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Student sues school district after her forced 'confession'

Not long after a student from Loomis Basin Charter School (LBCS) invited her two friends to a Creation seminar held off campus, school officials became livid, summonsing her to the principal's office four times in the same day in order to force her i ...

District backs teachers, students in lawsuit brought by humanists

Attorneys for the Douglas County School District (DCSD) are fighting against the American Humanist Association (AHA), which in October brought a lawsuit against various schools within the district, claiming that participation in the Operation Christm ...

Obama quietly serves up 3,415 new regulations this Thanksgiving, 3 target educators

Just months after taking control of America’s education system with its federally imposed Common Core, the Obama administration unloaded its colossal regulatory agenda on the eve of a major holiday (Thanksgiving)  to reportedly avoid major detection ...

Superintendent: Let us professionals decide if your child is a 'purple penguin'

Classroom materials intended for a Nebraska public school district are allegedly part of an agenda to indoctrinate impressionable students. That accusation comes from Dave Bydalek of the Nebraska Family Alliance, who says much of the material intende ...

School shooting used as excuse to restrict homeschooling

A Connecticut commission has made recommendations that would restrict the freedom of homeschooling families. The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, created by Governor Dannel P. Malloy in the aftermath of the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut, clai ...

CA high school makes Chick-fil-A fly the coop

After donating tens of thousands dollars to area schools, Chick-fil-A was banned from donating hundreds of meals to a booster club by a public high school in Southern California’s Ventura County because some parents might take offense to the franchis ...

At issue: Purpose behind school dress codes

A Florida mom has been getting a lot of national media attention with her claim that it was unfair for school officials to make her daughter wear a "shame suit" as punishment for violating the school's dress code. But not everyone disagrees with the ...

Men aren't allowed at exclusive all-women's college...but 'other' has a shot

An all-girls college in Massachusetts has announced it will allow men – but only if they identify as female. Mount Holyoke, founded in 1837, has an acceptance rate of young women below 50 percent for approximately 2,300 liberal arts students. And now ...

Schools' new snack guidelines might be hard to digest

As a new school year nears, chew on this: The government aims to keep unhealthy foods out of children's reach not only in the lunch line, but also at school vending machines, school stores and grab-and-go counters that sell a la carte items instead o ...

School funding canard: Money isn't the answer

For all the empty rhetoric during state elections over public school funding and demands for more money, a Cato Institute analysis provides a fresh perspective on the correlation between state spending and SAT scores over the past 40 years. And that ...


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