L.A. schools chief backs sex-abuse audit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy said Monday he would support a state audit of the school system’s handling of child sexual-abuse cases. Assemblyman Ricardo Lara (D-South more…

'Parent trigger' bill triggers strong debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) — A bill that would let parents "trigger" a turnaround plan for failing schools would cause disputes and dissension in Florida's public schools, opponents said Monday. more…

High-schoolers compete at National Brain Bee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BALTIMORE SUN) — Forty-four of the nation's brightest high-school students are in Baltimore to test their brains about the brain — in a two-day neuroscience competition that started more…

Dream over despite Sabbath victory

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) — They rested. They reflected. And once the sun set on the Jewish Sabbath, the Beren Academy Stars rushed to Nolan Catholic High to play the more…

Jewish teens get miracle Sabbath rescue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — Beren Academy's boys basketball team is headed to the state championship. And this time, there's no need to reschedule the game or file a lawsuit. more…

Newt: Rush 'right' to apologize, slams media

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) — Newt Gingrich says it was "appropriate" for Rush Limbaugh to apologize to Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut," but he slammed more…

Textbook biases for Islam are answered

by Bob Unruh -- Textbooks published in the United States have come up with some famously biased stunners on occasion. For example, what's being taught from some of those books now includes: more…

Feds explore possible cover-up at Penn State

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS) — It’s fairly clear the federal investigation into Penn State University won’t be a duplication of the grand jury probe that led to more than 50 more…