Middle school ignores parents’ objections to LGBTQ ‘Acceptance Week’

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

SAN RAMON, Calif. – A LGBTQ “Acceptance Week” at Windemere Ranch Middle School will proceed as planned despite numerous objections from parents about the controversial program. Parents voiced their concerns about lessons and videos loaded with LGBTQ issues during the school’s April 11-15 “Acceptance Week” some view as an “extended promotion” of topics that aren’t […]


‘God’s Not Dead 2’ centers on religious persecution in high school, opens nationwide

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOPE SPRINGS, Ark. – A highly anticipated faith-based flick about the intersection of church and state in an imaginary Arkansas high school opens in movie theaters today. “God’s Not Dead 2” features Melissa Joan Hart from “Clarissa Explains It All” and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and Jesse Metcalfe, from “Desperate Housewives” in an epic court […]


Manhunt underway for school landscaper who tried to shoot coworkers on playground

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Police are searching for contracted school employee who allegedly fired a gun at a coworkers during a dispute at a local elementary school, and hit the building with one of the bullets. Kansas City police spokesman Patrick McCallop told Fox 4 officers responded to shots fired at Mark Twain Elementary School […]


SWAT team descends on middle school during squirrel situation

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Squirrel! Three men who were attempting to eradicate the varmints from a Hot Springs apartment complex Wednesday inadvertently triggered a lockdown at Gardner STEM Magnet School, KCCI reports. A Gardner teacher told police she saw three men with rifles running near the front of the building around 8 a.m., so she […]


CO lawmaker wants high school students to pass civics test to graduate

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

DENVER – A Colorado lawmaker wants students in The Centennial State to be informed citizens, and he’s pushing a bill to require high schoolers to pass a citizenship test to graduate. State Sen. Owen Hill wants students to be required to answer 60 out of 100 multiple choice questions correctly on an online civics test […]


Trump lists education among top three ‘functions’ of federal government

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump raised some eyebrows at a town hall discussion in Milwaukee last night when he listed education as one of the top three functions of the federal government. Trump has repeatedly advocated for eliminating the U.S. Department of Education and returning governing authority over education matters to the […]


Students ‘protest someone else’s speech by silencing their own’ in strange display

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LOS ANGELES – University of Southern California’s College Republicans hosted conservative writer David Horowitz for a recent speech on campus and it prompted what’s being described as the “lamest protest ever.” Amy Lutz, program officer for Young America’s Foundation, posted pictures and updates of the silent protest to Twitter – students with tape over their […]


School installs camera in bathroom — to ‘catch vandals’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Officials at Jefferson County High School are scrambling to explain why they installed a security camera in the boys bathroom after parents complained. Jefferson County High School student Nate Cook was explaining a recent incident in the bathroom to his mother, Virginia Clark. The teen was in the restroom when a classmate […]


School principal bans ‘Easter’ to promote ‘inclusion’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

SYDNEY, Australia – An elementary school principal in Sydney is earning scorn from parents for banning the word “Easter” from the school’s Easter Hat Parade, alleging the move is designed promote “inclusion.” Several parents are objecting to the unilateral decision by Bondi Public School head Michael Jones to remove “Easter” from the school’s Easter Hat […]


Students protest after ‘Vote Trump’ drawings violate ‘safe space’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

ATLANTA, Ga. – Emory University students who felt “afraid,” “frustration,” and “fear” over pro-Donald Trump campaign chalkings that appeared on campus Monday are forcing school officials to take action. A few dozen students held a protest in front of the Emory administration building yesterday, complete with “Stop Trump” and “Stop Hate” signs and the “antiphonal” […]


Middle Eastern college students find ‘culture clash’ in Idaho

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 14 Comments

POCATELLO, Idaho – Idaho State University is quickly losing Middle Eastern students and millions in tuition dollars over a culture clash involving several student arrests, dozens of cases of cheating, and a shrinking Saudi Arabian scholarship program. A New York Times feature highlights several issues involving an influx of students from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait […]


Michigan pushes schools to teach transgenderism ‘throughout the curriculum’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s State Board of Education is suggesting a new guidance policy for schools regarding transgender and “gender nonconforming” student issues that parents will want to see. The “State Board of Education Statement and Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students” was issued in […]


School orders student to remove Confederate flag shirt — or go home

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

CALADONIA, Mich. – Caledonia Community Schools Superintendent Randy Rodriguez believes “a greater time of sensitivity” is reason enough to force a local student to remove a Confederate flag shirt. Caledonia High School junior Donovan Stokes was approached by a principal Wednesday and ordered to remove a rebel flag tank top he wore to school over […]


CA bill would require employers to give three paid days off to parents with schoolchildren

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 8 Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Democratic California Assemblyman Mike Gatto thinks employers should give workers three days of paid time off to participate in activities at their child’s school. Employees in California are already protected from termination for taking up to five days off each year for “school activities leave,” but legislation recently introduced by Gatto would […]


Student fights force McDonald’s, KFC to hire bouncers

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

MANCHESTER, England – McDonald’s and KFC restaurants in parts of England are hiring bouncers or banning youth from their establishments after a series of fights and rowdy behavior after school. At the Manchester McDonald’s, security will limit teenage customers to two at a time between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays, […]