High School Diploma Requirement- Americans Disability Act. Read more here:Read more »
Seabrook New Hampshire Selectman puts forward a bill to basically end government school in Seabrook, New HampshireRead more »
To be homeschooled and/or unschooled is the way to promote freedom, sound knowledge, and a love of learning throughout life. Government police state schooling is the way to prepare unimaginative worker drones to dislike learning and to accept an authoritarian world that is unbeatable.Read more »
A 9-year-old autistic boy who misbehaved at school was stuffed into a duffel bag and the drawstring pulled tight, according to his mother, who said she found him wiggling inside as a teacher's aide stood by.
The mother of fourth-grader Christopher Baker said her son called out to her when she walked up to him in the bag Dec. 14. The case has spurred an online petition calling for the firing of school employees responsible.Read more »
How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education
Matthew Carpenter, age 10, has completed 642 inverse trigonometry problems at KhanAcademy.org.
Photo: Joe Pugliese
“This,” says Matthew Carpenter, “is my favorite exercise.” I peer over his shoulder at his laptop screen to see the math problem the fifth grader is pondering. It’s an inverse trigonometric function: cos-1(1) = ?Read more »
Found this post talking about what the classroom of the future might look like and loved how decentralized and non-state dependent it all was.Read more »
Special Needs Student tapes two teachers who verbally abuse her. Leads to one teacher resigning and the other getting "mandatory bullying training".Read more »
Historians on Tuesday criticized proposed revisions to the Texas social studies curriculum, saying that many of the changes are historically inaccurate and that they would affect textbooks and classrooms far beyond the state's borders. The changes, which were preliminarily approved last week by the Texas board of education and are expected to be given final approval in May, will reach deeply into Texas history classrooms, defining what textbooks must include and what teachers must cover.Read more »
A county in Florida has installed fingerprint scanners in school buses. Described as “one of the most monumental things that Washington County has ever done” by an education bureaucrat, the machines have been used since the beginning of the school year.Read more »
School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.Read more »
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