America’s oldest teacher is, apparently, a 102-year-old woman known to her students as “Granny,” who teaches Home Ec skills to preschool and elementary-age kids.
Every school in the Los Angeles Unified School District was shuttered on Tuesday after an unspecified, wide-ranging threat was called in.
A father of a Muslim middle school student says a teacher asked his 13-year-old daughter if she was carrying a bomb in her backpack. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Abdirizak Aden, a Somali immigrant, said that his daughter, an eighth grader in Gwinnett County, Georgia, was stopped by a teacher on Monday.
On September 16, 2015, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school because, according to his school principal, the device looked like a bomb. As of Friday, December 4, the Department of Justice has begun investigating whether the teenager’s civil rights were violated.
A black bear that was interested in checking out what Bozeman High School had to offer was seen patrolling the hallways, loitering by the lockers and walking around the football field.
In September 2014, a 12-year-old black boy was suspended from a private Catholic school for “staring” at a white girl. The boy claimed that the two were engaged in a “staring contest,” and his parents took the dispute to court, hoping to have the suspension removed. Today an Ohio court ordered that it would instead be…
John Oliver briefly returned from Last Week Tonight’s summer vacation to provide a little back to school video, one that outlines everything students will not be taught in the upcoming year. Chief among them: Warren G. Harding nicknamed his penis “Jerry,” and European explorers and colonists were actually “genocidal…
Bubba the cat is officially a high school student, I.D. card and all. When asked “Do you even go here?” he replied, “Meow I do.”
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that hundreds of thousands of whiny teenagers across the country are right: school starts way, way too early in the morning.
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.
Today, in northwestern Pakistan, Taliban gunmen entered a military-run school and opened fire, killing at least 131 people, most of whom were children.
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.
A mom in Ohio forked over her diamond ring in lieu of tuition for her son's summer school.
Hey, criminals of the world—don't steal from elementary school students.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.