Tag archive for ‘Schools’
By Admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Texas High Schools in ‘Arms Race’ to Build Stadiums

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Football lovers may think the stadium built with rose-colored brick, an enormous high-definition video screen, and a three-tiered press box is a college’s dream stadium. More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Last Year Safest Ever for Schools, Says NYC Police Commissioner

(Photo: Lucas Jackson, Reuters) New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton appeared with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña to announce that the 2015-2016 school year was the safest ever recorded for More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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$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 Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Connecticut Ruling Could Mean Broad Changes for Schools

(Photo: Public Domain, Creative Commons) A ruling made this week by Judge Thomas G. Moukawsher of the State Superior Court in Hartford, Connecticut is receiving strong responses from across the political spectrum. More...

By Admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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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...