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{FD} Texas school district approves paddling misbehaving students

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Officials at a Texas school district have approved a controversial new disciplinary practice on students: paddling. Continue reading

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{FD} Johns Hopkins University athlete accidentally fell to her death out of apartment window, police say

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Baltimore police said Monday that Johns Hopkins University sophomore Abigail Bastien, who was found dead outside a Charles Street building on July 14, may have fallen. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher’s aide, 24, accused of sex with her 14-year-old boy student, trying to ‘entice’ sixth-grader

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A 24-year-old former Colorado teacher’s aide accused of having sex with and sending explicit pictures to a 14-year-old boy also had intimate contact with a sixth-grade student, according to court documents. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-teacher’s aide, 24, arrested for alleged sex with 14-year-old student, trying to ‘entice’ sixth grader

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A 24-year-old former Colorado teacher’s aide accused of having sex with and sending explicit pictures to a 14-year-old boy also had intimate contact with a sixth-grade student, according to court documents. Continue reading

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{FD} Critics rip University of California for favoring illegal immigrants over out-of-state Americans

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A California university’s decision to put a limit on the number of American citizens it enrolls — while placing no such restrictions on illegal immigrants who want to attend the school — is drawing sharp criticism from education activists. Continue reading

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{FD} Rolling Stone settles with UVA fraternity in defamation case, chapter says

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Rolling Stone will pay a University of Virginia fraternity $1.65 million, settling the lawsuit over a 2014 discredited story about a campus rape, a report said. Continue reading

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{FD} Rolling Stone settles with UVA fraternity in defamation case, report says

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Rolling Stone will pay a University of Virginia fraternity $1.65 million, settling the lawsuit over a 2014 discredited story about a campus rape, a report said. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas teacher fired after giving student mock ‘terrorist’ award

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A Texas teacher who was suspended after presenting a student with a mock “most likely to become a terrorist” award has been fired. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina high school principal apologizes for student’s ‘sexist’ yearbook quote

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A North Carolina high school principal apologized on Wednesday after a student’s offensive statement was published in the school’s yearbook. Continue reading

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{FD} Rachel Dolezal disinvited from Baltimore Book Festival after public backlash

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Organizers for the Baltimore Book Festival announced Tuesday they disinvited Rachel Dolezal, the controversial white woman who represented herself as African American for years, to this year’s even after receiving major public backlash. Continue reading

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{FD} San Diego school district sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign

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Six parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a California school district over its anti-Islamophobia campaign, stating that the policy violated the United State Constitution because it favored one religion. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut teachers union fires back at Betsy DeVos for ‘adult day care’ comment

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A Connecticut community fired back at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday after she called a high school in the district “nothing more than adult day care” during a budget hearing last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Prom night conflict pits Muslim students vs. education officials

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Students at an elite New York City high school petitioned to change the date of their senior prom – scheduled for June 3 – because it conflicts with the Muslim observance of Ramadan, but the school has denied the request. Continue reading

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{FD} Parents call on California school to ‘do something’ after daughter filmed urinating

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The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was filmed urinating in a bathroom stall say officials at a California high school aren’t doing enough to punish the perpetrator who received a three-day suspension after she admitted to posting the video on social… Continue reading

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{FD} Texas teacher’s ‘most likely to become a terrorist’ award for student draws backlash

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A teacher at a Texas school was suspended after she presented a student with “Most likely to become a terrorist” award on Tuesday, the family said. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland Christian school defends banning ‘immoral’ pregnant teen from graduation

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A small Christian school in Hagerstown, Maryland, defended its decision to ban a pregnant teen from walking at her graduation ceremony on June 2. Continue reading

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{FD} Pregnant Maryland teen fights to walk in Christian school’s graduation ceremony

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A Maryland high school senior won’t be allowed to walk at her graduation ceremony because she is pregnant. Continue reading

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{FD} Cal State San Marcos sued by pro-life students

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The Students for Life at California State University San Marcos, a pro-life group, and the organization’s president, Nathan Apodaca, took the legal action after the university denied the group access for funds to host a pro-life speaker on campus. Continue reading

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{FD} Northwestern free-speech fight ensues after campus protesters shut down ICE representative’s talk

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Student protesters shut down a class on the campus of Northwestern University this week. Continue reading

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{FD} California Catholic school students must retake AP exams after school president tweet

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Students at Marin Catholic High School must retake their Advanced Placement tests after the school president tweeted a photo that showed students at tables, which were were apparently not long enough for the standardized test officials. Continue reading

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{FD} Gay conservative calls campus activists ‘feral animals running around on the left’

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Gay conservative writer Chadwick Moore described his experience being heckled by campus activists on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday, saying that they “don’t have any talking points” and are “not being taught the other side at all.” Continue reading

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{FD} Vermont school’s ‘Rebel’ mascot divides community

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A controversial school mascot in Vermont has left a community divided as some residents think it conjures past connections to the Confederacy. Continue reading

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{FD} St. Olaf College president says racist note was ‘fabricated’

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A racist note found on the campus of St. Olaf College in northern Minnesota was “fabricated” and not a genuine threat to minority students, the school’s president said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio boy’s suspension over gun photo ‘liked’ on Instagram is dropped, family says

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A middle school student in Ohio was handed a 10-day suspension for “liking” a picture of a gun on Instagram with the caption “ready” — but the school eventually dropped the suspension, according to his family. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State to begin disciplinary proceedings after frat party death

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After charges against 18 Penn State fraternity brothers in the death of one of their pledges, the university is setting up for proceedings of its own. Continue reading

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{FD} Video shows Colorado students smash piñata with Trump’s photo; teacher on leave

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A Colorado Spanish teacher was placed on paid administrative leave after photos and videos surfaced of high school students smashing a piñata with a photo of President Donald Trump on it during a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Facebook post from Mizzou-area donut shop sparks blowback

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Strange Donuts near the campus of the University of Missouri is giving a somewhat strange reason for shuttering its doors. Continue reading

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{FD} Butler University tones down anti-Trump course description

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Indiana’s Butler University will be offering a class on “Trumpism & U.S. Democracy” this fall. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee school yearbook photo with Nazi costumes prompts apology

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A Tennessee school district is under fire from parents after a photo of two students dressed as Nazis ended up in a yearbook. Continue reading

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{FD} Biracial UT pageant winner slammed as ‘not black enough’ on Twitter

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The winner of the Miss Black University of Texas is being attacked on social media because critics say she’s “not black enough.” Continue reading

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{FD} UC Santa Cruz black student protest leader: ‘We’re staying here until our demands are met’

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One of the students who seized an administration building at the University of California, Santa Cruz told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that “we’re staying here until our demands are met.” Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado teacher placed on leave after student’s mouth taped shut

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School officials in Colorado are investigating “deeply troubling” reports that an eight-grade student’s mouth was taped shut during class last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale grad students’ ‘hunger strike’ apparently involves eating when hungry

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A group of Yale University graduate students announced Tuesday evening that they would be undertaking a hunger strike to pressure the administration into granting them better union benefits. Continue reading

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{FD} Ann Coulter cancels Berkeley event amid protests, says decision ‘a dark day for free speech in America’

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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter told Fox News on Wednesday she would no longer give a planned speech at UC Berkeley after Young America’s Foundation pulled its support for the event amid threats of violence, calling her decision “a dark day for free speech in America. Continue reading

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{FD} Ann Coulter cancels Berkeley event amid protests

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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter told Fox News on Wednesday she would no longer give a planned speech at UC Berkeley after Young America’s Foundation pulled its support for the event amid threats of violence. Continue reading

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{FD} Berkeley College Republicans explain lawsuit against university over Coulter

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The conservative speaker will visit campus on Thursday amid threats of violence. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘The Five’ on Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley: Riots ‘a step toward chaos and anarchy’

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“The Five” opened their show Tuesday night by discussing the expected protests over Ann Coulter’s planned Thursday appearance at the University of California Berkeley. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawsuit sparks debate on West Virginia public school bible classes

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The weekly optional Bible classes offered by the county’s public school district could soon be over. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Zionist Muslim activist Linda Sarsour to speak at NYC university

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A Muslim woman who has referred to “Zionist trolls” and lauded the “courage” of rock-throwing Palestinians will deliver this year’s keynote address at the commencement ceremony of a New York City university. Continue reading

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{FD} Milo Yiannopoulos plans ‘comeback’ at UC Berkeley

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Former Breitbart News editor and professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is planning a comeback at the University of California, Berkeley. Continue reading

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{FD} Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley’s proposal to reschedule her speech

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Ann Coulter said no to a proposal by the University of California, Berkeley, that would reschedule her planned speech on campus — to a date when no formal classes are in session. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver who left teen in hot school bus was having sex with married co-worker, court docs say

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Shocking details emerge about the bus driver, convicted in the death of an autistic Whittier teen left inside a hot school bus. Continue reading

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{FD} Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley after event called off

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Ann Coulter told Fox News the decision to nix her planned speaking event next week at the University of California, Berkeley, wouldn’t keep her from showing up. Continue reading

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{FD} Rolling Stone settles, but fight over UVA rape story isn’t over

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Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator’s lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren’t over. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State threatens to terminate Greek life over party culture

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The president of Penn State University on Tuesday threatened to kill off all Greek life on campus if students don’t stop acting like the bros from “Animal House.” Continue reading

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{FD} Coastal Carolina University silent on investigation into alleged cheerleader escort ring

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A South Carolina college is refusing comment over what led to an entire cheerleading team being suspended during investigations into allegations that members of the squad worked as strippers and escorts. Continue reading

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{FD} Heather Mac Donald: Claremont speech cut short by protesters’ ‘brute, totalitarian force’

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Conservative commentator and author Heather Mac Donald said it was an “exercise of brute totalitarian force” when protesters at Claremont McKenna College shut down her speaking event last week. Continue reading

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{FD} College started by priests fleeing Castro’s communist Cuba shut down pro-capitalist club

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Administrators at St. Thomas University said in a letter to the field director of Turning Point USA Driena Sixto that the club’s use of “foul language” does not align with the school’s Roman Catholic values and that they are prohibited from promoting their cause on campus. Continue reading

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{FD} BDS resolution is Passover surprise for Jewish students at Tufts University

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The Jewish community at Tufts University says they were “deeply disturbed” when a sudden boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) was brought for a vote just days before Passover. Continue reading

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{FD} Kansas principal resigns after student journalists look into her credentials

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An incoming Kansas high school principal has resigned after student reporters raised questions about her credentials. Continue reading

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