When fifth-grader Isaiah Butts’ inhaler fell out of his pocket at school, he received an in-school suspension, a penalty his mother says suffocates common sense and could put other children at risk.Read more »
An undercover police officer masqueraded as a senior at West Warwick High School as part of a months-long drug investigation that resulted in the arrests of eight students.Read more »
Ken Robinson explains how one-size-fits-all public schools were designed to produce industrial workers and not designed for true education.Read more »
A disabled student was handcuffed to a filing cabinet for seven hours for witnessing an alleged theft.Read more »
SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY —
A local middle school student held open a door at school, reportedly because someone had their hands full. But after that, the student was suspended.
All schools in Southampton County have tight security at the front door, and students are told not to open the door for anyone. But Superintendent Charles Turner tells NewsChannel 3 that the rule was disobeyed when the student opened the door for the woman with her hands full.Read more »
Court has become a deterrent instead of detention for some North Texas students.
The social and economic group Texas Appleseed collected five years worth of data from 22 districts across the state and found young students, including a six year old in Dallas, who received class C misdemeanor tickets for things like disrupting class, leaving school early and school yard brawls that didn’t include weapons.Read more »
High School coach whips boys as a way to "save these young men from the destruction of self,"Read more »
Detroit Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is pushing for a law that calls for jail time for parents who skip parent-teacher conferences, a plan some call inspired and others consider the nanny state run amok.Read more »
A Detroit-area prosecutor pushing a proposed statewide law that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences continues to make her pitch.Read more »
"You are only allowed to use your OWN knowledge, your OWN class notes, class handouts, your OWN class homework, or The Earth and Its Peoples textbook to complete assignments and assessments UNLESS specifically informed otherwise by your instructor.''That was not all. Students could not use anything they found on the Internet. They were not permitted even to discuss their assignments with friends, classmates, neighbors, parents, relatives or siblings.Read more »
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