A middle school teacher from Channelview, Texas has reportedly been fired after giving offensive fake awards to students.
Apologies for the nausea I’m about to bring into your life, though you probably saw this coming: child bullies are using Trump’s statements to ostracize their peers, particularly those who are not white.
Konni Burton, a Texas Tea Party state senator, has proposed a bill that would lawfully require school employees to out queer students to their parents, regardless of the students’ wishes.
Okay jokers, listen up. Maybe you think dressing as a psychotic clown seems like jolly good fun. Maybe you see it as some larger commentary on the macabre absurdity of human existence. Maybe you didn’t have to sleep with the lights on for an entire summer after watching Stephen King’s It at a slumber party. I don’t…
St. George’s School, an elite boarding school in Rhode Island, announced Wednesday that it would compensate the 30 of the former students who allege that they were sexually abused as students. In a statement, the school announced that it would provide an “undisclosed sum” to a group representing the victims. The…
The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Investigation Team has published a report unearthing a disturbingly large number of sexual abuse cases from private schools throughout New England. Since 1991, over 200 students attending roughly 67 different schools have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse or harassment…
In Longwood, Florida, a Seminole County suburb of Orlando, 12-year-old Breana Evans was suspended from her middle school and subsequently arrested after she pinched a boy’s butt at her middle school. As a result, Evans was booked into the juvenile system and could face misdemeanor battery charges.
Great Britain’s most elite private schools—Eton College and Rugby School to name two—are often seen as emblematic of the Isles’ long history of socioeconomic stratification and protected privilege. But now some administrators are attempting to change course by making their student bodies a little more diverse.
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…
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.