These Photos of An Abandoned School Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

There's something about an abandoned school that's somehow nostalgic, but also frightening. And this abandoned school in North Carolina is no different. Haunting, sad and, most importantly, creepy, this album of photos will likely give you a legitimate case of the nopes. (Especially when you start thinking about what… » 8/12/14 9:30pm 8/12/14 9:30pm

New Teacher Celebrates First Day Of Work By Showing Up Drunk and Naked

You know that nightmare you have of showing up to school naked? You have no idea how you managed to leave the house without putting on clothes, but here you are, covering your genitals in front of a roomful of laughing strangers. For one teacher in Oklahoma, this wasn't just a nightmare; it was a reality. » 8/06/14 7:45pm 8/06/14 7:45pm

Mermaid School Is Real and Great For Your Health

The first time I realized that some people wanted to be mermaids is when I read a (probably deleted) Yahoo question that asked "How can I turn into a mermaid? Serious replies ONLY!" and included the fact that a water spell had not worked for the user. I hope she's reading this post, because now she (and you) can turn… » 7/29/14 9:40am 7/29/14 9:40am

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

Mom Wears Dress to Graduation That Got Daughter Sent Home From School

After a North Carolina high school student was sent home in tears on the last day of her senior year for wearing a floral dress that teachers said was a half-inch too short, her mom decided to stand up against the school's arbitrary dress codes by wearing the same outfit to the graduation ceremony days later. » 6/16/14 12:40pm 6/16/14 12:40pm

Woman Beat Daughter's Classmate With a Hammer In School Bathroom

A third-grader was violently beaten at an Oakland, California school on Friday. Police state that the attacker, another child's mother, lured the girl into a bathroom and then hit her repeatedly with a hammer. Police also state that this was a targeted attack and that it was the result of a family feud. And as we all… » 6/01/14 5:07pm 6/01/14 5:07pm

Teacher Removed From Classroom For Showing Blackface Videos

Administrators at Monroe Middle School in Michigan have placed retiring teacher Alan Barron "on leave" after they decided that his way of teaching history was offensive. Barron was removed from the classroom when he showed archival footage of whites in blackface to illustrate his lesson on Jim Crow laws. The assistant… » 6/01/14 12:49pm 6/01/14 12:49pm

UNC Athlete Earned an A- for This Pitiful 148-Word Essay on Rosa Parks

UNC has recently been exposed for its phony independent studies classes, a scam that was cooked up by the university for athletes to earn easy A's. Here is an example of a football player's ridiculous, one-paragraph final paper that got an A-, securing his position on his team. » 3/27/14 11:00am 3/27/14 11:00am

No Black Kids, Latinos, or Girls Took AP Computer Science in Montana

Well, this is unsettling. According to this year's data, not a single female student, black student, or Latino student took the AP computer science exam in either Montana or Mississippi. That means it was pretty much just all white dudes. Not exactly a heartening indicator of all that "diversity in tech" that tech… » 1/14/14 6:20pm 1/14/14 6:20pm

French School Freaks Out After Some Weirdos Film a Porno Nearby

The administration of a French secondary school (in France, not in New Orleans or, Charlemagne forbid, Québec) is fairly upset about an adult film — or "skin flick," as the jeunes say — that was filmed right outside of the school and featured an actress playing the role of a school supervisor. » 12/22/13 3:00pm 12/22/13 3:00pm

All Your High School Friends Were Chosen by Your Classroom Assignments

The movies lied to us! It's not totally jocks vs. nerds when it comes to picking friends in school, your besties are most likely just the kids you sit near in class. According to a national study of 3,000 students at 78 high schools across the United States, found that the courses students take have a profound effect… » 11/19/13 1:00pm 11/19/13 1:00pm