Over 500 students and faculty members at Colby College gathered on campus on Thursday to protest a spat of racist and mocking comments which appeared earlier in the week on Yik Yak, the anonymous social media app.
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Another effort at a taxpayer-funded American high school to persuade female students — but only female students — to wear Muslim headscarves has failed disastrously.
Public school officials in South Bend, Ind. are segregating elementary schools students by race and ferrying black students --- and only black students --- on visits to local colleges.
First lady Michelle Obama appeared on YouTube on Thursday with a cat named Lil Bub to promote her "Let's Move!" campaign against childhood obesity.
Black college students can become overweight and in bad health because of racism, according to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychology professor.
Taxpayer-funded Orange, N.J. school teacher Marilyn Zuniga has now announced that she is really sorry that her third-grade students wrote get-well letters to cop killer and one-time death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
In less than hour, multiple college students signed a petition this week demanding a federal law requiring a $50 minimum wage.
A randy, 35-year-old Georgia mother has lost custody of all five of her children after she hosted a party for her teenage daughter and the girl's teen friends which allegedly included alcohol, drugs, naked Twister and sex between the mother and two male teen partygoers.
Police in a small Louisiana town have arrested an assistant principal at a public school for allegedly spanking a female teacher with a paddle — on the buttocks — to punish her.
A public high school in small-town Wisconsin is under fire for giving students an assignment in which they are to pretend they are Christians and give examples of the hardships they face --- getting bullied by public school teachers for reading the Bible, for example, or the inability to start a campus club.
A former community college student sacked from his work-study job at a print shop last month for missing too many days has admitted to murdering his supervisor.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton disparaged America's troubled for-profit college industry on Tuesday despite the close ties she and her husband enjoy with Laureate, America's largest for-profit education corporation by enrollment and a company beset by charges of financial instability and unethical practices.
Now that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, local and national media outlets have seized on the fact that he moonlights as an adjunct professor at Florida International University in Miami.
Late Saturday night --- in the wee hours of Sunday morning, really --- a student at Virginia Commonwealth University stole an ambulance and took it for a brief joyride during a drunken celebration of his 21st birthday.
Sixth graders in a quiet Florida town saw a lot more vocabulary-lesson excitement than usual recently after a fill-in-the-blank question about porn magazines and the ethical considerations of sperm donation cropped up on an assignment.
The dastardly public health menace that is soft drinks continues to capture the attention of America's deeply worried legislators — especially in New York.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that people all over the world will need to change their lifestyles in order to prevent the menace of global warming.
With the constant stream of bad news about online education over the last few years, you might have concluded that online education is synonymous with for-profit dreadfulness.
One of the two blonde English teachers in small-town Louisiana arrested for having sex with the same then-16-year-old male student pleaded guilty to obscenity on Thursday and has thus far avoided prison time. She won't even have to register as a sex offender.