Student reports own knife, gets disciplined

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (11ALIVE) — BUFORD, Ga. (WXIA) -- A Gwinnett County family is baffled that their teenager was disciplined after he reported to his teacher that he accidently brought a more…

Drama teacher accused of sex with teen in car

by Chelsea Schilling -- (DENVER POST) — Explicit text messages bragging about a 17-year-old's alleged sexual encounter with an Englewood High School teacher, triggered an investigation that would eventually lead to the more…

Peanut allergy kills girl at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — The death of a 7-year-old girl at school from a peanut allergy has raised questions about a school's responsibility in treating kids with food allergies. more…

1-year teacher evaluations not enough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — SEATTLE—Once-a-year evaluations aren't enough to help teachers improve, says a report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. And school districts using infrequent classroom observations to more…

'Marketplace of ideas' sued for censorship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Dave Tombers [caption id="attachment_94789" align="alignright" width="218" caption="John Oller Jr."][/caption] A discrimination lawsuit has been launched on behalf of Dr. John Oller Jr., a professor at the University more…

Hundreds caught cheating on final exam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hundreds of seniors at a southeast Houston high school were caught cheating on a final exam last month, said Clear Creek Independent School District officials. Teachers and administrators more…

Kids forced to perform pro-Occupy song

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS Washington) – A Charlottesville-area elementary school has been accused of making students sing a pro-Occupy Wall Street movement song. Written and performed in October as more…

Diet guru: Give extra marks to slim students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Popular diet expert Pierre Dukan, whose books have sold millions around the world, has written an open letter to the future president of France with advice on how more…

Recess key to kids doing better in school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to more…

Study: Exercise helps kids' grades

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the more…