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Elementary School Forced To Cancel Mock Election Because Kids Are Acting Like Adults (VIDEO)

Elementary School Forced To Cancel Mock Election Because Kids Are Acting Like Adults (VIDEO)

I taught elementary school for a lot of years. It was always exciting when national elections came along and helped us to teach the kids about how representative democracy really works. I remember standing in my classroom as President Obama was sworn in, looking at the faces of my students. Brown eyes, blue eyes, green […]

WATCH: This Elementary School Has An Entire Room Devoted To Nothing But Discipline – And Kids Love It

WATCH: This Elementary School Has An Entire Room Devoted To Nothing But Discipline – And Kids Love It

When you were in school, how were you disciplined? Detention, usually. You would have to stay at school after school. Sometimes with in- or out-of-school suspension, too. However, most schools wouldn’t let you do your homework in detention. You just had to sit there and stare at the wall for an hour. The Robert W. Coleman Elementary […]

College Park, Maryland: Hero Bus Driver Saves 20 Children From Burning Vehicle (VIDEO)

College Park, Maryland: Hero Bus Driver Saves 20 Children From Burning Vehicle (VIDEO)

On Monday, a College Park, Maryland bus driver saved 20 students from Glenarden Woods Elementary School from their burning school bus. The fire started around 4:45 p.m. at one of the rear tires. The driver, Reneita Smith, safely got all of the students off of the bus and was somehow able to keep calm throughout the […]

‘Welcome To The 4th Grade’ — New Teacher’s Catchy Music Video Goes Viral (VIDEO)

‘Welcome To The 4th Grade’ — New Teacher’s Catchy Music Video Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Walking into his first year teaching, Dwayne Reed recorded the most adorable greeting for his new Stenson Elementary School, fourth grade class. With today’s school becoming more and more focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, kids moving to the next grade level are starting to have some anxiety about the new school […]

WATCH: Texas Teacher Uses Racial Slur For Class Nickname, Then Pleads Ignorance

WATCH: Texas Teacher Uses Racial Slur For Class Nickname, Then Pleads Ignorance

A North Texas elementary school teacher is in hot water after it was discovered her sixth grade class’ nickname was a racial slur. The teacher, whose identity has not been made public at the time of this writing, is employed by the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District, teaching sixth graders at Bell Manor Elementary School. The […]

Cursive Handwriting Is The New Cool Thing To Learn (VIDEO)

Cursive Handwriting Is The New Cool Thing To Learn (VIDEO)

When I was in elementary school, back in the 1960s, I was a good student. I learned to read quickly and became a book worm by third grade. I was good at memorizing math facts and algorithms. There was only one area where I truly struggled. I had really terrible handwriting skills. Every Friday afternoon […]

Man Brings Gun To Interview, Guess What Happens Next!

Man Brings Gun To Interview, Guess What Happens Next!

Being invested in toting along your favorite firearm isn’t exactly a tradition in the interview process. However, a Florida man thought it pertinent to strap a .22 Magnum to his hip before an interview at Oscar Patterson Elementary School. Subsequently, he shot himself (surprise!) during the interview. This is a portion of the report from WJHG: […]

WATCH: School’s Father-Daughter Dance Cancelled For Surprising Reason

WATCH: School’s Father-Daughter Dance Cancelled For Surprising Reason

An elementary school in Columbia, South Carolina has cancelled their traditional Father-Daughter Dance this year. They have had this dance every year for five years and used it to raise funds for the “Parent Teacher Organization” (PTO). A few parents complained that the dance was not inclusive, so they cancelled the whole thing and refunded […]

Elementary School Kids Criminally Charged For Not Stopping Fight

Elementary School Kids Criminally Charged For Not Stopping Fight

Parents in Murfreesboro, Tenn. are rightfully furious with their police department after officers felt it necessary to arrest several elementary school students between the ages of 6 and 11. Why? Apparently, these students were cuffed and dragged away in front of their peers because of their failure to break up a fight that occurred near […]

CIA Exercise Gone Awry Leaves School Kids Riding A Bus Packed With Explosives For Nearly A Week

CIA Exercise Gone Awry Leaves School Kids Riding A Bus Packed With Explosives For Nearly A Week

This will help you sleep at night: The CIA forgot a bunch of explosives on a school bus in Virginia last week after running training exercises with local law enforcement, and school children rode the explosives-packed bus for nearly a week before anyone realized the blunder, according to local officials. March 24, CIA officials placed […]

Incredible Elementary School Students Change Special Needs Child’s Life In Heartwarming Video

Incredible Elementary School Students Change Special Needs Child’s Life In Heartwarming Video

A group of five elementary school boys have taken a fellow student under their wing in a bid to prevent him from being bullied. The fifth grade students from Franklin Elementary School in Santa Monica have formed a close friendship with James, a student with special needs who spends his school days being taught in […]

School Board Bans Halloween Parade – Town Freaks Out

School Board Bans Halloween Parade – Town Freaks Out

  Remember when suburban, white, Christian parents didn’t want their kids to participate in Halloween, because it encouraged “devil worship” and “interest in the occult?” Yep, I do too. Now it seems like those same parents are arguing for this cherished American holiday in schools, and anyone who doesn’t like it can shove it. Or […]