A church kindergarten and nursery placed a help-wanted advertisement in a major English-language newspaper in Hong Kong seeking a "Caucasian" --- and "loving and kind-hearted" --- part-time English teacher.
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An academic organization dedicated to the study of Native Americans issued a statement this week urging colleges and universities to stop hiring garden-variety white people who fraudulently claim to have indigenous, tribal heritages.
After a six-day strike by some 5,000 public school teachers and staffers in Seattle, the teachers union and school district officials reached an agreement allowing an estimated 53,000 students to return to school late last week.
A pre-kindergarten teacher in Oklahoma refused to allow a four-year-old boy to write with his left hand because left-handedness is "evil," the boy's mother claims.
$125,000-A-Year Hamptons High School Principal Stars In Grinding, Twerking, ‘Misogynistic’ Rap Video
An assistant principal at a public school in New York is facing criticism for her star turn in a rap video featuring dirty lyrics, substantial drug and alcohol consumption and a tremendously impressive display of grinding, twerking and gratuitous sexual content.
Do not — do not — cross America's media-savvy grandmothers. America's schoolteachers continue to learn this valuable important lesson.
A professor at a two-year public university in Wisconsin co-wrote a paper earlier this year claiming that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won three elections and built support for his robust budget reforms by drawing on --- wait for it! --- racist symbolism.
The college-aged voting bloc that fell for Barack Obama like a blind roofer in 2008 is now fully smitten with Bernie Sanders for the 2016 election.
The state of New York looks to be the next state with plans to re-brand the Common Core by calling it something else but otherwise making virtually no substantive curriculum changes.
Police in Miami have sniffed out the trail of a man who, they say, has been surreptitiously crawling underneath tables inside the main library on the campus of Florida International University to smell women's feet.
Four police officers showed up at a public high school in Irving, Texas this week after a teacher and school officials mistook a freshman student's homemade clock for a bomb.
Police in Winona, Minn. have arrested two men for allegedly holding a 19-year-old male college student hostage, making him strip naked and threatening him with a meat saw --- and with sexual abuse.
A website called Value Penguin, which rates things like credit cards and health insurance, has come out with a list of the best cities in which to live and work as a teacher.
A high school band teacher in Ohio has resigned in response to revelations that she moonlights as an Internet porn star.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to make higher education more affordable and accessible is singing the praises of the Obama administration for finally making an administrative adjustment to America's labyrinthine financial aid process --- fully eight years after the group first championed the change.
A professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley tried to ban students from saying "God bless you" in class this semester.
Officials at the University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign, the semi-prestigious flagship school of the state's college system, attempted to prohibit a student-led memorial honoring victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks this week by claiming that it could interfere with campus lawn-care efforts.
The president of the National Education Association has declared that the public school teachers strike in Seattle is a wonderful development for tens of thousands of students who cannot attend school.
The United States Department of Agriculture released its latest report concerning food security status for American households on Wednesday.
Take comfort, America, because today's high school freshmen are just as immature as you were at the especially dumb age of 14. The difference is: These kids today have smartphones, and they know how to use them.