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{FD} Alabama student investigated over videos using racial slur

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The University of Alabama says social media videos of a student repeatedly using a racial slur have been reported to the school’s student-conduct office. Continue reading

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{FD} Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement

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The Vermont Board of Libraries has recommended that the name of a prominent Vermont author, activist and pioneering education supporter be removed from a children’s book award program to better connect with young readers. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher fired after telling student he’d be kicked out of US

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A Maine substitute teacher has been fired after telling a student he would get kicked out of the country if the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall is built. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Students allowed to graduate with extreme absences

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A report has found a pattern of allowing students to graduate with extreme absences at a Washington, D.C. high school. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen tells police he was joking when he posted school threat

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A Florida teen told police he was only joking when he posted a photo of a BB gun on social media in what appeared to be a threat to students at his high school. Continue reading

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{FD} University of New Hampshire’s ‘whiteness’ workshop draws criticism, report says

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The University of New Hampshire has been criticized for an upcoming event called, “Unpacking Whiteness” that will help its faculty examine their “whiteness” and what “white people can do about racism,” Campus Reform reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Christian group’s lawsuit against University of Iowa pits freedom of religion against gay rights

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A conservative Christian student group’s lawsuit against the University of Iowa is pitting the right to religious beliefs and the institution’s policies barring discrimination based on sexual orientation. Continue reading

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{FD} Student teacher, 47, pleads guilty to soliciting sex from 13-year-old student

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A former student teacher at a North Carolina middle school was sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to soliciting a young student. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Deplorable’ NYU prof sues university, colleagues for defamation

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A New York University liberal studies professor known for his tweets fighting back against PC culture filed a defamation lawsuit against the school and four colleagues last week over a string of claims he said were false, the New York Post reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Michigan State cancels ‘make your own *****’ student event

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A Friday night sex-ed event promising Michigan State students an opportunity to make their own sex toys has suddenly been canceled. Continue reading

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{FD} Donations back name changes for schools honoring Confederacy

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Virginia school officials have received a $20,000 donation to cover the costs of changing the names of three Petersburg elementary schools that now bear the names of Confederate leaders. Continue reading

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{FD} Cornell student’s comments on ‘Fox & Friends’ about her school’s liberal bias led to severe harassment

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Last year, Cornell University student Neetu Chandak appeared on Fox and Friends to share her objection over a course description that seemed an overzealous portrayal of Donald Trump while glorifying Barack Obama. Continue reading

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{FD} Loaded gun found at Georgia elementary school

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Some parents want students to use see-through backpacks and a Georgia school district is pleading with people to lock up their guns after a student brought a loaded gun into his elementary classroom. Continue reading

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{FD} Philadelphia library names new city poet laureate

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A poet who originally moved from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia for graduate school has been named the city’s new poet laureate. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher who made lynching comment will undergo training

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A white teacher in Ohio who admitted to telling a black student he would be lynched by his classmates if he didn’t get back to work will have to undergo sensitivity training. Continue reading

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{FD} Crowd rallies for Louisiana teacher after her removal from board meeting

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About 100 people rallied Thursday in Abbeville, La., in support of an elementary school teacher who was forcibly handcuffed and removed from a school board meeting Monday night after questioning a superintendent’s pay raise. Continue reading

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{FD} Wisconsin school apologizes for slavery homework assignment

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A Wisconsin private school that asked fourth graders to list three good reasons for slavery and three bad ones is apologizing to parents after the mother of a black student posted the assignment on Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher accused of telling black student he might be lynched

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An Ohio school district has acknowledged that a teacher made a mistake after a black student reported that he was told he might be lynched if he didn’t get back to work. Continue reading

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{FD} Louisiana school board president on teacher arrest: Everyone wants to side with the ‘poor little woman’

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A Louisiana school board president drew criticism Wednesday for his response to a video that shows a female teacher being forcibly removed from a school board meeting after questioning the school superintendent’s pay raise. Continue reading

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{FD} Cold snap exposes cracks in upkeep of timeworn schools

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The recent spell of cold weather exposed the poor state of school buildings in many big-city districts, including Baltimore, where the failure of heating systems closed dozens of institutions after children were left shivering in frigid classrooms. Continue reading

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{FD} Arthur Miller archive going to University of Texas library

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The archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller, which shed light on seven decades of his works, will be going on display at the University of Texas. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘White Racism’ class at Florida university will be guarded by police officers

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A Florida professor teaching a “White Racism” course designed to show “the U.S. has been and remains a white supremacist society” will have his classroom guarded by two police officers as his students meet for the first time Tuesday, the university has… Continue reading

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{FD} Professor claims ‘meritocracy’ in math class is a ‘tool of whiteness’: report

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A math professor at Brooklyn College wrote in an academic article that “meritocracy” in math class holds back racial minorities and is a tool of “whiteness,” Campus Reform reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Language arts teacher, 30, accused of oral sex in her empty classroom with teen boy student

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A Florida teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly spending the past two years in a “consensual” sexual relationship with a teen student. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-teacher has certificates suspended over anti-gay comments

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A former New Jersey high school teacher who posted anti-gay comments on her Facebook page several years ago has agreed to a three-year suspension of her teaching certificates. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland substitute teacher fired after ‘alt-right’ views discovered by students

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Gregory Conte, a substitute teacher and field hockey coach at an all-girls Catholic school in Maryland was fired after students discovered he was a member of the “alt-right.” Continue reading

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{FD} HIV-infected ex-school aide pleads guilty to 27 child sex abuse charges

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A former Maryland middle school aide and track coach accused of sexually assaulting 42 juveniles pleaded guilty Friday to more than two dozen charges of child sex abuse, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Private school reveals past misconduct by teachers

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A private school in western New York has revealed that 10 teachers had improper relationships with students over several decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Tests show high lead levels at 4 Flint schools, care centers

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Testing in the last months of 2017 found that four schools and care facilities in Flint had elevated levels of lead in their water. Continue reading

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{FD} Rowing, rebounders, boxing among 2018’s top fitness trends

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If you skipped most of your workouts to be more “present” during the holiday festivities and aren’t looking forward to getting back on the treadmill, we feel you. Continue reading

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{FD} La Salle University hopes to raise millions from selling art

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La Salle University is selling 46 pieces of art from its museum collection to help the Philadelphia school fund its five-year plan. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Penn State athletic director Jim Tarman dies

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Jim Tarman, a former athletic director at Penn State who led many of the school’s sports teams to national recognition, has died. Continue reading

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{FD} Universities that do and don’t track student suicides

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Close to half of the nation’s largest public universities do not track suicide deaths among their students, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Continue reading

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{FD} Arizona schools superintendent decries ethnic studies ruling

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Arizona’s top education official says she is disappointed with a judge’s decision to permanently block an ethnic studies ban that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program. Continue reading

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{FD} Utah teacher fired after students see ****** in art

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A Utah art teacher was fired amid complaints that images of classical paintings containing ****** were passed out in a classroom and seen by sixth-graders, a newspaper reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Professor who blamed ‘Trumpism’ for Las Vegas massacre resigns

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A far-left Drexel University professor — known for making inflammatory remarks on social media — is resigning from his teaching job, blaming a right-wing “internet mob” for alleged “harassment.” Continue reading

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{FD} UC regent resigns amid criticism over offensive remark

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A University of California regent who was caught on tape last year asking an employee if he could hold her breasts has decided to resign amid growing calls that he step down. Continue reading

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{FD} Married English teacher, 32, pleads not guilty to charge of booze-filled sex with teen boy student

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A former California high school teacher accused of having booze-filled sex romps with one her students appeared calm in court Wednesday after she plead not guilty to felony charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Army and Homeland Security prepping teachers for the gunman at the door

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Using cutting-edge video game technology and animation, the U.S. Army and Homeland Security have developed a computer-based simulator that can train everyone from teachers to first responders on how to react to an active-shooter scenario. Continue reading

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{FD} Education in 2018 – Three major challenges facing America’s schools and students

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Three glaring problems need fixing: our underperforming K-12 schools, our politicized universities, and the enormous student debt burden. Continue reading

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{FD} Louisiana mom, ACLU claim school district promoted Christianity

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A Louisiana parent is suing her daughter’s district, alleging it is violating the Constitution by “promoting and inculcating Christian religious beliefs.” Continue reading

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{FD} School choice programs are needed to save America’s public schools

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America’s public school systems are going bankrupt, as they pour money they don’t have into programs that enrich employees at the expense of students. Continue reading

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{FD} Pipe bomb explosion under principal’s Jeep prompts raid at science teacher’s house

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Fearing a Massachusetts high school science teacher may be breaking bad, federal agents raided Susan Seery’s home searching for evidence she constructed a homemade pipe bomb that exploded under a principal’s Jeep last month. Continue reading

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{FD} Rape report at UC Berkeley under investigation, police say

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Police are investigating an alleged rape that reportedly occured Oct. 28 in a dorm room at the University of California, Berkeley. Continue reading

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{FD} San Antonio high school lockdown lifted, 1 detained

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A teenager has been detained after officials say he threatened his ex-girlfriend in text messages that prompted a lockdown at a San Antonio high school. Continue reading

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{FD} Spurlock on sexual harassment: ‘I am part of the problem’

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Declaring “I am part of the problem,” documentarian Morgan Spurlock confessed in an online post to sexual harassment, infidelity and said a woman accused him of rape in college. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom who posted video of bullied son denies being racist

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A Tennessee woman who posted a video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at school has appeared on national media outlets to deflect accusations of racism. Continue reading

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{FD} $110M lawsuit claims high school ignored MS-13 threats

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A $110 million lawsuit claims a New York high school ignored warnings that MS-13 members were threatening a student who was later found beaten to death. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado teacher’s troubling message, ‘I want to kill children,’ leads to resignation

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A Colorado middle school teacher resigned after projecting the dark note on a classroom screen Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Alternative facts’ remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

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The use of the term “alternative facts” by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2017. Continue reading

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