VIDEO: Mother duck leads babies through elementary school — for 13th straight year

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

HARTLAND, Mich. – There’s a special tradition at Village Elementary School in Hartland for the last 13 years that’s as much educational as it is adorable. For the 13th year in a row, Vanessa the Village Elementary School momma duck has flown into the school’s enclosed courtyard to lay her eggs under the same shrub, […]


U student ‘victims’ charged in faked race attack

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

ALBANY, N.Y. – Three University at Albany students who lied about a racially motivated attack on an Albany bus now face criminal charges after they refused a plea deal that would have required an apology. Ariel Agudio, Asha Burwell and Alexis Briggs, all black, stirred a race controversy on campus in January when they alleged […]


White lesbian teacher accuses NJ school of discrimination

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

PATERSON, N.J. – Paterson high school Noreen Sweeney is suing her employer for more than $1 million after she alleges school officials discriminated against her because she’s a white lesbian. Sweeney taught in Waldwick and Newark before coming to the Paterson school district in 2001, and she worked at International High School for several years […]


‘Reverse suspensions’ bring parents of misbehaving kids to school for entire day

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia school is taking an innovative approach to student discipline: reverse suspensions. Instead of sending misbehaving students home to take a day off from school, administrators at Huntington East Middle School are asking parents of students busted for non-violent offenses to come to chaperone their child at school for an […]


School hires French teacher — who doesn’t speak French

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

HOUSTON – Energy Institute High School French teacher Albert Moyer greets students with “Bonjour!” Beyond that, he doesn’t know a lick of French. “I thought it was a joke, I couldn’t believe this was happening,” parent Sharonda White said of learning her son’s French teacher doesn’t know how to speak French. Moyer, who studied French […]


Public school proposes vegan lunch menu for ‘humane education’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Organizers of a proposed Rochester River School want to provide meatless meals to students from a self-sustaining student garden on campus. At a proposed Rochester charter school focused on “humane education,” students would grow their own food in both outdoor and indoor gardens, and would be responsible for harvesting, cleaning and cooking […]


Detroit teachers call ‘sick out’ over district’s ongoing financial problems

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

DETROIT – Dozens of Detroit Public Schools are closed today after the district’s teachers union encouraged members to call in sick to protest the district’s budget problems. Officials with the Detroit Federation of Teachers announced the “sick out” Sunday, a day after a state-appointed district manager announced DPS will run out of operating funds at […]


Student government election rocked by allegations of pizza, cookie bribes

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

BOULDER, Colo. – A major election scandal is rocking the University of Colorado after two out of three winning candidates in student government elections were disqualified for bribing fellow students for votes. “Student leaders believe it’s the first time in more than a century that winning candidates have been disqualified from office,” the Daily Camera […]


NC high school debuts new on-campus indoor shooting range

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

SMITHFIELD, N.C. – A North Carolina high school recently unveiled its new indoor shooting range, a facility made possible by JROTC students and donations from the community. Several students in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Smithfield Selma High School recently helped their instructor, Commander David Michael Wegman, to resurrect the school’s marksmanship program […]


Students set up sting to bust school workers stealing from lockers

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

EVANSTON, Ill. – A group of high school student sleuths recently busted two school security officers stealing from lockers after setting up a hidden camera sting operation. Evanston Township High School sophomore Richard Bahmandeji told ABC 7 that cash was missing from his wallet inside his gym locker last week, so he set his iPhone […]


School lunch police launch investigation over ‘fake’ $2 bill

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 13 Comments

HOUSTON – A middle school police officer recently wasted his day investigating what he thought was a fake $2 bill used by an eighth-grader in the school lunch line. The incident at Fort Bend Independent School District’s Christa McAuliffe Middle School is only one of several serious investigations into alleged lunch thefts pursued by district […]


Black student accused of ‘hate speech’ over cartoons in school newspaper

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

DOVER, Del. – Students at Wesley College are issuing school officials a list of demands after the independent student newspaper, The Whetstone, published allegedly racist cartoons last Friday. Black student Bryheim Muse created two cartoons for the newspaper that apparently offended some of his classmates and prompted the school’s black student union to sound off […]


MOM: Teacher forced 1st grade son to clean urinal with bare hands

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

BEDFORD, Texas – A North Texas mother is calling out her son’s school after she alleges the boy’s teacher forced him to clean out a bathroom urinal with is bare hands. Parent Shara Francis posted to Facebook about the ordeal in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District yesterday afternoon, and her comments are getting a lot […]


COPS: 10-year-old injures four teachers in classroom tantrum

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Four teachers were injured trying to subdue an out-of-control 10-year-old at a Fairfield elementary school, including one who was taken to the hospital with a leg injury. Police were called to Timothy Dwight School around 1 p.m. Wednesday as staff struggled to contain the boy’s “behavioral issues.” According to a police statement, […]


Middle schoolers suspended for posing with Confederate flag

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ROUND ROCK, Texas – Round Rock Independent School District officials contend student privacy rights prevent them from discussing why several students were suspended over a picture of them holding a Confederate flag. Ironically, parent Andy Birdwell told Fox 7 his 14-year-old son is one of seven students suspended at Round Rock Ridgeview Middle School for […]