Teacher's Sweet Viral Letter to Kids Lists the 'Many Ways to Be Smart'

I hope you're ready to deal with a big wet face right now, because this story IS MEGA ROUGH ON THE CRY-BONES. A primary school in Lancashire, UK, sent home a letter with students' test scores, explaining that tests only measure a very narrow set of skills, while the value of individual human beings shines bright from… » 7/17/14 5:00pm 7/17/14 5:00pm

'Conservative University' Video Says Feminism Ruins Women's Studies

Prominent Tea Party Thought-attempters have launched something they're calling "Conservative University," a series of online video lectures designed to spread the tenets of conservatism to a younger, plugged in generation of dweebs who are into watching online lectures in their free time. So far, the only course… » 6/24/14 1:00pm 6/24/14 1:00pm

Florida GOP Rep: New School Curriculum Will 'Turn Your Child Gay'

Like any other change to educational standards, Florida's implementation of the new "Common Core" has come under fire for all the reasons you'd expect of new curriculums. However, if you believe one Florida politician, the worst part is the new standards are totally capable of turning all Floridian children gay. » 5/20/14 9:14pm 5/20/14 9:14pm

School District Pulls 'Was the Holocaust a Hoax?' Research Assignment

California's Rialto School District, north of San Bernardino, has announced that they're officially striking an assignment from the 8th grade curriculum that asked students to argue "whether or not you believe this was an actual event in history, or merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and… » 5/06/14 5:45pm 5/06/14 5:45pm