Longtime St. Paul teacher forced to retire amid cries of ‘racism’ from Black Lives Matter agitators

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Black Lives Matter St. Paul won its war against a special education teacher at Como Park Senior High School. Theo Olson agreed to retire from the district after the group accused him of being racist for criticizing St. Paul Public Schools’ restorative justice approach to student discipline. The agreement between Olson […]


School security officers claim they were fired for being white

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Two white school security guards who tackled a pregnant black student are suing Shelby County Schools over their termination, alleging they were fired because they’re white. Northwest Prep Academy guards Henry Todd and Richard Pinner contend that a pregnant 17-year-old student was eating a snack and mouthing off when they forced her […]


ANOTHER school bans students from bringing American flags to football game

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized 395 Comments

OWASSO, Okla. – Owasso High School students contend officials turned them away from a school football game on Friday because they wanted to bring American flags into the event. The incident occurred on the same night that a South Carolina high school banned students from displaying American flags at a football game. In northeast Oklahoma, […]


Missouri high schooler suspended after holding up ‘potentially disruptive’ Trump sign at pep rally

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

FESTUS, Mo. – A Missouri high-schooler was suspended after he held up a Trump sign at a school pep assembly and reportedly refused to put it away when confronted by school officials. Festus superintendent Link Luttrell told KMOX the unnamed student was suspended for three days because his sign at a Festus High School pep […]


Parent opt-out movement expands from standardized testing to student homework

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The movement of parents opting their children out of school requirements is expanding from standardized tests to homework for younger students. Chicago area mother Sara Youngblood-Ochoa told The Washington Post she simply put an end to homework for her first-grade son after repeated frustrations working with the youngster after school proved it […]


News investigation reveals teacher-student sex reported 10 months before August arrest

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MILLBRAE, Calif. – A California police department is feeling the heat after a local news investigation revealed officials were tipped off about an inappropriate lesbian relationship between a student and teacher in October, but did failed to put an end to the extracurricular antics. Police arrested Taylor Middle School drama teacher Heather Amanda Butts after […]


NC student Tased after blocking classroom door on first day of school

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – E.E. Smith High School student Kwavonne Lamar Williams was shocked when he returned to class for the first day of school this week. Literally. Police contend Williams blocked the classroom door at the school on Monday to prevent students and teachers from leaving or entering the room, and he refused to budge, […]


LA teacher accused of smuggling cell phones, drugs to San Quentin death row inmate

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. – A Los Angeles teacher faces criminal charges after she allegedly attempted to smuggle drugs and phones to a death row inmate at California’s San Quentin State Prison. Assistant District Attorney Barry Borden told the Los Angeles Times that assistant teacher Teri Orina Nichols was arrested at the prison Thursday during a […]


Police union slams school district after student charged in attack on officer returns to class

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Schools Police Officers Association is calling out the San Diego Unified School District for going back on its promise to transfer a student who injured a school police officer in February. “We’re extremely disappointed in the way the school district is handling the discipline of a student who […]


Cornell drops ‘plantations’ from natural area name after black students complain

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ITHACA, N.Y. – When horticulturist Liberty Hyde Bailey named Cornell Plantations in 1944, “he purposely chose to dismiss old associations with slavery in favor of the proper meaning of the word, plantations: ‘areas under cultivation’ or ‘newly established settlements,” according to a 2011 issue of Verdant Views, “The Magazine of Cornell Plantations.” Essentially, Bailey wanted […]


Fifth graders roll the dice on slavery fate as lesson leaves students confused

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MARIETTA, Ga. – A Georgia teacher is facing undisclosed disciplinary action for playing a “slavery” game with elementary students after a grandparent of a black student in the class complained. A fifth grade teacher at Cobb County’s Cheatham Hill Elementary School upset a 10-year-old black student with a game last week that asked students to […]


NYC school leaves student records ‘on top of pile of plastic bags’ at curb for garbage collection

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

NEW YORK – Parents of students at Langston Hughes Young Explorers Academy are fuming after officials at the school left a bag full of confidential student documents along the street in front of the building. Two people came across the documents Wednesday in front of the school, also known as PS 236, on and immediately […]


SC school bans American flag from football games

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5,618 Comments

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – School officials’ decision to ban students from displaying the American Flag at a recent football game is creating controversy in a South Carolina school district. On Friday, Travelers Rest High School principal Lou Lavely banned students from carrying American flags into a football game against Berega High School, because a lot […]


COPS: Shop teacher fabricated story about violent classroom attack

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

BOTHELL, Wash. – Prosecutors are considering criminal charges against a Washington state high school teacher after he allegedly staged an attack by a student in his shop class this spring. Wood shop teacher Cal Pygott told police he was working on a loud machine in his classroom at Bothell High School while wearing ear protection […]


MA school district claims laptops for all ‘a social justice issue’

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Daniel Warwick believes that putting computers in the hands of the district’s mostly minority students is a “social justice issue.” “I see this as a social justice issue,” he told MassLive about the district’s move to rent about 20,000 laptops for students this year, at a cost of […]


District’s ban on rap music on school buses prompts cries of racism

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Public Schools officials doesn’t want students to listen to violent rap music while they’re bused to school, and some folks think that makes them racists. Outraged parents in August circulated an internal PPS memo sent to school bus drivers this spring that specifically prohibits them from tuning into local rap music […]