Minority students denounce ‘Western white evangelical culture’ at private Christian university

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

SEATTLE – Students at Seattle Pacific University are demanding officials take immediate action to diversify the school’s staff, and to unravel its “Western white evangelical culture” that’s supposedly suppressing minorities. “The current structure at SPU in all areas pertaining to student life, community involvement, faculty development, and internal relations, suppresses minority cultures and identities by […]


Thug opens fire on students outside HS basketball game

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. – Two females and two males were gunned down outside of a Michigan high school following a basketball game Tuesday, prompting school officials closed down the district as police investigate. Police believe a fight in Grand Rapids – about 40 miles from the shooting at Muskegon Heights Academy High School – preceded […]


CHICAGOLAND: Pandemonium after firecracker thrown in packed gym as ‘senior prank’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. – Students at Thornwood High School contend officials are “ruining lives” by issuing suspensions to nearly three dozen students over a firecracker senior prank in January. “This right here with them giving me ten days out of school (suspension), it is not going to look good” on a college transcript, senior Evan […]


NY school organizes ‘Hijab Day’ for non-Muslim students

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 16 Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Officials at Rochester’s World School of Inquiry spent last week fielding dozens of calls from parents angry about a “World Hijab Day” event that encouraged girls to wear the Muslim religious head covering. Sophomore Eman Muthana wears a hijab to school and wrote a letter to principal Sheela Webster asking if the […]


STUDY: Federal student loans to blame for skyrocketing college tuition

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The latest research in the never-ending debate about skyrocketing college tuition costs suggests federal student loans could be the underlying problem. “Student aid accounts for most of the tuition increases between 1987 and 2010, according to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “The more […]


School shows ‘white guilt’ video to honor Black History Month

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

HENRICO, Va. – Parents of students at Glen Allen High School are objecting to a divisive video about white privilege shown to students as part of the school’s Black History Month program. The YouTube video titled “Structural Discrimination: The Unequal Opportunity Race” was played for students at a recent Glen Allen High School assembly, and […]


Superintendent fired after buying ‘Hillary 2016’ merchandise with school credit card

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

MCALESTER, Okla. – An Oklahoma superintendent who used the district credit card to buy “Hillary 2016” swag and other questionable items was formally fired by a unanimous school board vote over the weekend. Marsha Gore, superintendent of Oklahoma’s McAlester Public Schools, was terminated in a 4-0 vote of the MPS Board of Education Saturday after […]


67% increase in schools participating in WI voucher program

By Steve Gunn on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MADISON, Wis. – Critics continue to say that Wisconsin’s expanding school choice options are an unwarranted attack on public education. But parents continue to embrace their new ability to choose the most appropriate schools for their children, even if that means using their kids’ share of state education dollars to send them to private schools. That became […]


Milwaukee unionized teachers get automatic uniform $3 million raise, regardless of performance

By Steve Gunn on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MILWAUKEE – Act 10, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s landmark labor reform law, was partially designed to give local school boards the necessary tools to control union labor costs. But school boards can’t be forced to use those tools. The Milwaukee Public Schools board is apparently a good example of that. That board recently approved a […]


COPS: Parents attacked refs after high school hockey game

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOWELL, N.J. – Police are investigating the circumstances around a fight between parents and referees in the lock room following a New Jersey high school hockey game that sent two men to the hospital. Police and school officials are tight-lipped about what occurred following a boy’s hockey game between Manalapan and Howell high schools at […]


OH school district pays teacher accused of groping multiple students $30,000 to resign

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

LOGAN, Ohio – A choir and music teacher in the Logan-Hocking school district accused of inappropriate relationships with students received a check for $30,000 to go away. The payout comes 11 months after teacher Matthew J. Schetter was placed on paid administrative leave as district officials investigated student reports that their teacher touched and rubbed […]


Feds turn to social media-savvy college students to battle ISIS

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama’s State Department is using college students to fight terrorism through Facebook, Twitter and other “peer-to-peer” marketing efforts. Students from around the world convened at a recent P2P: Challenging Extremism event in Washington, D.C. last week to present marketing concepts to government officials working to curb radical Islamic recruitment online, VICE […]


Students film beating of classmate with cerebral palsy in school hallway

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

PENN HILLS, Pa. – Margaret Wooding wants her son’s tormentors brought to justice, and school officials seem happy to comply. “I’m kind of angry and hurt. I feel like the violence of anybody, not just me, should stop,” Isaiah Wooding, 16, told CBS Pittsburgh. “When I got up, I couldn’t even move at the time. […]


School allows students to wear pajamas to class

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – Anderson County High School students should be “extremely happy” after changes to the school’s dress code, principal Chris Glass said. “If we’re going to err, we should err on the side of being comfortable,” he told the Paducha Sun. “This is loosening up (the dress code) a little, but I think (the […]


‘Communist Manifesto’ most assigned text at Michigan colleges

By Michigan Capitol Confidential on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

According to the Open Syllabus Project, a database of over 1 million college course outlines from the past decade, Karl Marx’s “The Communist Manifesto” is the most frequently assigned book on Michigan college campuses. The book appears in the syllabi of 90 Michigan college courses, nine more than “Frankenstein,” by Mary Shelley. One book is […]