VA student charged after brandishing cardboard gun on school bus

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 4th, 2019

A student in Danville, Virginia is facing a misdemeanor charge for bringing a cardboard gun on his school bus on Friday. Today, the DPD and DPS investigated a report of a gun being brandished on a school bus. Investigation showed that it was a replica of a gun made out of cardboard. The incident was […]

VT schools use ‘CRAAP’ program to teach students about ‘fake news’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont students are learning CRAAP – a “media literacy” program that’s designed to help them discern real news from fake news. CRAAP stands for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose. Burlington High School librarian Shannon Walters contends students can’t tell fake news from the real thing, and the CRAAP system prods them […]

MD school district suspends 848 employees for child abuse investigations in 2016-17

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 26th, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Maryland’s second largest school district suspended 848 employees this year amid a crackdown on suspected child abuse, about half of which were teachers. That’s more a than 1,000 percent increase over 2014-15, when the school district was plagued by child abuse scandals and officials vowed to take action to enforce laws that […]

HATE HOAX: Racist note that sparked campuswide protests was fake

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – A racist typewritten note that allegedly targeted a black student at St. Olaf College and sparked campus wide protests that canceled classes was a hoax, though officials won’t identify who wrote it. A racist note allegedly left on the windshield of black senior Samantha Wells on April 29 was “fabricated” as part […]

VIDEO: NBC News uses schoolkids to attack Trump

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NBC News is fueling a war between the media and Donald Trump, most recently with videos of young students attacking the president with scripted racial grievances. In two videos – “Dear Mr. President: Kids Talk Trump” and “Dear Mr. President: Letters from the American Children” – the news site records students reading […]

Ohio University students campaign against ‘culturally appropriative’ Halloween costumes

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, October 29th, 2016

ATHENS, Ohio – Some students at Ohio University are taking in upon themselves to educate their classmates on how to enjoy a politically correct Halloween with a campaign aimed at curbing “culturally appropriative” costumes. One of the latest campaign posters for OU’s Students Teaching About Racism in Society, commonly referred to as OU STARS, is […]

‘Flomo Klown’ roams Alabama school grounds, triggers lockdown

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, September 15th, 2016

FLOMATION, Ala. – Someone is clowning around on Facebook, and police and school officials in Escambia County, Alabama don’t think it’s very funny. Officials put Flomation High School on a full lockdown, and instituted a partial lockdown at Escambia County High School after threatening Facebook posts by a user that goes by “Flomo Klown” and […]

‘FIREARM FACSIMILE’: School suspends 5-year-old over ‘princess’ bubble gun

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

BRIGHTON, Colo. – The principal at Southeast Elementary in the Adams County School District apparently thinks a clear plastic bubble gun qualifies as “a firearm facsimile that could reasonably be mistaken for an actual firearm.” At least that’s what one mother told ABC 7 after she was forced to pick up her kindergarten daughter from […]

Bloomberg anti-gun group fakes Wisconsin ‘school shootings’

By Media Trackers on Friday, December 19th, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, a group created by anti-gun advocate and billionaire Michael Bloomberg to push his anti-gun political agenda, has attempted to highlight a rash of school shootings that have taken place since the 2012 Newton, Connecticut elementary school massacre.

School simulates campus shooting in spoof football video

By Victor Skinner on Monday, November 17th, 2014

MERCED, Calif. – Merced school district officials are apologizing to parents and “making corrections” to school policy after several school employees created a video of a fake school shooting for rivalry football game against another high school.