Universities competing for Obama library site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) President Barack Obama has preached economic opportunity and equal access to education as cornerstones of the legacy he wants to leave behind. But in the contest more…

Kids blacklisted by schools for playground taunts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Children as young as three are being branded racists, homophobes and bigots over playground taunts. Thousands of pupils are being reported for so-called hate crimes more…

Woman suspended for 'sex with student'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.com) — MENDHAM, New Jersey — Nicole McDonough, the 32-year-old teacher at West Morris Mendham High School accused of having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student, has more…

Middle-schoolers transformed by meditation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="N2cjhrcjqAjFq7d1UZmfXJcMjx8sWjBq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NBCNEWS) — Silence isn't something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall more…

U.S. student-loan debt tops $800 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — From November 2013 through November 2014, the aggregate balance in the federal direct student loan program--as reported by the Monthly Treasury Statement--rose from $687,149,000,000 to $806,561,000,000, more…

Activists: Schools must teach sex consent to kindergartners

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_489639" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Kindergarten Cop"[/caption] Fresh off a victory in getting a law passed that regulates sexual encounters between students on college campuses, more…

Secret Nazi atomic bunker discovered

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — A network of underground tunnels and bunkers used by the Nazis to develop an atomic bomb has been discovered in Austria by a filmmaker. The complex more…

'Sexiest astrophysicist': Christmas is heathen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) — Neil deGrasse Tyson is a very smart guy. Astrophysicist and cosmologist with degrees from Harvard and Columbia. Director of the Hayden Planetarium. Research associate more…