Judge overturns expulsion for student who tried to hack teacher grading system

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – An Illinois high-schooler who sued his school after he was expelled for attempting to hack into the teacher grading system was sent back to class by a judge this month. Court records show the Glenbrook High School sophomore attempted to use a teacher’s user name and password stolen by another student to […]


Union’s anti-choice rally falls flat when only a few dozen show to protest Ed Sec DeVos

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana State Teachers Association staged a protest Monday at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis as Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke about an “ambitious expansion” of school choice at a nearby hotel. DeVos spoke Monday at the American Federation for Children’s national policy summit about “a transformation that will open […]


Teacher faces SIXTH investigation for sex with students, still teaching high school science

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

GOSHEN, Ohio – An Ohio high school teacher is facing a sixth investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with students, though the first five resulted in no charges due to a lack of evidence. The Cincinnati Enquirer recently featured Goshen High School teacher David Brown, who is allegedly under investigation by the Ohio Bureau […]


Four teachers from same district arrested on allegations of sex with students — in one week!

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

SUWANEE, Ga. – Gwinnett County Public Schools is besieged by teachers sexually abusing students, including at least four teachers arrested for inappropriate relationships in just the last week. Derren Justin Evans, a long-term substitute teacher at Providence Christian Academy, was charged Wednesday with sexual assault based on allegations he repeated groped and kissed a female […]


Student government candidate wins on vow to protect classmates from ISIS terrorists

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

DANVILLE, Calif. – Parents are complaining after a San Ramon Valley High school student was recently elected student body president after creating a humorous campaign video vowing to protect his classmates from ISIS. The student, who was not identified, allegedly produced a campaign video depicting Muslim terrorists with guns and promised to protect students. But […]


Maine high school offers sports hijabs for Muslim student athletes

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine’s Deering High School is not the first in the nation to order sports hijabs for its female Muslim student athletes. Female Muslim students currently wear their own hijabs during sports, and the religious headscarves are typically made of heavy fabric that easily unravels. So a couple of girls on the tennis […]


TX lawmakers move on school bathroom bill with one week left in session

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

AUSTIN, Texas – A law to require all students in Texas schools to use bathrooms that correspond to their birth gender gained approval in the state House last week and could soon become law. State House members voted 91-50 Sunday night to require student bathrooms to be segregated by gender, with students assigned based on […]


School board member resigns amid Secret Service investigation into Trump assassination post

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – A Knoxville school board member has resigned amid a U.S. Secret Service investigation into Facebook comments he made about President Donald Trump. Knoxville School District Board Member Mike Helle posted to Facebook this week that “Trump … needs to neutralized. “Trump needs to take a show at Ford’s Theater,” he wrote, according […]


Chicago Public Schools to borrow $389 MILLION to avoid ending school year early

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools plans to borrow $389 million to make it through the current school year, money officials hope to pay back with overdue state aid payments. The borrowing will be expensive because of the district’s junk bond rating, and would only serve to avert a financial crisis until next fiscal year, when […]


School district defends pepper spraying students during criminal justice lesson

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

BARBERTON, Ohio – Students were voluntarily blasted with pepper spray for a law enforcement class exercise at an Ohio high school, and officials are now defending against calls to fire the teacher involved. Last week, a group of 11th grade criminal science students at Barberton High School voluntarily lined up along a wall at the […]


School offers yearbook refunds after publishing over 15 ‘inappropriate’ senior quotes

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Officials at an Arizona high school are apologizing and offering to refund yearbooks over senior quotes referencing sex, drugs and other disturbing behavior were published in the 2017 annual. “You need a good plant to get high (pole vault),” Poston Butte High School student Patrick Hughes’ senior yearbook quote read, […]


FL ed establishment cries school spending increase ‘starvation-level … budget’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s education establishment is describing a plan to increase education spending as a “starvation-level education budget” because some of the money will go to school choice options that compete with public schools. The “starvation-level education budget” approved by the Legislature on May 8 “neglects the very children it is tasked with serving,” […]


IT director arrested over plot to set off ‘military-grade’ smoke bomb at school

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – An El Paso County, Colorado school officials faces a slew of criminal charges after he allegedly goaded his son into helping him set off a smoke bomb at a private boarding school. Police allege Bryan Bolding learned in February that the private Fountain Valley School would not renew his contract as […]