Math problems refer to slavery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSB-TV, Atlanta) — Several Gwinnett parents contacted Channel 2 Action News in outrage after their children brought home a math assignment that referenced slavery and beatings. Christopher Braxton more…

Montessori school sued after pushpin death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NCTIMES) — The parents of the 3-year-old boy who choked to death on a pushpin at his Oceanside preschool in August filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the school more…

Student reports own knife, gets disciplined

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (11ALIVE) — BUFORD, Ga. (WXIA) -- A Gwinnett County family is baffled that their teenager was disciplined after he reported to his teacher that he accidently brought a more…

Drama teacher accused of sex with teen in car

by Chelsea Schilling -- (DENVER POST) — Explicit text messages bragging about a 17-year-old's alleged sexual encounter with an Englewood High School teacher, triggered an investigation that would eventually lead to the more…

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…