Mike, a 17 year old Junior at West High School in Manchester, NH, recently discovered CopBlock.org. Yesterday, while coming into the high school cafeteria, Mike noticed his friend was being questioned by the school police officer – Det. Murphy – and decides to film. He caught the use of excessive force.Read more »
School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.Read more »
Professor cuts out insult to Obama on students' 'free speech wall' with box cutter; Police threaten students with misdemeanor for public profanityRead more »
Ricci is professor of alternative learning at Nipissing University and an advocate of unschooling, a concept that's gaining popularity in both Canada and the United States thanks to frustration with the current public education system. In unschooling the child is in control of his/her learning. They are free to decide what they want to study, when they want to study it.Read more »
Sixty years after the release of 'The Catcher in the Rye'; some of America’s school systems still feel the need to censor books. Why, in contemporary times, is this happening?Read more »
"It’s a safety hazard, certainly with slippers, and it also says something to the work ethic. Like anything else, if you get yourself into a mental state about something you’re going to be more prepared to work, and if you come to school in pajamas you’re prepared for something else," said Assoc. Principal Beriau.Read more »
Is it true? Some schools might not teach cursive handwriting?Read more »
The story of how 1 man is revolutionizing the education system. By putting out free videos online that students can watch and do problem sets at their own pace. The results are astonishing, with test scores and classrooms being turned on their heads (in a good way). An interesting look at how technology can provide for such an innovative solution to a complex problem - for FREE.Read more »
Fort Worth Texans say no to tax hike. Nice work. http://www.facebook.com/pages/KISD-Families-for-Fiscal-Responsibility/20... This is a good thing..Read more »
In the United States today, our public schools are not very good at educating our students, but they sure are great training grounds for learning how to live in a Big Brother police state control grid. Sadly, life in many U.S. public schools is now essentially equivalent to life in U.S. prisons. Most parents don't realize this, but our students have very few rights when they are in school. Our public school students are being watched, tracked, recordedRead more »
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