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

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

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 3 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 […]


WI school district now offering free summer meals — for adults

By Steve Gunn on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

MADISON, Wis. – Of course children have to eat, and some don’t receive proper nutrition at home. That’s why government offers free- and reduced-price breakfast and lunches at schools throughout the nation. But where does government draw the line and require parents to step up and meet their responsibility to feed their children and care […]


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 […]


PA school board votes to station armed officers at all schools

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MONROEVILLE, Pa. – The Gateway School Board takes student safety seriously, so they’re putting armed police officers in all schools to ensure they’re protected. The board voted 7-2 Tuesday to hire several retired police officers to help the two trained officers who currently patrol the district’s seven school buildings, CBS Pittsburgh reports. “The new plan […]


STUDY: Union claims about Scott Walker’s labor reforms ‘greatly exaggerated and/or failed to materialize’

By Steve Gunn on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MADISON, Wis. – When Act 10 became law in Wisconsin in 2011, restricting collective bargaining rights for public sector labor unions ( including teachers unions), critics predicted that the bottom would fall out of the teaching profession in the state. But that has not been the case, according to a new study released by the Wisconsin […]


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 […]


WI Dems reject Republican proposals to expand government school programs

By Steve Gunn on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MADISON, Wis. – Perhaps there’s no point in elected lawmakers trying to get anything accomplished during election years, when partisan posturing clearly comes before public service. A good example comes from Wisconsin, where a special state Task Force on Urban Education recently released a report about pressing needs facing urban schools, and how the state […]


Teacher convicted of corruption of youth for organizing student ‘social justice’ walkout

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – An Allentown teacher who goaded students into ditching class to protest for social justice was convicted of three counts of corruption of youth on Monday and ordered to pay fines. Allentown school district officials initially sought 417 charges against former Medical Academy Charter School teacher Michael Frassetto – one for each student […]


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 […]


WI lawmakers threaten legal action over failing Milwaukee schools

By Steve Gunn on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MILWAUKEE – Two Wisconsin state lawmakers say legal action may be necessary to force the implementation of the Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program (OSPP) for troubled schools in Milwaukee. Last year lawmakers created the program, giving the Milwaukee County Executive the right to identify and assume control over as many as three failing schools in […]