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11 States Are Suing Obama Over His Transgender Bathroom Policy, & We Bet You Can Guess Them All

They don’t believe in “being transgender.” It’s like people who rant about global warming being fake because it still gets cold in winter. That’s not how it works.

Karen Fratti |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |