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Teacher Of The Year Winners Are Crossing A Line To Denounce Trump (VIDEO)

Teacher Of The Year Winners Are Crossing A Line To Denounce Trump (VIDEO)

Generally, teachers are expected to hide their political leanings in class. It can be seen as discriminatory if they favor the students who agree and treat the ones who disagree badly. Parents fear that teachers would “indoctrinate” their children. These people who won the “Teacher of the Year” award have written a letter denouncing Republican […]

Arkansas Catholic High School Now Expelling LGBT Students (VIDEO)

Arkansas Catholic High School Now Expelling LGBT Students (VIDEO)

Catholic schools in the state of Arkansas have issued new policies for the coming school year. They have rules against LGBT students expressing their sexuality. The policy says in part: “If the student’s expression of gender, sexual identity, or sexuality should mislead others, or cause scandal, or have the potential to cause scandal, then the […]

UMass’ Thought Police Call Harambe Jokes ‘An Attack On African-American Students’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

UMass’ Thought Police Call Harambe Jokes ‘An Attack On African-American Students’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Back in May, there was an incident at the Cincinnati zoo that went viral online. A child fell into the gorilla enclosure, and the gorilla, Harambe, ended up being killed. The gorilla wasn’t doing anything dangerous, but they took him down anyway. Since the incident, jokes and memes about Harambe have been spread all over […]

Epic Win For Student Assistants And Labor Unions – Colleges PISSED

Epic Win For Student Assistants And Labor Unions – Colleges PISSED

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled yesterday that student assistants working at private colleges and universities are protected by federal labor laws. This means that thousands of PhD candidates and undergraduate assistants can engage in collective bargaining for benefits and higher wages. The 3-1 ruling comes after graduate students at Columbia University, in cooperation […]

Republican Senator Says Educational Videos Should Replace Teachers (VIDEO)

Republican Senator Says Educational Videos Should Replace Teachers (VIDEO)

Every college student knows that having an engaging, inspiring teacher makes all the difference in how well the material is learned. Unfortunately for the state of Wisconsin, State Senator Ron Johnson, a Republican, thinks that the teacher doesn’t matter at all. In fact, ThinkProgress reports that the GOP Senator recently told a state political news service, […]

A Southern Pastor: Teaching Me

A Southern Pastor: Teaching Me

There are moments for each of us which define our lives: who we are, what we do, what we stand for, and how we will live. The tricky part is recognizing those moments and living into them. Unfortunately, we sometimes let them pass us by unnoticed. When I decided to take a few years off […]

School Officials: They Didn’t Mean To Hang Her By The Neck? WTF? (VIDEO)

School Officials: They Didn’t Mean To Hang Her By The Neck? WTF? (VIDEO)

A group of 25 students from the Live Oak Classical School in Waco, Texas were on an overnight field trip. A group of white, male students horrifically preyed on a 12-year-old black girl, and leaving her with a horrific injury injury in what was likely a hate crime. The girl, only known as KP, was helping children […]

Dark Side Of College Dreams: Poor Students Lost Between Enrollment And Graduation (Video)

Dark Side Of College Dreams: Poor Students Lost Between Enrollment And Graduation (Video)

It’s the time of year when college students are graduating and getting ready to put their degrees to work. Unfortunately, many students never make it. A high number of students are lost between enrollment and graduation, and the challenges can be the greatest for the 7.2 million students who need federal loans to attend college. […]

WATCH: Apparently, These Students Think Racism Is Funny (VIDEO)

WATCH: Apparently, These Students Think Racism Is Funny (VIDEO)

A Michigan high school had to discipline some racist students this week. They joked about bringing back slavery, branding Black people, and sending them back to Africa. They captured a racist rant of a hypothetical presidential campaign in 2040. There’s talk of burning Black people with stakes and selling and trading Black people. The students even talk […]

These High School Students Want To Take Us Back To The 1950s

These High School Students Want To Take Us Back To The 1950s

Several high school seniors in Texas took their senior prank a little too far this year. 17-year-old Ryan Westbrook, 18-year-old Ethan Sigmund, 18-year-old Christian Joeckel, 17-year-old Hayden Honoloka, and 18-year-old Cameron Bodenstab spray-painted “whites only” on a water fountain at their rivals’ school. They are spending their final days of high school facing charges for a racist crime. […]

You’ll Never Believe What A Texas Teacher Called One Of Her Students

You’ll Never Believe What A Texas Teacher Called One Of Her Students

An English teacher in Sugar Land, Texas has some explaining to do after calling one of her students a “terrorist.” Whether it was a poorly timed joke or not, it could potentially have her out of a job. Waleed Abushaaban’s seventh-grade honors English class at First Colony Middle School in this Houston suburb had just finished their state exams […]

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 […]

State Drops Bill Mandating Teacher Education On Social Activities With Students

State Drops Bill Mandating Teacher Education On Social Activities With Students

Alabama State Senator Cam Ward has dropped a bill, the Educator-Student Interaction Training Act, that would require teachers to have one hour of training per year on not having inappropriate relations with their students. The bill would also include training on social media interactions with students, interactions outside of school, and the use of corporal […]

Schools Monitoring Students’ Social Media? Where Does It End?

Schools Monitoring Students’ Social Media? Where Does It End?

Public schools are beginning to monitor the social media accounts of their students. The schools are arguing that it is to prevent bomb threats and other threats that could be circulated online. This program, reported on Today, is monitoring Facebook and Twitter, among other social media applications. They monitor for certain key words such as […]

Black Students Removed From Trump Rally

Black Students Removed From Trump Rally

A group numbering about 30 black students was removed by law enforcement from a Valdosta State University Trump rally. VSU TRUMP RALLY #BlackLivesMatter And this is the school we attend… pic.twitter.com/sWfX4RksFd — Mikey (@Mikey_Spiffy) February 29, 2016 The group of students comes as one of the largest groups to be escorted out of a Trump […]

Detroit Parents And Students Voice Solidarity To DPS Sick-Outs While State Criminalizes Dissent

Detroit Parents And Students Voice Solidarity To DPS Sick-Outs While State Criminalizes Dissent

As legislation in Michigan attempting to criminalize teacher sick-outs creeps ever closer to passing in response to the direct action taken up by Detroit Public School (DPS) teachers standing up against the decrepit state of the city’s public schools, students and parents from the district are speaking out in support of the teachers’ actions. DPS […]

WATCH: You Won’t Believe The Racist Thing This Michigan Lawmaker Said

WATCH: You Won’t Believe The Racist Thing This Michigan Lawmaker Said

Many states are struggling with the responsibility of improving their schools. According to the National Education Association, last year Michigan ranked the highest of all of the states in terms of teacher to student ratio. This is important for a number of reasons. A high student to teacher ration has an overwhelmingly negative impact on the schools, teachers, […]

A High School Teacher Explains How To Get Students To Behave Without Beating Them

A High School Teacher Explains How To Get Students To Behave Without Beating Them

We’ve seen the video wherein a cop manhandles a young woman for texting in class. We’ve heard the story about a cop punching a kid without a hall pass. It’s starting to feel like high schools in America are operating under martial law. This is awful. It is not okay to physically assault students for these […]

Watch This High School Bully Learn About Karma The Hard Way (VIDEO)

Watch This High School Bully Learn About Karma The Hard Way (VIDEO)

A viral video showing adolescent justice in all of its hormonal glory is blowing up social media right now. Shot in Huntington Beach, Calif., the video begins with a heartless high school bully attacking a blind student with no reason given as to why. After wailing on the blind student, the bully, who we’ll call […]

Indiana Pastor And Staff Accused Of Viciously Beating Students As Punishment

Indiana Pastor And Staff Accused Of Viciously Beating Students As Punishment

The pastor of Crossroads Baptist Church in Sellersburg, Indiana, along with some of his employees, has been arrested and charged with battery and neglect for allegedly beating children in his care with a wooden paddle. Gerald Harris is the owner and operator of a boarding academy which serves mostly out-of-state students. Parents, teachers, and caregivers are permitted […]