Peanut allergy kills girl at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — The death of a 7-year-old girl at school from a peanut allergy has raised questions about a school's responsibility in treating kids with food allergies. more…

1-year teacher evaluations not enough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — SEATTLE—Once-a-year evaluations aren't enough to help teachers improve, says a report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. And school districts using infrequent classroom observations to more…

'Marketplace of ideas' sued for censorship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Dave Tombers [caption id="attachment_94789" align="alignright" width="218" caption="John Oller Jr."][/caption] A discrimination lawsuit has been launched on behalf of Dr. John Oller Jr., a professor at the University more…

Hundreds caught cheating on final exam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hundreds of seniors at a southeast Houston high school were caught cheating on a final exam last month, said Clear Creek Independent School District officials. Teachers and administrators more…

Kids forced to perform pro-Occupy song

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS Washington) – A Charlottesville-area elementary school has been accused of making students sing a pro-Occupy Wall Street movement song. Written and performed in October as more…

Diet guru: Give extra marks to slim students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Popular diet expert Pierre Dukan, whose books have sold millions around the world, has written an open letter to the future president of France with advice on how more…

Recess key to kids doing better in school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to more…

Study: Exercise helps kids' grades

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the more…

Catholic school officially ends paddling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Religion News Service) — NEW ORLEANS — A Catholic high school that was the country’s last refuge of corporal punishment has ended a legal struggle over control of more…

Autistic boy stuffed into bag

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LEX18) — LOUISVILLE (AP) - The Kentucky mother of an autistic boy who says he was stuffed in a duffel bag for misbehaving in class has pulled her more…