There is growing outrage and disgust aimed at a recently passed bill in the Michigan Senate that would allow teachers and students to harass and bully others as long as they can claim their actions are rooted in a "sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction." Wednesday, the Republican-controlled state senate in Michigan passed an […]
WGRZ.com is reporting that a prank has gone horribly wrong for 18-year-old Tyell Morton. The high school senior, who reportedly has never been in trouble before, was arrested last week after school surveillance cameras captured a picture of a man dressed in a hooded sweatshirt and wearing latex gloves, concealing a package and leaving without […]
Billed as part of an effort to reduce obesity and improve eating habits, small cameras are programmed to take snapshots of lunch trays before and after each student eats. Each child is uniquely identifiable via a barcode attached to the tray. The amount of calories and nutrients that each child has consumed is then calculated […]
DAYTON, Ohio -- An eighth-grade charter school student who said she saw two classmates having sex on a bus during a group spring break trip is being punished for reporting the incident, her mother said.
The girl, who goes to Dayton View Academy, waited until she got home to tell her mom what she...
California SB 242, proposed by Sen. Ellen Corbett, would force social networks like Facebook to allow parents access to their child’s account(s) and, more importantly, force all privacy settings to their maximum level by default. Parents can request that images or text be removed from any social network page “upon request … within 48 hours […]
Chocolate milk has long been seen as the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down, but the nation's childhood obesity epidemic has a growing number of people wondering whether that's wise.
With schools under increasing pressure to offer healthier food, the staple on children's...
Title: San Francisco News, The Snitch
Date: May 10, 2011
Category: Student Rights
Here's a bizarre story from the far-flung corners of Fresno County. A Clovis West High School principal got more than upset -- he...
A Texas high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave following an incident where he allegedly told a 9th grade Muslim girl in his algebra class "I bet that you're grieving" on Monday following the death of Osama bin Laden. According to one parent at Clear Brook High School in Houston who spoke about […]
Julie Schenecker Allegedly Shot Her 16-Year-Old Daughter and 13-Year-Old Son A Tampa, Fla., mother accused of murdering her two teenage children because they were "mouthy" was hospitalized today, delaying her first scheduled court appearance. Julie Schenecker, 50, a military officer's wife, was arrested Friday when police, responding to call from a concerned relative, found her […]
Researchers launch mobile device 'to spot paedophiles'
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