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Cops used 'extreme forms of restraint' on 4-year-old

Forget sitting in the corner or getting sent to the principal's office. Not in Virginia, at least, where a four-year-old preschooler at an elementary school was handcuffed, shackled, and taken by a sheriff in a squad car to the police station. There ...

Feds: Parents, public schools don't mix

It's becoming more and more commonplace: parents being ushered out the door of their children's educational life. But a Virginia-based nonprofit is working on legislation to counter that trend. Other than dropping their kids off at school and purchas ...

EEOC comes down on side of Christian teacher

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that a New Jersey school district acted not only inappropriately but illegally as well when it fired a substitute teacher for giving a student a Bible. On Tuesday, the EEOC's December ...

Some homeschoolers finding it difficult to avoid Common Core

More and more parents fed up with the tightening reigns of the federal government on public education through the Common Core are leaving the schools to homeschool their children. But few realize that the same "politicized" and "dumbed-down" standard ...

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 ...


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