DETROIT: Administrator charged with bilking $1.3 million through tutoring scam

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized

DETROIT – Police believe a former Detroit Public Schools administrator created several companies to bilk the district out of nearly $1.3 million in grant funding for tutoring services for struggling students. Former director of grant development Carolyn Starkey-Darden, 69, is charged with falsifying documents to secure millions in grant funding for several tutoring companies she […]


San Fran students, parents, teachers protest AGAINST ‘restorative justice’ policy

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized

SAN FRANCISCO – Parents, teachers and students at Monroe Elementary School are protesting student discipline procedures because they contend administrators refuse to remove unruly students from the classroom. The backlash against San Francisco Unified School District’s relatively new approach to student discipline mirrors complaints from teachers and parents in other districts across the country with […]


School cafeteria workers union forces church to stop giving students free pizza

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized

SEATTLE – A school cafeteria workers union is threatening a Seattle church over free pizza that parishioners are distributing to students at three local high schools during lunch time. Once a week for several months, youth pastor Nick Steinloski and other volunteers with Bethany Community Church in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood have delivered pizzas to […]


Student arrested for ‘stealing’ free milk from school cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized

DUMFRIES, Va. – Prince William County police recently arrested Graham Park Middle School student Ryan Turk for stealing a free carton of milk from the school cafeteria. “This is ridiculous. This is beyond embarrassing,” the boy’s mother, Shamise Turk told KMOV. “He’s at home over 65 cents.” Turk said school officials suspended her son May […]


U suspends student’s campaign over two-year-old ‘transphobic’ Facebook comments

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Associated Students of Southern Oregon University used a student’s Facebook comments that were two years old to suspend his campaign for the Clubs and Organizations Senate seat. The one-day suspension for student Chase Gildea’s allegedly homophobic and anti-transgender comments were enough to ensure he lost the student election, and provided an […]


Teacher suspended over ‘inappropriate’ exam question about Donald Trump

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Lakes High School law academy teacher Malik Leigh said he was just being funny when he wrote a final exam question about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. But school officials aren’t laughing. Principal Cheryl McKeever called Leigh’s final exam “wholly inappropriate for the Law Academy class” and […]


VIDEO: Parents fight after being locked out of graduation ceremony

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized

EAST POINT, Ga. – Police were forced to subdue at least one parent at the recent Tri-Cities High School graduation after officials changed to a smaller venue and some were allegedly prevented from watching the ceremony. Earlier last week, school officials changed the venue for the Tri-Cities High School graduation from the school’s stadium to […]


School bans playground whistles: ‘Too aggressive, some children may be afraid of the noise’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, England – A teaching assistant at St. Monica’s Catholic School in Buckinghamshire is speaking out after school officials banned employees from using whistles on the playground. For decades, Pamela Cunningham said teachers and staff have used whistles to gather students after recess, but school officials recently banned the practice because the “aggressive” noise may […]


California high school misspells own name on diploma covers

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized

ONTARIO, Calif. – Ontario High School’s class of 2016 received their diplomas Friday, an experience they’ll likely never forget. Not because the graduation ceremony was remarkable or because it capped off 12 years of hard work, but because of the embarrassing diplomas themselves – which came with a cover embossed with “Ontario High Shcool,” NBC […]


Middle schooler dies during game of tug-of-war

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, May 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized

PELL CITY, Ala. – A 13-year-old girl died at Elouise & Harold Williams Intermediate School in Pell City Thursday during a game of tug-of-war. Pell City Police told WIAT Maddison Wentworth collapsed playing tug-of-war with other students during field day activities at her school Thursday, when some parents allege school officials restricted access to water. […]


‘Genderqueer’ teacher wins $60,000 after threatening federal workplace harassment complaint

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized

GRESHEM, Ore. – Hall Elementary School transgender teacher Leo Soell will receive a $60,000 payout from the Gresham-Barlow School District for emotional distress tied to alleged harassment by co-workers. The fifth-grade teacher came out as transgender after a mastectomy for breast cancer early last year. Soell does not identify as male or female, and prefers […]


SHOCK REPORT: Girl has sex with 25 boys in school bathroom

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized

FORT MYERS, Fla. – South Fort Myers High School officials believe as many as 25 boys had “inappropriate activity” with a 15-year-old female student inside of a bathroom on campus Tuesday. Students told NBC 2 the incident occurred in a girl’s bathroom after classes ended and involved the school’s football team. “A bunch of football […]


Mother outraged after teacher duct-taped son to desk in class

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized

SALISBURY, N.C. – A North Carolina elementary teacher who allegedly duct taped a student into his desk will not face criminal charges, though she resigned from her position after the child’s mother complained. Lynda Santamaria told WSOC her son’s classmate at Knollwood Elementary School in Rowan County recorded three videos last Friday of the unnamed […]