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Ferguson Library Pledges to Remain Open ‘as Long as It Is Safe

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

While most buildings and all schools in Ferguson have closed in anticipation of rioting, the Ferguson Public Library has dedicated itself to staying open for children.

NYC school offers class on how to deal safely with cops

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has been invited to a New York City high school to train students in how to interact safely with police. The school requested the hour-long training session in light of the city's history of profiling young, minority men for disproportionate police scrutiny. Show More Summary

Being A Minority Teenager In New York: A High School Offered A Class Just On Dealing With The Police

A New York City high school last week invited the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) in to talk to their students about how to properly, and safely, assert their rights while dealing with the police, the New York Post is reporting. Show More Summary

United Through It All: On The Florida State University Shootings

last weekOdd : Thought Catalog

You always see these stories on the news about school shootings, but you honestly cannot understand it until it happens in your safe place.

Increase in Spending on Corrections Comes with Enormous Opportunity Costs for Wisconsin

Spending on corrections has increased dramatically in Wisconsin in recent decades, reducing the resources available for quality schools, safe communities, and health care. Wisconsin state spending on corrections rose by 308% between 1986 and 2013, when dollar amounts are adjusted for inflation. Only eight states had larger increases in prison costs, measured as a percentage [...]

Jesus Take The Wheel: Cops Kill Psycho Gunman Who Shot 3 Students On Florida State University Campus [Video]

Are schools safe anymore? FSU Shooter Gunned Down By Campus Police Via NYPost Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the

Chicago Public Schools To Teach ‘Safe Anal Sex’ To Fourth Graders?

A rumored plan by the Chicago Public Schools to teach “safe anal sex” and other unconventional sex topics to fourth graders has made its rounds on the internet. According to circulating stories, parents were allegedly appalled to find...Show More Summary

Battle of the Brain: We Want To Feel Safe, But the News Is Full of Panic

Fear is in the air once again: An Ebola epidemic. ISIS atrocities. Another senseless school shooting. What’s going on here? We want to feel safe. We want our families to be safe. Yet, every time we turn on the news (in all the many forms we receive it today), panic-inducing stories bombard our brains. We […]

Chicago Public Schools Teach 5th-Graders About “Safe” Anal Sex

It is absolutely essential that education be pried loose from the claws of Big Government and Big Unions. Otherwise children will continue to be educated by liberals. For a graphic

Binders Full of Women's Condoms

last weekOdd : Snopes

Did Chicago Public Schools plan to teach "safe anal sex" and other sexually explicit topics to fourth or fifth graders?

"Safe Passage" not so Safe

Won't someone think of the children??? A man was killed while sitting in a vehicle in the Englewood neighborhood near the Jesse Sherwood Elementary school, one of two people injured in daytime Chicago shootings.At about 2 p.m., police...Show More Summary

CPS must recover losses from toxic financial deals

Two years ago Chicago Public Schools officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel claimed they had to close more than 100 schools to save money. It turns out that the costs of the closings, along with the installation of countless Safe Passage routes to protect children moved to new schools, have far...

Fifty-Six Projects Receive Federal Funds to Improve Transportation Alternatives

Transportation alternative projects enhance pedestrian and bicycle facilities, improve access to public transportation, create safe routes to school, preserve historic transportation structures, provide environmental mitigation, create trails that serve a

Dad Open Carries In Kid’s School, Because Second Amendment Trumps Kids’ Safety

The school says it is trying to find a way to respect the parent's Second Amendment rights while keeping the children at school safe -- and plan on discussing how to do this moving forward at a district meeting on Monday. In the meantime,...Show More Summary

Irvine voters oust Larry Agran, a decades-long fixture

Larry Agran has spent a generation as the face of Irvine as it grew from a startup community to a more cosmopolitan city recognized for its safe streets and high-performing schools, sometimes as a council member, often as its mayor.

This 18-year-old is now the youngest elected official in the U.S.

Most of us, it's safe to say, didn't spend the beginning of our college years running for public office. But that's exactly how Saira Blair has spent the end of her high school career and the beginning of her freshman year of college at West Virginia University. Show More Summary

'Gay Oral Sex at 13 Is Safe and Healthy': MPs Warned of 'Illegal' Sex Ed Advice to Schools

MPs have been warned that British schools are offering illegal advice to pupils after information saying that gay or straight oral and penetrative sex reflects "positive choices" in the life of a 13-year old was sent to all schools by the sexual health charity Brook. Show More Summary

U.K. Schools Told Sex At 13 Is ‘Safe And Healthy’, Per Government-Backed ‘Traffic Light Tool’

Schools in England have received guidance suggesting that 13-year-old children having consensual sex is normal behavior. These guidelines, which can be used in sexual education classes, say it should be considered a “safe and healthy” part of growing up for children that reach their teenage years to have sexual relationships, according to Telegraph. Show More Summary

Assessing Elderly Drivers: Doctors and Law Enforcement Receive Training

Every day in America, roughly 10,000 people turn age 65. To help keep roadways safe as America grays and to help preserve the freedom of mobility of older drivers, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are training law enforcement officers to recognize warning signs of impaired driving skills and to take appropriate, compassionate action.

California school’s messaging mistake scares parents out of their wits

This is one of those calls you never want to get to get from a school: The child who you think is safely in school isn’t. The Press-Enterprise reports that most of the parents of the more than 700 students at Adams Elementary School in Corona, Calif., got an unexpected automated phone call from the […]

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