Battle over charter schools erupts in NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, standing shoulder to shoulder in Albany with thousands of parents and students who rallied in support of charter schools, vowed on more…

More than million students stop buying school lunches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) More than one million U.S. schoolchildren stopped buying school lunches during the 2012-2013 academic year, after new nutrition standards championed by first lady Michelle Obama more…

Major changes in SAT announced by College Board

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Saying its college admission exams do not focus enough on the important academic skills, the College Board announced on Wednesday a fundamental rethinking of the more…

3rd-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SONORA (CBS SF) — Three third-grade students at a Sonora elementary school were busted for smoking pot in the school’s bathroom last week. Two 8-year-olds and a 9-year-old more…

Judge denies teen's request to sue parents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZodjcwbDoM26wJngQprbKCFR4xfzKlDa" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (FOX NEWS) A New Jersey honor student suing her parents in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit had her motions for financial support, including high school tuition more…

Asteroid whizzing between moon, Earth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT) — An Apollo class asteroid is expected to whizz between the Earth and the moon on March 5. The 98-foot-wide space rock is expected to come within more…

Stunning turn for persecuted homeschoolers

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_445653" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="The Romeike Family"][/caption] Only 24 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case of a homeschooling family fighting deportation to Germany more…

Teens taught 'pain is exhilaration' in sex

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE)--which received more than $2.75 million in government funding in 2012--has produced and posted online a video specifically aimed at more…

Boy points finger like gun, gets suspended

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (COLUMBUS DISPATCH) A Columbus principal suspended a student for three days last week after the child pointed a "lookalike firearm” at another student in class and pretended to more…

'You can't do this!' Parents revolt against 'ObamaCore'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_658889" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="President Obama visits a pre-kindergarten classroom at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., on feb. 14, 2013."][/caption] By Karen VanTil more…