Education

University Of South Dakota Scraps Guidelines That Threatened Punishment For Teasing

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused or incredulous student (Shutterstock/Katia Fonti)

‘Is not allowed per university policy’

School May Be Forced To Close Because It Doesn't Teach Kids About Gender Reassignment Surgery

Education | Grace Carr
Empty desks are seen in the classroom of a school on a day of protests in Caracas, Venezuela June 14, 2017. Picture taken June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTS1803Y

‘Does not promote equality of opportunity’

EXACTLY WHAT SHE DESERVES: Professor Fired For Saying Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'

Education | Eric Owens
Otto Warmbier Reuters/Korean Central News Agency

‘Those comments in no way reflect the values or position of the University of Delaware’

This Teacher of the Year Is Suing Her Own Union

Education | Grace Carr
Union members take part in a May Day Rally organised by the newly-formed South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) in Durban, South Africa, May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

‘The state union forcibly takes our money and uses it to misrepresent us’

Prof Calls For 'Wealthy White' Frats To Be Banned

Education | Rob Shimshock
Angry woman (Shutterstock/kurhan)

‘Reform is not possible’

UCLA Institute: 'Trumpism Consolidates Power Through White Supremacy'

Education | Rob Shimshock
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Congressional leadership at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Declare [your] spaces ‘sanctuaries’ to undocumented immigrants’

Academic Journal Will Feature Empowering Math Poems And 'Raw' Stories By 'Math Mamas'

Education | Eric Owens
'art' by Eric Owens

‘The contributors of this special issue come from diverse backgrounds’

North Carolina Colleges Rated Most Free Speech Friendly

Education | Rob Shimshock
Happy student (Shutterstock/sepero)

Five got ‘green light’ ratings; one school really shone

College That Suspended Prof Over Heated Tucker Segment Issues Statement

US | Nick Givas
Lisa Durden Tucker Carlson Tonight/Youtube Screenshot/Simply Explained

‘Racism cannot be fought with more racism’

Kindergarten Teacher At Christian School Fired For Refusing To Quit Doing Porn

Education | Jack Crowe
Nina Skye (Photo: Screenshot/Fox 11 LA)

‘I love teaching and sex’

This Game About Identifying Privilege Doesn't Sound Very Fun

Education | David Krayden
Activists Rally In Front Of U.S. Supreme Court

‘I can be pretty sure that my neighbors will be neutral or pleasant to me wherever I choose to live’

Prof: 'Is It Wrong Of Me To Think That Otto Warmbier Got Exactly What He Deserved?'

Education | Eric Owens
Otto Frederick Warmbier (C), a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea since early January, is taken to North Korea's top court in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo March 16, 2016. North Korea's supreme court sentenced American student Warmbier, who was arrested while visiting the country, to 15 years of hard labour for crimes against the state, China's Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

‘Young, white, rich, clueless white males routinely get away with raping women’

Check Out This High School Teacher's Hilariously One-Sided AP Government Summer Reading List

Education | Eric Owens
Vote Republican GOP Shutterstock/Callahan

‘The list has been removed’

Bernie Sanders' Wife Lawyers Up

US | Steve Birr
Bernie Sanders and Jane Sanders Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

‘Was there any collusion’

Trinity College Reopened After Backlash From Professor's Facebook Post

Education | Aislinn Murphy
Trinity College (Photo: Screenshot/trinitycollegect/YouTube)

Threats against the college and the professor forced Trinity to shut its doors on Wednesday

Campus Closes And Prof Flees State After He Posts '#LetThemF******Die' About White People

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused teacher at blackboard (Shutterstock/El Nariz)

The professor teaches the topics of race and racism

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Free Speech Bill For College Campus

Education | Benjamin Decatur
Free speech, Shutterstock

‘UW’s base policies are not working’

University To Host Segregated Commencement For Black Students

Education | David Krayden
Students throw their hats after the graduation ceremony at the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) in Hamburg

‘We wanted to take a moment because of the different forms of adversity they’ve had to face…’

Money Flows Into 'Social Justice' Coffers At Case Western Reserve U

Education | David Krayden
A protester yells at New York police during a demonstration calling for social, economic and racial justice, in the Manhattan borough of New York City April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

‘Social justice teaching is defined as eradicating systems of power and oppression…’

Students Can Get Scholarships For Attending 'White Privilege' Conference

Education | David Krayden
Demonstrators calling for social, economic and racial justice march in New York May 1, 2015. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

‘There will be opportunities for the GVSU committee to get involved…’

Married Teacher Traumatized Male Teen With Sex Romps, Cops Say

Education | Eric Owens
Fayette County Detention Center

‘There are so many dots you have to connect’

Prof Links 'Racist Hate Speech' To Smoking And PTSD

Education | Rob Shimshock
Portrait of young stylish woman smoking cigarette outdoors

‘Hate speech has been linked to cigarette smoking’

Watch Students Complain The Term 'Radical Islam' Is 'Wrong'

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused woman (Shutterstock/AstridSinai)

‘[‘Radical’ is] only used in the context of Islam’

Feinstein Defends Canceling Conservative Speakers, Gets Schooled By Law Professor

Education | Benjamin Decatur
A man looks on as opposing factions gather over the cancelation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

‘No matter how radical’

Chicago Mayor Pushes New Graduation Requirement In DC Speech

Education | AnnMarie Hilton
Photo By: REUTERS/Jim Young

‘We live in a period where you earn what you learn’

Trump Administration Vows To Investigate Teachers For Using Biologically Accurate Pronouns

Education | Eric Owens
gay pride flag Shutterstock/iri Flogel

‘Refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred name or pronouns’

DeVos Appoints Loaning Know-It-All To Head Federal Student Loans

Education | Rob Shimshock
Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee confirmation hearing to be next Secretary of Education on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘It comes down to basic consumer protection’

Professor Calls White People Inhuman

Education | Justin Caruso
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Seems reasonable

Rowan University Tells Profs How To 'Interrupt Microaggressions'

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused woman (Credit: sheff/Shutterstock)

‘Myth of meritocracy’

This Professor Is Teaching Students How To Get Off Their Phones

Education | David Krayden
Models pose with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphones during a media event at a company's building in Seoul, South Korea, April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

‘Life is about relationships…’

Don't Bank Black? You're Funding White Supremacy, Professor Says

Education | Amanda Tidwell
Black Lives Matter

‘They’re putting the dollars that you give them in the institutions that keep us oppressed’

University Announces Diversity 101 For Faculty To Create 'Culture Of Inclusion'

Education | Rob Shimshock
Professor takes a stand (Spectral-Design/Shutterstock)

‘Build a culture where everyone feels they are welcome’

Report: Chinese Academies In The US All About Politics and Money

Education | David Krayden
A paramilitary policeman stands guard in front of the Great Hall of the People at the Tiananmen Square ahead of a planery session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China, March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘It’s time to kick them off campus.’

Schools Worry About Kids Getting Too Competitive, Remove 'Valedictorian' Status

Education | Rob Shimshock
A graduating student (Shutterstock/fotoinfot)

Students are ‘more than a score…more than a rank’

Black Students Who Hoaxed Hillary With Fake Hate Crime Claim Get No Jail Time

Education | Eric Owens
Albany sentencing mugshots

The judge sure gave a stern lecture, though!

Despite State Law, U Of Arizona Student President May Want To Fund Illegals

Education | David Krayden
Undocumented Texas A&M students and their supporters protest silently as white nationalist leader Richard Spencer of the National Policy Institute speaks on campus at an event not sanctioned by the school, at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Spencer Selvidge

‘There are some state laws that kind of prohibit this…’

Congress To Hold Hearing On 'Assault' Of Campus Free Speech

Education | Kerry Picket

‘Free Speech 101’

College Instructor: Patriotism Suggests Black Americans Are 'Uncivilized'

Education | Rob Shimshock
Black man with American flag (Shutterstock/F8 studio)
'It's drenched in whiteness and hegemonic masculinity'

Evergreen State Pays $100,000 To Rent Far-Flung Stadium For Commencement After Loony Race Protests

Education | Eric Owens
Cheney Stadium in Tacoma YouTube screenshot/Nomadic Fanatic

‘There is flexibility in the regular college budget’ at taxpayer-funded school

Virginia Tech Awarded $1 Million To Aid Diversity And Inclusion In STEM

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused woman (Shutterstock/AstridSinai)

‘The trick will be to modify curricula’

CEOs Give Trump Big, Fat 'F' In Yale Survey

Education | Eric Owens
Trump hard hat construction Getty Images/Mark Lyons

‘This was not a granola-eating crowd of Democrat entrepreneurs’

Evergreen State President Confesses He's 'Disappointed' With Students

Education | David Krayden
student protest Shutterstock/Danomyte

‘I felt very comfortable. I never felt unsafe’

School Settles Lawsuit With Student After Wrenching Joke From Context

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused man (Shutterstock/Billion Photos)

‘A smile tomorrow’

Evergreen Program Instructs Students To 'Consciously Act On' Race, Gender

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused woman (Shutterstock/Voyagerix)

‘Equitable learning experiences’

High School Math Teacher Traumatized Three Male Teens With A Bunch Of Sex, Cops Say

Education | Eric Owens
Rocky Mount Police mugshot

‘She is no longer an employee of the school’

Pennsylvania School District Deemed Evangelical Graduation Remarks 'Unconstitutional And Impermissible'

Education | George Congdon
Students throw their hats after the graduation ceremony at the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) in Hamburg

‘Lord, surround us with grace and favor everywhere we go’

Claims Of Nepotism Swirl Around 'Sweetheart Deal' For Bernie Sanders' Step-Daughter

Education | Steve Birr
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is joined onstage by his wife Jane at a Super Tuesday rally in Burlington, Vermont March 1, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Gouging the college’

Workshop Will Teach Scholars To 'Challenge Anti-Muslim Prejudice'

Education | Rob Shimshock
French Muslims protest against cartoons of Prophet Mohammad published in several European newspapers in Strasbourg February 11, 2006. The cartoons have sparked protests across the Muslim world. The banner reads "Islamophobia". REUTERS/Vincent Kessler - RTR1AOXI

‘Anti-Muslim bigotry…[has] risen to epidemic proportions’

School System Bans 'Racially Intimidating' Clothing After Confederate Flag Debate

| Rob Shimshock
A man wearing a Confederate flag-themed shirt uses his mobile phone as he rallies with Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S. October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2Q9RM

‘Reasonable forecast of disruption’

Feminists Sue Trump Administration Over Campus Sexual Assault Records

Education | Grace Carr
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with members of his Cabinet at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Radio silence’ is unnaceptable