Dean Asks Students to Stop Sexually Harassing Female Law Professor

In things that are absolutely the worst but should surprise no one because we live in a sexist society, a law school dean had to send out a strongly worded email to students reminding them that judging an instructor on their sexiness is not part of the approved student evaluation criteria. » 1/27/15 6:50pm 1/27/15 6:50pm

Horrific Taliban School Massacre Leaves 131 Dead, Mostly Children

Today, in northwestern Pakistan, Taliban gunmen entered a military-run school and opened fire, killing at least 131 people, most of whom were children. » 12/16/14 9:50am 12/16/14 9:50am

Teacher Murders a Live Rabbit in Front of Students Because, Learning

A schoolteacher in Idaho snapped the neck of a rabbit and then proceeded to skin the body and cut in up in front of a class of 10th graders because it was time they grew the fuck up. » 11/14/14 6:50pm 11/14/14 6:50pm

7th Grade Teacher Allegedly Has Cocaine Delivered to School

A Kentucky middle school teacher has been indicted on a felony charge of prohibited acts related to a controlled substance after being accused of having her drug dealer bring cocaine to her on school property. This is why you don't mix business and pleasure. Or schoolkids and hard drugs, whichever. » 8/30/14 4:04pm 8/30/14 4:04pm

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

Adorable Thinkfaces of the National Spelling Bee Semifinals

This week, 281 smartie pantses (I'm sure one of them knows how to properly pluralize that) between the ages of 8 and 15 from across the country competed in the rounds leading up to the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Here are some of their adorable, smart faces. » 5/29/14 6:50pm 5/29/14 6:50pm

High School Makes Students Dress According to Gender for Graduation

A public Illinois high school that requires female students to wear skirts or dresses and men to wear pants and and a tie to their graduation ceremony is facing criticism from parents and alums who take issue with the policy. » 4/17/14 6:15pm 4/17/14 6:15pm

Teacher Gets Paid Leave After Calling 12-Year-Old Girl a 'Sassy Slut'

Teaching is a tough job. Kids are jerks, parents are jerks, there's little room for advancement, and in most parts of the country, teachers don't get paid enough. So you can't blame them for being short every once in awhile! » 4/10/14 4:30pm 4/10/14 4:30pm

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

Septuagenarian Substitute Caught Masturbating in School Hallway

Michael Leucke, a 72-year-old substitute teacher in Stamford, Connecticut has been arrested for allegedly masturbating in a school hallway before his first class. » 2/28/14 10:00am 2/28/14 10:00am

'Will A Rape Victim Kill Herself?' Asks Awful Exam

Computer science classes are notoriously difficult because there's a lot of math, a lot of code translation, and a lot of logic involved. Well, actually, the logic part may not be a strong argument considering the question an instructor at Memorial University in Canada put on his exam. » 2/01/14 5:09pm 2/01/14 5:09pm

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