Teacher fired for unusual activity

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_912901" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Cassandre Fiering"][/caption] School time for 4th-graders is usually packed with question-and-answer sessions, but a teacher in New York City has been fired for taking more…

Classmate's mom bashes 3rd-grader with hammer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SANFRANCISCO.CBSLOCAL) — An act of retribution may have provoked a woman to brutally attack a third grader inside an Oakland elementary school bathroom, police say. Students at Oakland’s more…

Scientists: We made up polar bear numbers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) This may come as a shocker to some, but scientists are not always right — especially when under intense public pressure for answers. Researchers with the more…

Teacher suspended for blackface lesson

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Monroe News) Monroe Middle School teacher Alan Barron remains suspended only two weeks before he is set to retire after 36 years with the district while administrators investigate more…

Schools give 6th-graders access to condoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) A school district in a small Oregon town is making condoms available to students as young as the sixth grade, the district's superintendent says. Superintendent Rick more…

Did Darwin 'borrow' theory of natural selection?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) When Charles Darwin published ‘On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection' in 1859 one Scottish fruit farmer was, understandably, rather put out. Decades before, Patrick more…

Yearbook photos altered to show less skin

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX 13) WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — Female students at a Utah high school want to know why their yearbook photos were altered to show less skin without them more…