Christian school removes cross from logo ‘so as not to offend’ Muslims

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

HUDDERSFIELD, England – Parents at the newly established Oak CE Primary School in Huddersfield are fuming after they allege school officials removed a Christian cross on the school logo to not offend Muslims. “The offensive card is always played and this one time that I was proud of something, only to have it snatched back,” […]


PANIC: School cancels classes over ‘suspicious’ package — full of school supplies

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. – A “suspicious” package dropped off in front of Sun Prairie High School on Monday prompted a lockdown, and the cancellation of classes and after school activities. Sun Prairie police and fire departments descended on the school Monday after it was discovered that a school-aged person dropped off a box the night […]


IN superintendent’s publicly funded ads during campaign year raise ethics questions

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s superintendent of public instruction, Glenda Ritz, is running a television ad campaign she claims is funded by federal dollars to promote a summer food service program for students. But her critics allege the $150,000 ad blitz may violate state law prohibiting statewide elected officials from appearing “in a communication paid for entirely […]


Judge orders school to allow transgender student in boy’s bathroom

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

GLOUCESTER COURTHOUSE, Va. – Transgender student Gavin Grimm can now use the boy’s bathroom at school, despite the fact that he was born a she. Gloucester High School student Gavin Grimm, a biological female who “identifies” as a male, was allowed to use the boy’s bathrooms at school until parents complained and the school board […]


Utah school board mulls budget without federal dollars as way to ignore Obama decrees

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 12 Comments

AMERICAN FORK, Utah – A Utah school district is considering whether it can reject about $40 million in federal funding as a means of snubbing President Obama’s recent transgender school decree. The president threatened schools across the country with the loss of federal funding in May if they do not comply with his interpretation of […]


Students applaud VA school district for keeping Confederate names

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton school officials and the majority of locals believe there’s better uses for school funding than renaming buildings that honor Civil War heroes. Andrew Shannon believes Davis Middle School and the Campus at Lee – named in honor of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee – […]


REPORT: 30 guns stolen from Atlanta Public Schools; district unsure how many it owns

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ATLANTA – Atlanta Public School officials aren’t sure how many guns the school district owns. An anonymous tip called into the district’s ethics hotline suggested that 30 Glock handguns were stolen from the trunk of an APS vehicle recently, but district leaders are unsure whether the claim is true or not, because they’re not sure […]


CA school district mandates yoga for elementary students

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

ENCINITAS, Calif. – Parents in the Encinitas Unified School District are fuming after the school board voted to spend $416,000 to keep a controversial yoga program alive when grant funding floundered. The school board voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a plan to spend the money next school year on a health and wellness program that […]


School cancels field trip to beach over fear of sunburns

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

JERSEY, UK – An annual day of fun turned into a day of disappointment for students at St. George’s Preparatory school in St. Peter when school officials canceled an end-of-the-year beach day. St. George’s elementary students are typically treated to a half-day of fun in the sun with a beach outing to end the school […]


New Pittsburgh school superintendent accused of plagiarizing resumé

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Pittsburgh’s newly hired superintendent has a problem with plagiarism. Anthony Hamlet, who was hired in May to head the city’s public schools, is accused of plagiarizing portions of his resume, including his “educational philosophy,” which the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette claims was lifted from a Washington Post editorial last year. “This, as well as […]


Philly schools ordered to pay millions after discriminating against white-owned company

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia School District was ordered to pay millions to a Newtown-based security firm after a jury found school administrators discriminated against the company based on race. Security & Data Technologies Inc. sued the district and late superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman after school officials canceled a $7.5 million contract with the company in […]


SUIT: Two teachers conspired to arrange sex with middle schooler

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Two Tennessee middle school teachers conspired to arrange a sexual rendezvous between one of the teachers and a 14-year-old student, according to a lawsuit filed by the child’s parents. The student’s mother filed the lawsuit Monday against teachers Serena Rae Milan and Sean Green, as well as Knox County and the Knox […]


Baltimore school district hires ‘Black Lives Matter’ leader to recruit teachers

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

BALTIMORE, Md. – Black Lives Matter activist and failed Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson is the city school district’s new chief of human capital. Incoming Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Sonja Santelises announced Tuesday that 30-year-old Mckesson will take over the cabinet position from interim chief Deborah Sullivan, who will return to her former position […]


Ga. district to hire 450 teachers, no teaching degree required

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Georgia school district is hiring 450 teachers, and a degree in education is not required. The Savannah-Chatham district is working to recruit teachers for a severe shortage through its Alternative Pathways to Teaching program that allows anyone with a bachelor’s degree to enter the profession and earn their teaching credentials on […]


Black student leader who posted threats as white racist gets jail time

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

UNION, N.J. – A Kean University student who faked racist threats against her classmates on Twitter will spend time behind bars, and years on probation. Union County Judge Robert Mega on Friday sentenced Kean University student Kayla McKelvey, a former black student leader, to 90 days in county jail and five years of probation for […]