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Cops: Mom Hosted Pot, Beer Bash For Texas Juveniles

Partygoers, ages 12 to 14, got high in defendant's residence NOVEMBER 25--A Texas mother charged with hosting a marijuana and beer party for a group of middle school students told police that she “thought for minute that it was a bad idea” to provide Pot, Beer Mom read more

Abortionist Talks About Her Job Killing Babies for a Living: “I Have No Regrets, It’s Rewarding”

Chicago abortion practitioner Cheryl Chastine believes women need abortions, and that’s why the young doctor decided to begin doing them after medical school. The student group Medical Students for Choice told Chastine that one in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime (a statistic that has been soundly refuted), but more women are […]

Student Libertarians Demand Government Give Them Money For Guns. UR DOIN IT RONG.

Libertarians at the University of Oregon are feeling mighty oppressed — not only does the school ban open or concealed carry of firearms on campus, but the student government wouldn’t fund an event the group held to protest the school’s policy. To help make their point, the event was a Poker Night in which the

E-Mails Show That Anti-Obesity Group Was Really Just Publicity Machine For Coke

Amid accusations that its Global Energy Balance Network was little more than a Coca-Cola-funded shill using real doctors to downplay the role of sugary drinks in the current obesity epidemic, the University of Colorado School of Medicine recently returned a $1 million donation to the beverage biggie. But newly revealed e-mails show the direct influence that Coke bought with …

People Are Creating Anonymous Facebook Pages For White Student Unions

A number of Facebook pages for white student unions claiming to be affiliated with universities appeared online late last week, though there's little evidence the groups are actually run by students from those schools. The groups say they are an effort to promote European ancestry and recognize its contributions to history. Show More Summary

Oregon libertarian students demand school pay for gun giveaway because it’s ‘free speech’

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

An Oregon libertarian group has accused the University of Oregon of violating students’ First Amendment rights because the student body refused to sponsor a gun giveaway event at the school. Young Americans for Liberty’s Brandon Clements told KPTV that the libertarian group staged the...

Independent panel of global experts calls for critical reforms to prevent future pandemics

An independent group of 19 experts from around the globe, convened by the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, has issued a hard-hitting analysis of the global response to the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, published in The Lancet. read more

Robert Shushan dies at 86; opened doors for the developmentally disabled

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In 1958 Robert Shushan was a Los Angeles high school teacher with hopes of joining the administrative ranks when his sister disrupted his plans. She belonged to a grass-roots parents group that wanted to provide an alternative to institutionalization for children like her son, who was born with...

Islamic 'Indoctrination' Claims Forces Tenn. Board to Review School Curriculum

After conservative groups and parents raised concerns that students are being subjected to Islamic indoctrination, the chairman of the State Board of Education for Tennessee has agreed to review the social studies curriculum.

Demands made for probe into Success Academy charter schools

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A group of school activists want an investigation into whether Success Academy is pushing out difficult students.

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $20 Million to Help Schools Get Faster Internet

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The chief executive of Facebook and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, who have given extensively to education causes, are donating to a nonprofit group that helps schools apply for and use federal grants to bring high-speed Internet to classrooms.

Texas Board of Education rejects plan to have academics fact-check their textbooks

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Texas school board rejects push to enlist academics to check textbooks for factual errors AUSTIN, Texas — Members of Texas’ State Board of Education on Wednesday narrowly rejected a plan to create a group of state university professors to scour Texas schoolchildren’s textbooks for...

The Identities of The Children On the 'Famous Five' Covers Have Finally Been Revealed

Anyone who’s enjoyed the work of Enid Blyton is familiar with the Famous Five, a group of children who have fantastic adventures when they’re home from boarding school. Now, for the first time, the identities of the children on the covers have been revealed. The biggest shocker? One of the five didn’t exist. Read more...

Essential California: L.A.'s campaign for charter schools

Good morning. It is Wednesday, Nov. 18. Where can you find some of America's best BBQ? One group thinks it's in Napa. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Homeless crisis It's not a state of emergency, but the Los Angeles City Council voted...

8 questions for Wall Street titan Steve Schwarzman (BX)

Blackstone Group CEO Steve Schwarzman rose through Ivy League schools and the US Army Reserves to become one of the top bankers at Lehman Brothers at the beginning of Wall Street's leveraged buyout boom. He went on to launch Blackstone in 1985. Show More Summary

Amherst Students Protest ‘Free Speech’

They’ve issued a list of demands to the school administration including asking for an apology for signs lamenting that “free speech” died at the University of Missouri. A group calling themselves the Amherst Uprising listed 11 demands they want enacted by next Wednesday. Among them is a demand that President Biddy Martin issue a statement [...]

Study: Music Lessons Change Students’ Behavior

“According to recently published research, third- and fourth-graders in Canada who initially scored low in sympathy and helpfulness developed those qualities at above-average rates if they took group music lessons for a full school year.”

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

last weekNews : The Raw Story

After Houston voters struck down an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, a creationist state senator would like Dallas to reconsider its own 13-year-old law that protects the group. Freshman State Sen. Don Huffiness (R) has been holding town hall meetings to advocate bringing the...

S. Candler Traffic Calming Effort, East Lake Elementary, and the Southern Stereotype

Decatur group seeks lower speed, traffic calming on South Candler [AJC] East Lake asks for seat at the table during negotiations to lease elementary school [Decaturish] New Falcons Stadium will have Atlanta’s fanciest pedestrian bridge [ABC] Georgia Trust “Places in Peril” list includes “Intown Teardowns” [GA Trust] Brain Pickings” Maria Popova: 7 Things I Learned […]

Boys Are Gross

Last weekend I took my son, my nephew and a friend to our church youth group leader's apartment. They had plans to go get pizza then head to a local elementary school to use their gym for a game of dodge ball. On the way there the topic...Show More Summary

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