Parents of students at South Mountain Elementary School were disturbed when they learned of an assignment recently completed by fifth graders: designing slave auction posters.
Attention weary scholars: by the powers vested in The School Company and Rapunzel, you get an extra week of winter vacation. At least, that’s what the extremely official letter pictured above tells us.
Is it me, or do dress code policies seem to be getting more and more outrageous? For this recent offense in school-approved attire, a student didn’t show off a bare shoulder or wear a skirt deemed too short by officials. This little girl dared to wear the wrong shade of green. Call the authorities!
A newsletter sent to parents of grade school students in Texas showed very different curricula scheduled for the boys and girls. During a monthly class with the guidance counselor at Borchardt Elementary School, boys in the fourth and fifth grade would be learning about subjects pertaining to “college and career…
And of course they think it could be a great learning experience.
An elementary school in Port Washington, New York just banned all balls that are not made of Nerf foam from its playground. Related: America's Alliance of Kid Bullies just ranked Port Washington, New York as its number 1 favorite bullying destination for summer 2014.
A Tennessee second grader at an unidentified elementary school in Washington County has been sent home repeatedly from school for smelling so bad that teachers and students have complained that they are unable to focus on school activities in her smelly presence.
After the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, it stood to reason that perpetually underpaid, overworked, and shat upon teachers in other parts of the country might try to imagine what they'd do if a similar situation arose in their workplaces. In some places, they're reviewing safety…
A depressing new study shows that homophobic bullying is common on elementary school campuses. And teachers aren't doing enough to stop it.
• Kids at the Oakwood Elementary School in Norfolk, Virginia received some strange instructional materials. Over the past few months, a pro-life staff member handed out dozens of 4 inch-long fetus dolls with an informational card attached to students.
Randy Castro is seven years old, and is on record at his Woodbridge, Virginia elementary school as being a sexual harasser. According to the Washington Post, last year, when Randy was 6, he smacked a female classmate on the bottom during recess. The girl told the teacher and Randy was sent to the principal. Ted…