• Over 200 Banning Teachers On Strike

    The first week of school is starting with a statement. Banning teachers like Patricia Diaz are on strike. “Nobody asked us for our opinion, nobody asked us what we thought would be best for them and I’m just tired of this disrespect from our district,” says Diaz. The Banning Teacher Association says part of the reason […]

  • Bill to Make Metal Detectors Available at Schools Clears Committee

    A Riverside County lawmaker’s proposal for a pilot project to install metal detectors in schools countywide to bolster security, using a mix of private and public funds, cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Stone, R-La Quinta, said he conceived SB 1443 after speaking with parents who expressed a desire “to ensure that when […]

  • Family Files Lawsuit After 7-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed at School

    A Michigan mother sued the city of Flint on Tuesday, alleging a school resource officer handcuffed her 7-year-old son for about an hour during an afterschool program in 2015. The federal lawsuit alleges that the boy, who suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, was handcuffed after kicking a cart and running around bleachers during an […]

  • Angel Flight: Passengers Donate Money for School Supplies

    A Chicago school teacher chose the perfect flight to help better the lives of her students. Kimber Bermudez is a teacher in Chicago, and she took to Facebook to share what happened to her on a flight the day before. Here’s her story: I write this in awe of my day yesterday. I was sitting […]

  • All PSUSD Students to Receive Free Meals for 2018-19 School Year

    The Palm Springs Unified School District announces an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch/School Breakfast Programs for the 2018-2019 school year. All PSUSD enrolled students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at all district school sites for at least the next four years. The Community Eligibility Provision […]

  • Conn. Mom Furious After Teen Gets ‘ADD Award’ in School

    A Plainfield mom is furious after she said her son, who is diagnosed with ADHD, was given a so-called “award” by his teacher for getting distracted often. NBC Connecticut spoke exclusively to Tera Cooper, who said she’s confused why that teacher at Plainfield Central School would think it’s funny to give something like this to […]

  • District Attorney Reviewing Case Against Stepping Stones Learning Center

    A physical altercation that landed a student at Stepping Stones Learning Center in the hospital is now in the hands of the district attorney’s office. The executive director of the learning center accused of body slamming a 13-year-old boy. The case is under review by the district attorney’s office which will ultimately decide whether to prosecute. Meanwhile, former instructors at […]

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