School boots church renting building on Sunday mornings after Jewish teacher files suit

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FLORENCE, Colo. – A Colorado school district cancel its contract with a local church to use school facilities for worship as part of a settlement with a teacher who complained about the relationship.

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‘Diversity’ professor accuses police officer of racial profiling — dash cam says otherwise

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WEATHERFIELD, Conn. – A Connecticut English professor faces up to a year in jail for allegedly accusing a state trooper of racial profiling, apparently not realizing police dash cam footage would expose her lie.

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COPS: Father attacked ‘school bullies’ with cane, SUV

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ROCKFORD, Ill. – An Illinois dad was jailed on assault charges after he allegedly attempted to run down students with his SUV in front of an elementary school.
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Principal seizes student’s bag of Cheetos for lecture on serving sizes

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Officials in Gainesville schools are encouraging students to make healthy eating decisions by eliminating food choices that don’t comply with Michelle Obama’s school food regulations.

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Nearly half of students don’t speak English at GA elementary school

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CANTON, Ga. – A Georgia elementary school launched a new program for upcoming school year that will rely on older students who just learned English to help teach younger students the language.
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Chris Christie: Teachers union deserves ‘a punch in the face’

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TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey governor and 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie isn’t known for pulling any punches, especially not when it comes to teachers unions.
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Illinois university’s ‘chief diversity officer’ to make more than governor

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DEKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University just hired a chief diversity officer for $185,000 per year plus special perks, despite the strong possibility of state budget cuts for fiscal year 2016.

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Student sues school after being locked up nearly 40 days ‘for throwing snowball’

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DETROIT – A Detroit teen arrested for allegedly throwing a snowball at a school police cruiser spent nearly 40 days behind bars before a judge dismissed the case for lack of evidence.

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Directive urges English teachers to ‘position students as LGBT people or their straight allies’

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URBANA, Ill. – The National Council of Teachers of English believes teachers should work to promote “gender nonconforming” people and their issues in public school lesson plans.

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Is Common Core test PARCC in death spiral?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – PARCC which has been hemorrhaging membership is still holding onto a glimmer of hope that sustainability is their’s to grasp.
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National AFT overthrows local teachers union leadership in Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. – In the name of “holding sacrosanct the democratic rights of its members,” the American Federation of Teachers removed from office the duly elected officers and representatives of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association (OCCTA) and placed a national administrator in sole charge.
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Former Catholic school teacher wins pole dancing national championship

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WAUKESHA, Wis. – A former Catholic kindergarten teacher nudged out of the profession over her pole dancing exercises is now the United States Pole Sports Federation national champion for women over 40.
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White House honors ‘DACAmented’ immigrant teachers in special ceremony

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – First lady Michelle Obama flew about 10 dozen college-bound students – many of them undocumented immigrants – and their chaperones to the White House last Thursday for a special celebration.
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Fired transgender teacher blames pot, shoplifting busts on hormone treatments

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NEWARK, N.J. – A long-time transgender Newark teacher allegedly fired over criminal convictions from the 1970s blames the bad behavior on gender reassignment hormone treatments, and is now suing the district.
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Student ordered to ‘diversity’ course over ‘offensive’ social media posts

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Christian University sophomore Harry Vincent is not sure if he will be returning to school in the fall.
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University asks classmates to anonymously tattle on ‘students of concern’

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University is urging students, parents and community members to report “students of concern” as a means of suicide prevention and threat assessment.
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More parents turn to homeschooling: 62% increase in the last decade

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – More parents than ever before are choosing to homeschool their children, driving a movement that’s grown by 62 percent in the last decade.
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Detroit teachers livid as they go unpaid, shortchanged

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DETROIT – While some teachers might complain about the size of their paycheck, Detroit Public School teachers are hardly surprised when they don’t get a check at all.
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Mom: Pervy middle school teacher used tree house for sex

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Northgate Middle School teacher resigned recently amid allegations he lured a 13-year-old female student to a treehouse for sex on multiple occasions.
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