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

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

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 […]


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

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

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 No Comments

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,” […]


Teacher suspended after ‘wet willy’ incident sparks state investigation

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families is investigating a fourth-grade teacher who allegedly instructed a student to give his resting classmate a wet willy in class. Parent Candace Cherry told the New Haven Register an unidentified teacher at Wexler-Grant Community School allowed her daughter, a 10-year-old honors student, put her head […]


School worker alleges district reprimanded for telling co-worker ‘I will pray for you’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

AUGUSTA, Maine – Augusta, Maine school educational technician Toni Richardson alleges her employer reprimanded her for telling a colleague she would pray for him as he struggled to adapt to his new job last fall. Richardson was working as a special education technician at Cony High School when she told a colleague who attends the […]


SJWs mob school board over vote to fire Black Lives Matter activist employee

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

RICHFIELD, Minn. – Dozens of social justice warriors disrupted a Minnesota school board meeting on Monday, yelling at board members and forcing them to take cover, over the decision to terminate a local bilingual outreach worker. Protesters with the group Social Justice Education Movement yelled “shame on you” and toted signs reading “Rehire Jessi now” […]


School employee arrested over death threats against Trump supporting congresswoman

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

TUCSON, Ariz. – The FBI arrested a Tucson school employee for threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, who represents the same district Gabrielle Giffords did when she was shot in 2011. Investigators allege 58-year-old campus monitor Steve Martan left three threatening messages on McSally’s congressional office voicemail on May 2 and 10, warning the […]


Dozens of students suspended over middle school fight club

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – More than two dozen seventh-grade boys were suspended from a Las Vegas middle school for organizing a fight club in the school bathroom and taking bets on the bouts. At least one parent told KSNV her son was suspended from Tarkanian Middle School for 10 days, and must also serve nine […]


Elizabeth Warren leads charge to stockpile federal data on students, track after graduation

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is leading efforts to roll back student data privacy protections in exchange for more detailed information on student outcomes. Warren is teaming with Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, and Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy to push the College Transparency Act of […]