School defends skimpy Michelle O breakfast: ‘Meets federal guidelines’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WAIPAHU, Hawaii – At Waipahu High School in Hawaii, students recently received a scoop of rice and a tiny “ham link” for breakfast, and parents were understandably upset. At least one parent wrote in to KHON to complain about the paltry school breakfast served to students Tuesday, and officials are now scrambling to explain away […]


HORROR: University dean admits high school students dissected aborted baby brains

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – University of New Mexico School of Medicine dean Paul Roth admitted on video that researchers at the university procured aborted baby parts for dissection at a summer camp with high school students. The admission confirms allegations by the U.S. House Select Panel on Infant Lives that staff at the university’s Health Sciences […]


CA Supreme Court sides with teachers union, refuses to hear tenure case

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

LOS ANGELES – The California Supreme court upheld the state’s teacher tenure laws in a closely followed lawsuit with one sentence: “The petition for review is denied.” Nine students who sued the state with the help of the education reform organization Students Matter argued that the state’s teacher tenure laws, which are heavily influenced by […]


Teachers ditch student desks for ‘kiddie pool full of blankets’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – There’s no desks in Michelle Ashley’s kindergarten class at Schwartz Elementary in Mid Del Public Schools. Instead, her students are subjected to a new kind of “flexible seating” that has them kneeling at a table, sprawled out on the floor, standing to write on a shelf, or propping themselves up in […]


Schools work to shield students from Zika virus in FL outbreak zones

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MIAMI – Officials in Miami-Dade County Public Schools are taking steps to protect students from the infamous Zika virus as they return to schools in two outbreak zones this week. Florida Department of Health staff were at schools in identified transmission areas in two Miami neighborhoods when school started on Monday, distributing free bug spray […]


Federal judge issues nationwide injunction on Obama’s transgender school decree

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – A federal judge in Texas on Sunday blocked the Obama administration’s recent order for all public schools to allow transgender students to use whatever bathroom and locker room facilities they choose. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor granted a preliminary injunction and applied it nationwide in response to a lawsuit filed by […]


Pledge of Allegiance school opt-out form infuriates parents

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Last week, a Florida student brought home a “Pledge of Allegiance Request” that infuriated her mother and uncle, who vented his frustrations with the notice on Facebook. “My niece brought this home from school today,” Micah Brienen posted to Facebook last Thursday, along with a picture of the document. “What is […]


Student who fathered teacher’s baby wins $6 million settlement from school district

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

REDLANDS, Calif. – California’s Redlands Unified School District will pay a former student $6 million to settle a lawsuit over sexual abuse by a teacher, who ultimately became pregnant with the student’s child. Attorney Vince Finaldi, who represented the student against the district, told the Redlands Daily Facts the case ended with the biggest child […]


Vandals release three crocodiles in college admin office

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

DARWIN, Australia – Australian authorities are searching for four men who released saltwater crocodiles into a Northern Territory college on Sunday. Surveillance video footage of the incident shows three crocodiles coming through an opening in the administrative offices of Taminmin College in Humpty Doo around 5 a.m., before three men with their shirts covering their […]


Dem staffer leaves pastor profanity laced voicemail over opposition to transgender bill

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Inglewood, California pastor recently traveled to Sacramento to voice opposition to legislation that would force religious schools to cater to transgender students, and the response he received from one public servant was jaw-dropping. Faithful Central Bible Church pastor Marc T. Little was among several clergy from throughout the state who attended […]


Teacher ends extra homework: ‘Eat dinner as a family, play outside’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas – A new homework policy at a Texas school is generating a lot of discussion on Facebook after one student’s mother posted a note from her daughter’s teacher that went viral. Fort Worth mother Samantha Gallagher posted a copy of a letter from her daughter’s teacher about the new homework policy last […]


Trump pushes school choice, slams Hillary over bias for bureaucracy

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reiterated his positions on education Thursday during one of his first speeches since his campaign changed leadership this week. What’s clear is The Donald is serious about creating school choice for all parents, particularly minority parents, and he couldn’t care less what the nation’s teachers unions think […]


Cops catch married teacher having sex with student in cemetery

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

EASTON, Pa. – A Pennsylvania substitute teacher and church leader faces seven years in prison after she was bused having sex with a student in a local historic cemetery. Kelly Aldinger, 49, was busted by police in the act around 1:06 p.m. May 6 in a cemetery off North Seventh Street. Aldinger, a former council […]


School jails mother over child’s absences

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It’s just nine days into the school year at Shelby County Schools, but officials have already thrown at least one parent in the clink over excessive student absences. Court records show the district attorney authorized criminal charges for parent Lashundra Cohnes after her elementary aged child missed more than five days of […]


Feds tell parents how to pack school lunch, rate lunchboxes

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal government wants to make sure parents know how to properly pack a school lunch for their child, so “experts” with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are publishing tips. Officials with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a series of tips for parents that guide them along the very […]