schools

Concerned Parents Up In Arms Over Yoga Exercises At Georgia School

Parents believe a Georgia elementary school is trying to convert their kids to Hinduism because they’re doing yoga.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Bomb Threat Shuts Down All Schools In LA

Students in Los Angeles have no school today for the worst of reasons: a bomb threat. Police say the Los Angeles United School District received a “credible threat” involving backpacks…

Newser | December 15, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Bill Nye Explains Evolution With Emojis

Bill Nye has been on an evolution-education kick lately. First, last week, he went on Newsmax’s “MidPoint” to talk about his vehement opposition to creationism being taught in public schools,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm

You Can Use “Urkel” As A Verb; “Getting Urkeled” Is Probably Not What You Think

When we read the Time headline “‘Urkel’ Is Now a Verb,” we assumed this had something to do with hipster dress, which often takes after Steve Urkel fashion with tight…

Leonora Epstein | December 10, 2010 - 2:15 pm

Real Panic At The Disco: 13-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted At A School Dance

Faculty and students at Wellington College, a public boarding high school in the U.K., are doing anything but discoing after a school dance went terribly wrong last week. During the…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Will And Jada Fire The Headmaster Of Their School Over Scientology Curriculum

Will Smith and his TMI-spewing wife recently fired the headmaster of their private school. Allegedly, the educational feud with Jacqueline Olivier was over the curriculum for a “Study Technology” class…

Daniela Guernica | August 6, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Should Feminism Be Taught In School?

A UK based academic says feminism should be taught in schools. As a feminist blogger, I couldn’t agree more. Dr. Jessica Ringrose at the Institute of Education in London has…

Jessica Valenti | August 25, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Jumpsuits As Punishment

Guess Gonzalez, TX, school district didn’t get the memo that jumpsuits are a fashion “do” these days. Kids from 5th grade through high school who come to school dressed inappropriately…

Catherine Strawn | July 30, 2008 - 8:00 pm