In an effort to reverse declining school-lunch sales, at least two school districts have tried rewarding students for buying the new and unpopular federally mandated lunches.
A high school in Northern California is under fire for vastly overstepping boundaries in its sex education curriculum. A children’s sex education class at Acalanes High School in Lafayette is being taught by employees of Planned Parenthood, and the content of the lessons and the materials being utilized are highly controversial.
Class Dismissed, a new full-length documentary film about homeschooling, was screened in the Boston area on December 1, having already been seen by sold-out audiences in November on the West Coast (L.A., San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland). It explores the rapidly growing homeschool movement — its challenges and great successes.
Teaching kids about Internet porn, stripteases, sexting, using virtual women, and anal intercourse? It's all part of an Oregon sex conference that's funded with your tax money.
A Maryland school district has bowed under pressure from Muslim community leaders, electing to remove all references to religious holidays from school calendars. But despite the intention to appease Muslim leaders, most of them believe the decision indicates insensitivity to the Muslim community.
Under pressure from the Obama administration, Minneapolis school officials want to mete out punishment based on racial quota. It’s part of an effort to reduce the number of suspensions of black and Hispanic students — at all costs.
As parents and educators become increasingly vocal against Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the national movement against the federal standards continues to gain power.