Skip to main content
Report this ad

The Latest

  • Nationwide states are experiencing teacher shortages just weeks and even days before the start of the new school year
    Teacher shortage crisis leaves school year in trouble in many states
    Many states are facing a problem this new school year; they do not have enough teachers to teach in the public schools. School boards nationwide and particularly in California, Texas, Arizona, Indiana, Wisconsin, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina...
  •  The prep school rape trial is over with five guilty verdicts
    Former NH prep school student acquitted of felony rape guilty of five charges
    The rape trial that rocked a prestigious New Hampshire prep school is over as a split verdict was revealed on Friday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2015 that left the defendant Owen Labrie, 19 guilty of five of the nine charges brought against him including...
  • Stephanie Dunn
    School's strict dress code regarding exposed collarbone is severely criticized
    In Woodford County, Kentucky, students and parents are calling a school’s dress code too strict – if not totally ridiculous. The students and parents have united to campaign against a school district’s dress code that doesn&rsquo...
  • Back to school. Back to bullying prevention for schools and parents.
    Back to school: Back to bullying prevention for schools and parents.
    As students prepare to return to school in the next few weeks, the one thing many are not looking forward to is being bullied. That is the reality for many victims at school, on playgrounds and online. In fact 1 out of 4 kids are bullied every...
  • Ziggedy
    Shop til you drop and raise money for your school for free
    Have you started school shopping? John, the college bound freshman needs a laptop from QVC. George, your oldest's job takes him across the country and needs hotel.com for extended stay. Carol and Brenda need new fashion outfits from Forever...
  • Local teacher wins high honor
    Local teacher wins high honor
    A local English teacher received one of the highest honors a teacher could ever receive and gave a speech this week in Washington, D.C.James Carmicle, an English teacher at Hollywood High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District, spoke to...
  • school success
    How does your state’s schools rank?
    The beginning of school is almost upon us. Every year parents ponder the quality of education their children are receiving, usually by money spent per pupil. This figure doesn’t always give the most accurate overall snapshot of a state&rsquo...
  • Military recruiting in schools
    Why the terror attack in Chattanooga should serve as wake up call to our schools
    The recent attack in Chattanooga TN should serve as a wake up call not only to our local schools but also to all schools across the nation. As you should be aware, ISIS has made their intentions clear that they are targeting our military without...
  • Senate passes Every Child Achieves Act of 2015: What this means for education
    Senate passes Every Child Achieves Act of 2015: What this means for education
    The U.S. Senate approved the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) on Thursday in effort to restore state responsibility for accountability by strengthening state and local control. The winning 81 to 17 vote will allow states to develop their own...
  • South Dakota
    Education: The 10 Worst States for Education in 2015
    South Dakota is ranked as the worst state for education in 2015, according to a report by U.S. News. The data involves a breakdown of the 50 United States individual states’ “Best High Schools” rankings. The ultimate ranking...
  • Maryland
    Education: The 10 Best States for Education in 2015
    Maryland is the best state for education in 2015, according to a report by U.S. News. The data involves a breakdown of the 50 United States individual states’ “Best High Schools” rankings. The ultimate ranking shows the states...
  • Martinsville Jr Sr HS
    Illinois teacher fired for stepping on the United States flag
    Jordan Parmenter has been fired for having stepped on a United States flag. The English teacher, who taught at the Martinsville Junior-Senior High School in the eastern part of Illinois, did the action during a lesson he gave on free speech on May...
  • Institutional racism, schools and bullying
    Institutional racism, schools and bullying
    Although African Americans are in high positions in the United States government there is no doubt that institutional racism exists especially in American schools. From pre-school to graduate and professional schools institutional racism plays a...
  • San José State—The First Normal School in California
    San José State—The First Normal School in California
    When I read that San José State University was the first normal school in California, I thought, “Who are they kidding?” I went there in the late 70’s and it was anything but.Turns out that when you think of San José State, you...
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act or 'Yes' the service dog can come in
    The Americans with Disabilities Act or 'Yes' the service dog can come in
    Many of us have service animals. We depend on them to function as an extension of us creating a level of independence in society. We have all walked into a public building and seen the signs No Animals Permitted except Service Animals. There is a...
Report this ad