovery) Oklahoma has been a little shaky lately. On Aug. 19, the Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes in one day, according to data from Oklahoma’s Geology more…

Shark vs. grouper ... shark loses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) This is not your typical "David and Goliath" tale. This time, it's Goliath that wins: A couple of anglers fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Fla., more…