Here's the way to teach our high-schoolers

by Nat Hentoff -- A key demonstrator of part of the potential future of American education is Brent Wise, director of innovation and extended learning for the Hilliard City School District, located more…

Drunk female teacher gets to keep job

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAMPA TRIBUNE) — BROOKSVILLE, Florida — Erin Cougill, the West Hernando Middle School teacher who made headlines after showing up drunk at school in December, will be back more…

Military instructor kills dog in class

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — LA PAZ, Bolivia — Animal rights activists are demanding a Bolivian military college fire an instructor who butchered a live dog before his students and more…

Michelle O: Parents make lousy school lunches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) In an interview with MSN.com, First Lady Michelle Obama explained she used to struggle to feed her kids right—even though she received an education from Harvard and Princeton. more…

5-year-olds taught to celebrate 'queer pride'

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_966301" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Parent Carrie Kessler at Glenview Elementary Family Pride event[/caption] An elementary school in Oakland, California, topped off its school year with a "Pride Day" more…

Paper toy gun gets boy tossed from class

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="o5Nm1ibjrkYYaztgV5iffciJh88LaiGX" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYPOST) — Meet 8-year-old Asher Palmer, who was tossed out of his special-needs Manhattan school for threatening other kids with a toy “gun’’ — which more…

Mom wears dress that got daughter booted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="tuNG1ibjq0TceoVrDpIag2mxLC-ddUAH" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FOXNEWS) — On her last day of high school, Violet Burkhart was reduced to tears when teachers sent her home because her dress was too more…

Dissing Christian prof costs college $700,000

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_682153" align="aligncenter" width="605" caption="Mike Adams"][/caption] A federal judge has ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to pay more than $700,000 in legal fees in a more…

It's back! Much-failed education program revived

by Leo Hohmann -- More and more, Common Core, and specifically its math standards, are drawing a clear but less-than-erudite reaction: AAAHHHH! One blog on the subject is even called "Everyday Math more…

You won't believe new campus rules on 'rape'

by Bob Unruh -- A student is suing Occidental College in Los Angeles for expelling him after a female student allegedly sent text messages indicating she had wanted to have sex, arranged more…