Teacher blames SCHOOL for her sex with student: ‘These people all knew what was going on’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A substitute teacher in Iowa is blaming the Cedar Rapids Community School District for a year-long affair with a 17-year-old student that she claims district officials “allowed” to happen. “These people all knew what was going on, and yet they turned a blind eye because they wanted to protect their school. […]


Las Vegas teacher vows revenge after union denies her request to leave

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

LAS VEGAS – A Las Vegas middle school teacher is fuming after her teachers union denied her request to leave the union, and now she’s on a mission to ensure union officials regret the decision. Robison Middle School teacher Cindy Robertson doesn’t think the Clark County Education Association’s representation is worth the union’s exorbitant dues, […]


Democratic education platform: Government knows best; less choice and more spending

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

PHILADELPHIA – The education policies of the 2016 Democratic Party Platform rely heavily on government intervention to fix the problems that plague public education, virtually the opposite of a Republican platform focused primarily on parental choice. Democrats laid bare their “strong belief that every student should be able to go to college debt-free, and working […]


School bus driver gets no jail time for raping 15-year-old student

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A Tennessee school bus driver who raped a 15-year-old student will not serve jail time for his crime. Instead, Alexander Rodriquez was sentenced by Hamilton County Judge Barry Steelman to four years in prison, but suspended the sentence in favor of sex offender probation for a decade. The sentence also requires Rodriquez […]


Black student THANKS police after ‘Pokemon Go’ misunderstanding

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa defensive end Faith Ekakitie learned first-hand what it feels like to have police pointing a gun in his face, and he took to Facebook to thank the officers involved. Ekakitie was playing Pokemon Go in an Iowa City Park last week while listening to music through his headphones […]


PHOTO: Work crew paints ‘scohol’ zone warning on roadway

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

DELTONA, Fla. – A Central Florida school failed spelling this week when workers painted fresh “scohol” zone markings on the roadway ahead the new school year. Kevin O’Korn snapped a picture of the sign on Saturday in Volusia County showing “SCOHOL” stenciled twice across both lanes of Howland Boulevard in front of Pine Ridge High […]


VIDEO: Woman threatened with arrest for livestreaming school board meeting

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman who was livestreaming the public comments portion of a recent Huntsville school board meeting to Facebook was escorted out by police as she recorded the incident with her phone. Eddgra Fallin, a vocal critic of the district with the grassroots group Huntsville United, contends that she was forced to […]


Is Milwaukee trying to avoid selling vacant building to military-style private school?

By Steve Gunn on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MIWAUKEE – A military-style voucher school that serves some of Milwaukee’s most troubled students is apparently having difficulty purchasing a vacant building from Milwaukee Public Schools. It may be another case of MPS, and its supporters in Milwaukee city government, trying to block competitors from buying vacant MPS buildings and attracting students away from the […]


COPS: Father drugged teen at college orientation for his son to rape

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

NORMAL, Ill. – Shawn Childs Sr. apparently wanted his son to have a good time at Illinois State University’s freshman orientation last week, so he offered to buy alcohol for underage students at the event. He also drugged a young woman at the freshman “Preview” during their overnight stay at Hewett Hall in Normal, where […]


School district reverses ban on ‘Amazing Grace’ after community revolt

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

WETUMPKA, Ala. – An Alabama school superintendent is reversing his decision to ban the Holtville High School ban from playing “Amazing Grace” during football half-time shows next year. Elmore County School Superintendent Andre Harrison issued a statement last week ending the school marching band’s tradition of playing “Amazing Grace” at football games after receiving a […]


Detroit school district sues teachers over repeated ‘sick-outs’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

DETROIT – The state of Michigan is covering the legal expenses for the Detroit school district to sue two teachers who allegedly instigated a series of sick-outs last school year that shut down dozens of schools. Detroit Public Schools filed the lawsuit in January against 28 teachers, union members and activists in an attempt to […]


COPS: TX teacher impregnated student, offered to help her get abortion

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

EULESS, Texas – Euless Junior High School teacher Cornelius Antoine Smith could not deny he had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student when confronted by police and school officials last month. The victim, a student in the first-year teacher’s speech class, became pregnant after the two had sexual intercourse multiple times in May and […]


NJ lawmakers mull plan to spend $7 million on financial aid for illegals

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey lawmakers are pushing to offer financial aid to students living in the state illegally after a think tank study suggested in-state tuition rates expanded to illegals in 2013 isn’t good enough. “In 2013, New Jersey finally joined 18 other states in offering qualified New Jersey high school graduates the opportunity […]


CA school district launches home school program to stem enrollment decline

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – A California school district is trying a new approach to attract more students amid declining enrollment: listening to parents and giving them what they want. Conejo Valley Unified School District is launching the K-6 Independent Home Study Program to offer parents support in homeschooling their children personalized education programs tailored to […]


WY school district drops Michelle O’s lunch rules

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SHERIDAN, Wyo. – Officials in Wyoming’s smallest school district decided to ditch the National School Lunch Program and its long list of nutrition regulations to cut down on wasted food and administrative time tied to the federal requirements. According to the Sheridan Press: Superintendent Chares Auzqui said the move will help cut down on food […]


DA: Teacher accused of buying pot from student won’t face charges

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, July 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A San Diego teacher accused of trying to buy marijuana from a student was cleared of wrongdoing this week, five months after the episode cost him his job, apartment and respect in the community. In February, Canyon Crest Academy history teacher and lacrosse coach Miles Brown, 34, was arrested and escorted […]