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Bunday: Prolly The BEST Bun Name Evarrrrrrr

“I work for an historic organization in Savannah, GA. A school group was visiting our museum and found this Sweet Little Bun. We scooped her up after her mom abandoned the litter. She’s named Cannonball after our cannonball collection. [Note: Naturally. -Ed.] We’re taking care of her with kitten formula and lots of love!” -Rachael […]

High Schooler Gives Up Crown After Friend Was Pranked Into Thinking She Was Nominated for Homecoming Court

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Unfortunately, sometimes high school looks a lot like a real-life version of the movie "Mean Girls." Case in point, a group of girls at North Texas high school tricked 17-year-old Lillian Skinner into thinking she was nominated for the homecoming court.

3p Weekend: 7 Things You Need to Know About the People’s Climate March

On Sunday, more than 100,000 people and 1,400 businesses, schools, social justice groups and other organizations will take to the streets of New York City for the People's Climate March. It's being billed as "the largest climate march...Show More Summary

Pro-Common Core Texas Military Ed Group Supports AP Course That Erases Military from US History

DALLAS, Texas -- For decades, Advanced Placement (AP) has been a respected name in high-quality high school accelerated learning. Texas students represent a respectable 10 percent of the program's market; however, this year, the AP US...Show More Summary

ISIS Bans Children From Learning Math And Social Studies

ISIS wants absolutely no learning in school except for the teachings of Islam and has banned math, social studies, and evolution in Syrian schools to achieve this. ISIS is a Sunni jihadist group in the Middle East that has proclaimed itself as a caliphate. Show More Summary

Human Rights Watch calls for investigation into Iraq goverment

This is from the “they never learn department”; the Associate Press reports that the International “rights group” plucks at low-hanging fruit by calling for an investigation into an Iraqi attack on a school – the Iraqis say that ISIS troops are doing their hiding-behind-civilians-thing again. 21 children were reportedly killed in the attack; HRW special […]

Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming

Since its creation, Code.org’s mission has been to get coding into curriculums for students as schools nationwide. Today, the nonprofit group is launching Code Studio, a combined set of tools and curriculum to get students in kindergarten through high school interested in the underlying concepts behind coding through guided lesson plans. Read More

Humanist Group Comes to the Defense of Missouri High School Student Reprimanded for Sitting During the Pledge

Just days after launching their campaign encouraging students to not say the Pledge of Allegiance, the American Humanist Association is already putting its legal team to work.At Lutie High School in Theodosia, Missouri, a student didn't stand for the Pledge because of the "under God" phrasing in it. Show More Summary

Green Groups to New York City: Drop Dead

"It's like a forest," the high school student marveled as she strained her neck to see the oak and maple trees that rose high above her head. "Like"? That's a peculiar qualifier to use for a forest, especially after having just jumped...Show More Summary

Green Groups to New York City: Drop Dead

"It's like a forest," the high school student marveled as she strained her neck to see the oak and maple trees that rose high above her head. "Like"? That's a peculiar qualifier to use for a forest, especially after having just jumped...Show More Summary

High School Dropout Rate Could Double Under Common Core

A study released last year by a pro-Common Core group predicted that under Common Core's stricter set of state education standards, six-year high school dropout rates will likely double for states adhering to the federally incentivized nationally-based testing.

NYC Teachers Wear Shirts to Support Cops After Cop Murders Black Man

So hot right now: white people showing support for white cops who kill unarmed black people. The latest group to hop on this bandwagon is New York City public school teachers who, after expressly being told to refrain from wearing pro-cop shirts to the first days of school, are going to go ahead ahead and keep wearing NYPD shirts, anyway. Read more...

Black Students Expelled from Suburban School over Rap Videos, Parents Claim

What was supposed to be fun for the group of teenagers ended up being detrimental to their school careers, as the parents of four Ohio black students claim that their children were unfairly targeted and discriminated against for making rap videos, the New York Post reports.

How civic hackers are helping local journalism

CHICAGO, IL — Last year, when Chicago Public Schools released a list of 129 schools slated for possible closure, the move triggered an avalanche of criticism from parent groups, teachers unions, and other stakeholders from all around the city. Show More Summary

A Better Month for the Spend Matters Stock Portfolio (Even Blur Group Moves Up!)

Categories: Industry News, Procurement Financials, Solution Providers Tags: Plus We move into the start of a new academic year in many parts of the world, children try on their new school uniforms, and summer inexorably turns into autumn. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Achievement gap worsens for black, Hispanic students

Pro-charter school group Families for Excellent Schools found no black or Hispanic kids passed the standardized tests — based on the more stringent Common Core standards — at 90 schools with diverse student bodies.

What Students Really Carry Back To School

Back-to-school stories are click fodder. They allow for marketers to feel they are directly addressing a group of easy marks. After all, when is your life more insecure than on the cusp of a grade change or a trip to college? The world,...Show More Summary

Militant Atheist Group Threatening To Sue School After Players Pray For Injured Teammate

The whiny atheists are at it again. The anti-Christian Freedom From Religion Foundation is pretending to be offended by a one-time occurrence of some teenage football players praying for their

Prayer for Injured High School Football Player Sparks Outrage From Atheist Group

The injured player was on the ground being tended to by trainers and coaches. So the Seminole High School football team did what many football teams do. The teenage boys took a knee, bowed their heads and prayed for their injured teammate.

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