A group of Canadian moms were so psyched to drop off their kids at school they could barely wait until they left the school parking lot to have their “me time,” which for them allegedly meant smoking pot in their car as soon as they sped out of the parking lot. … READ MORE »
God, there’s nothing more satisfying than putting a clean stack of paper in a brand new 3-ring binder. READ MORE »
Aside from the general awesomeness that is not being ignorant, this new curriculum will hopefully inspire more compassion toward the LGBTQ community among young people. READ MORE »
They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing. READ MORE »
A video is making the rounds of a San Antonio Independent School District police officer body-slamming a twelve-year-old girl, knocking her unconscious, before arresting her.
The girl was in a verbal confrontation with another student when the officer intervened by putting the girl in a bear hug and throwing her… READ MORE »
Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has won accolades for her scientific research and gotten acceptance letters from four other schools, too. READ MORE »
Even at five tiers, safety still seems like a tall order here. READ MORE »
When I was in high school, I was the president of my school’s Queer-Straight Alliance, the vice president of the Artistic Cooperation Society, and I occasionally attended the Socialist Club and the Feminist Club. I also had a part time job, working Sunday afternoons at an antique jewelry store, and in my senior year, I… READ MORE »
A 5-year-old black “Malti-Poo” (Maltese/Cockapoo mix) named Patches, wears a crossing guard vest and stop sign to help kids safely cross the street in the town of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania and I am officially in love with him.
I’m not sure why we don’t have this in NYC because it could… READ MORE »
Duke student Brian Gasso explained that he has religious reasons not to read certain books — which is valid, but it shouldn’t mean he should get a pass. READ MORE »
Five organizations are helping schools to help their trans* students, Britain has a huge pension gender gap, a 1960s board game for girls featured shame tokens, and the FDA has approved the first 3D-printed drug. READ MORE »
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest winner ever of the Nobel Peace Prize. She also got shot in the face by the Taliban and has written a book. And she is continuing her tradition of being completely badass while still a teenager by celebrating her 18th birthday in Lebanon.
But for her birthday, instead… READ MORE »
A Waldorf-style school co-founded by Tilda Swinton, Drumduan Upper School spends summer vacation teaching teens how to build boats and forage for food. WE ARE SO THERE. READ MORE »
Youngest Kardashian-Jenner kid and teal-haired unicorn Kylie Jenner has dropped out of home school in order to focus on building her personal brand and making money, according to reports by Radar. This move was allegedly supported by Mom of The Year Kris Jenner, who firmly believes each of her babies is destined to be a… READ MORE »
Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like taking away a blind child’s cane and replacing it with a pool noodle. At least, that’s what one elementary school in Kansas City thought.
After an eight-year-old blind boy, Dakota Nafzinger, was reprimanded by his bus driver for hitting another student with his cane, the driver took… READ MORE »
“Be prepared for a breakup about three weeks from now.” That was the relationship advice I got from a girl in her second year of my boyfriend’s graduate program, just before he started the first semester of his MFA in creative writing.
She had reason to be cynical: grad school means a convoluted… READ MORE »
Driving home with my 16-year-old son this week, I asked him if any of his teachers had led a discussion regarding recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. He told me that it hadn’t come up. I pressed a little bit harder—not in AP US History? Not in sophomore English? Nope. I then asked him why he… READ MORE »
Call me crazy, but I feel like Caroline and I are destined to be best friends. A current student who’s looking for some extra cash money, Caroline is offering her services as a copywriter to any of her peers who need their papers “not to suck.” One redditor posted this flyer of Caroline’s ad, which… READ MORE »