A three-month investigation by In These Times reveals the cracks in the education reform narrative. Ninth grade was nothing like what Darrius Jones expected. Jones, 14, imagined that with high school would come more independence. Instead, he felt like he was being treated like a kid. Show More Summary
LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT: Having voted with my feet I still don’t get what’s wrong with that. If you don’t feel American maybe you should find your true place in the world. One school’s pathetic and perverse ban on patriotism. (I’m not stupid. I know they think patriotism equals jingoism and that nationalism was really […]
A threat posted online after the horrific Oregon shooting prompted authorities in Philadelphia to heighten security measures in colleges and universities.
Guns are such a scourge that a 5-month-old Cleveland girl was hit by a stray bullet just a day after nine people were cut down in Oregon.
In the Dark Ages, there were “scientists” determined to find a way to turn dross metals into gold, back in an era when the periodic table, the bane of high school chemistry classes, was still centuries away. What fans saw at Dover on...Show More Summary
Brian Jongseong Park was recently in Berlin and got to see an art show featuring works from Berlin-based Mauritian artist Djuneid Dulloo, who is a friend of Brian's from school. One work that caught Brian's eye was "Ras Lavi", which is covered in examples of Mauritian Creole: Brian asked Djuneid about the work, and he […]
A 17-year-old football player died Monday morning in the country’s fourth fatal high school football injury of the season, officials said.
Two weeks after a New Jersey quarterback died after suffering an injury on the field, the world of high school football was rocked again by another death, this one involving a player from Washington state. Kenney Bui, a wide receiver and defensive back, died Monday after incurring unspecified injuries during a game Friday. [A high […]
Kenney Bui, a Seattle high school player who was injured during a game last week, died.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police arrested a boy after he was questioned about his social media posts on Tuesday outside the same high school attended by a teenager who last week shot dead a police worker in an attack authorities say was "linked to terrorism".
Teacher Timothy Chen’s classroom provides a window into what could be the future of STEM instruction in city schools.
23 Odd pieces of history that were left out of the textbooks.
By ZACH SMART Baylor was the school highly-touted 6-foot-5 guard Kobie Eubanks initiallty committed to. It was the first program Eubanks had his eyes set on playing for. Now, following an arduous recruiting road in which Eubanks twice re-opened his recruitment, the post-graduate could potentially take a detour back to Waco, Texas. “I spoke with […]
(October 6, 2015 12:26 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Questions non-economists ask when I tell them I'm homeschooling my sons:1. What makes you think you're qualified to teach them?2. Who are you to decide what your kids should study?3. What about socialization?4. How come you're not teaching [insert pet... (2 COMMENTS)
Seventeen-year-old Kenney Bui, a senior at Evergreen (Wash.) High School and a defensive back on the football team, died today from injuries suffered while making a tackle during a game on Friday. Read more...
In September 2014, a 12-year-old black boy was suspended from a private Catholic school for “staring” at a white girl. The boy claimed that the two were engaged in a “staring contest,” and his parents took the dispute to court, hoping to have the suspension removed. Today an Ohio court ordered that it would instead be upheld. Read more...
Coming soon to a church, school, mall, place of work, or neighborhood near you: The Texas DPS Director Steven McCraw expressed concern over the possible infiltration of ISIS through the border during a visit to Laredo this week. The comment came during the annual Texas Border Coalition meeting when a member of the audience asked […]
January 1941. "Sarasota, Florida, trailer park. Students coming from school in the afternoon." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to New York State's requirement that all children be vaccinated before they can attend public school.
As reported by Variety, Ellen Page is in talks to star in a reboot of Flatliners, the 1990 sci-fi thriller that starred Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts. In the original, Sutherland played a medical school student who wanted to learn...Show More Summary