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SERIOUSLY? Texas teachers scare, shame and bully kids about standardized tests

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If, as The Daily Caller speculates, there's a special place in hell reserved for people who think up ways to make little kids feel horrible about themselves when they disappoint adults, then a bunch of teachers and school officials at Lamar Elementary School in El Paso, Texas should consider praying for mercy.

Scathing appeals court calls out raging hypocrisy of race-baiting Obama administration bureaucrats

9:27 AM 04/23/2014

It's always satisfying to see race-baiting bureaucrats get their comeuppance in court, but an opinion by the 6th Circuit issued earlier this month begins especially delightfully:

Teacher throws high school senior out of prom for wearing red skinny jeans

11:34 PM 04/22/2014

It's prom season, America, and you know what that means: A solid stream of stories about the prom follies of students and – likely more often – their bizarrely overbearing teachers and school officials.

Atheist family sues to keep New Jersey students from saying ‘under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

11:01 AM 04/22/2014

The Garden State has apparently become "ground zero" for devout, angry atheists intent on imposing their beliefs on Americans of all religious stripes.

Mandatory Common Core tests in New York just happen to be full of corporate brand names

10:04 AM 04/22/2014

Across the state of New York, this year's Common Core English tests have reportedly featured a slew of brand-name products including iPod, Barbie, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers. For Nike, the tests even conveniently included the shoe company's ubiquitous slogan: "Just Do It."

Bill Gates is a sad clown today because his bizarre $100 million student data project has failed

9:19 AM 04/22/2014

Common Core-loving billionaire Bill Gates has suffered a stinging defeat in his ambitious quest to reform every cranny of the American K-12 public education system.

Unearthed footage shows Planned Parenthood founder’s true mission [VIDEO]

2:23 AM 04/21/2014

In what can only be called a gracious historical act, a newsreel archive company called British Pathé has uploaded 85,000 historic films on YouTube—in high resolution, no less.

Devout, angry atheist finds new thing to sue angrily about: VANITY PLATES

2:17 AM 04/21/2014

A southern New Jersey woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that state's Motor Vehicle Commission wrongly violated her First Amendment rights by preventing her from having a vanity license plate reading "8THEIST."

TOTALLY WORTH IT: High school senior suspended for asking Miss America to prom

8:47 AM 04/19/2014

If Miss America visits your high school, and if it's springtime, and if you don't have a date to the senior prom, you've got to ask her to go with you. Right?

Michelle Obama wreaks havoc across Topeka with last-minute decision to speak at graduation

8:38 AM 04/19/2014

Michelle Obama is rested, ready and screwing up a bunch of ordinary people's lives again.

White House asks American parents to monitor their children for signs of terrorism

8:24 AM 04/19/2014

In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their "confrontational" children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists.

Muslim seminary names its library in honor of Osama bin Laden

10:14 AM 04/18/2014

A religious school for women in Islambad, Pakistan has renamed its library in honor of Osama bin Laden, the founder of al-Qaida and the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C.

What the hell is this American plane owned by the Bank of Utah doing in IRAN?

9:02 AM 04/18/2014

On Tuesday morning, a plane owned in trust by the Bank of Utah showed up in a very visible area of the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Sallie Mae faces probe for massively ripping off soldiers on federal student loans

12:05 AM 04/18/2014

Sallie Mae is in danger of losing lucrative loan servicing contracts with the U.S. Department of Education and some of its high-level employees may face criminal penalties pending the outcome of a probe involving evidence that the student-loan behemoth has cheated active-duty soldiers who have taken out federal student loans.

Llama mildly terrorizes junior college campus in Colorado [VIDEO]

9:41 AM 04/17/2014

On Wednesday, a llama spent several hours roaming around the campus of Trinidad State Junior College, a two year-college in Trinidad, Colo., just north of the New Mexico border.

Utah high school teacher who had kids brainstorm genitalia slang gets paid leave

11:21 AM 04/16/2014

A Pleasant View, Utah high school teacher is now on paid leave after she asked her students to come up with a bunch of slang terms for their genitalia as part of a course called "Adult Roles and Financial Literacy."

English teacher’s ardent pickup truck romance with 17-year-old boy features ABORTION

10:52 AM 04/16/2014

A Central Florida high school teacher is facing charges after she allegedly had 20 to 30 sexual encounters with a 17-year-old male student over a four-month period.

Senior citizen Hillary Clinton aims to lock down college vote in 2016

10:42 AM 04/16/2014

Ready for Hillary, the primary super-PAC that is plotting to wrap up the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination for Hillary Clinton, is working hard to woo the college-aged voting bloc that fell for Barack Obama like a blind roofer in 2008.

KFC offers drumstick corsage for prom season [VIDEO]

10:24 AM 04/16/2014

In what is obviously the best viral marketing campaign ever – and possibly the best idea ever – KFC has launched a fried chicken corsage.