Tag archive for ‘Schools’
By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Movement for Black Lives Policy Agenda Includes Halting Charter Schools

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A coalition of more than 50 black-led organizations known collectively as the Movement for Black Lives has released a policy platform on a variety of topics, from prisons and More...

By Admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Are hot dogs about to be expelled from L.A. schools?

The Los Angeles school district should not be allowed to serve hot dogs and other processed meats to students because those products increase the risk of cancer, according to a lawsuit filed this week by the Physicians More...

By Admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Most Texas schools have scant sex ed, study says

AUSTIN, Texas — More than four-fifths of school districts offer no sex education or only teach abstinence in Texas, which has one of the country’s highest teen birth rates, according to a study released More...

By Admin On Monday, October 17th, 2016

BREAKING: German schools on lockdown after chilling threats of mass shootings

TERRIFIED students have barricaded themselves in their classrooms after dozens of German schools were threatened with warnings of mass-shootings. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

By Admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Clown Threats Continue to Perplex Schools, Law Enforcement

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) Social media posts and phoned-in threats continue to warn that “clowns” may show up at schools across Alabama to lure children to the woods. Two more local schools More...

By Admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Bullying Less Common In Schools With Larger Grade Spans

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new study performed by researchers at Syracuse and New York Universities takes a closer look at bullying within the school system, finding that students at the top of a grade More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

$100 Million Awarded to Ten ‘Super Schools’

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) The XQ Institute – and organization backed by Steve Jobs’ widow, Laurene Powell Jobs – has recently announced the winners of a competition it set up aimed at reimagining More...

By Admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Lawsuit Claims Detroit Schools Offered Inadequate Education

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and educational officials working in the state are facing a lawsuit against them regarding the quality of the education system in Detroit, which More...

By Admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Lawsuit Challenges Arizona Charter School’s Religious Teaching

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A federal lawsuit has been filed by a national organization arguing that an Arizona charter school with ties to members of the state Board of Education has been illegally using More...

By Admin On Saturday, September 10th, 2016

UK’s May Proposes More Grammar Schools, Meritocracy

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May said that the nation’s education system has “selection by house price,” adding that she intends to lift the ban More...