Education

Florida University Holds Separate Graduation For Pets

Education | Rob Shimshock
A dog has graduated. (Shutterstock/Maslin_CEO)

101 People Owe More Than $1 Million In Federal Student Loans

Education | Andrew Kerr
Coins saving set on books for concept investment education and scholarships (CREDIT: ITTIGallery/Shutterstock)
2.5 million borrowers owe at least $100,000

Student Allegedly Makes Up Bogus Claims Of Sexual Harassment Against Music Teacher

US | Gabrielle Okun
Abstract music notes on line wave background. Black G-clef and music notes isolated vector illustration Can be adapt to Brochure, Annual Report, Magazine, Poster, Corporate Presentation, Portfolio. Shutterstock/ Vector memory

‘Sexual nature’

'Outstanding' Schools Haven't Been Inspected For Decades

Education | Grace Carr
Group of elementary school kids running at school (Shutterstock/ Monkey Business Images)

‘Mediocre or coasting’

Civil Rights Groups Go Ballistics Over DeVos’ Illegal Alien Remark

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘To suggest otherwise only serves to frighten children’

Evergreen State Is Cutting Tons Of Staff Because No One Wants To Attend The School Anymore

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘These layoffs … represent a profound loss felt by many’

Germany Punishes Parents Who Let Kids Skip School For Vacation

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is a desk in a classroom. (Shutterstock/ABO PHOTOGRAPHY) |

‘It’s just as if we pulled over a car with a school-age child’

Campus Free Speech Advocates Lay Down The Law To Congress

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘What I have seen is a cult’

Catholic Student Punished For Promoting Catholic Marriage At Catholic University

Education | John Wellington
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Members of the clergy wait in line to use portable toilets near a portrait of Pope Francis while waiting for the Pope to arrive at St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, New York City. The Pope is scheduled to celebrate vespers, or evening prayers, and a shared a reflection after a procession down 5th Ave. (Photo by Robert Sabo-Pool/Getty Images)
Alrighty then

Google To Help Homeschoolers After Complaints Of Insufficient Tech Services

Education | Eric Lieberman
A child learning by using new technology. [Shutterstock - Bricolage]

‘Freedom, flexibility’

Student Leaves Catholic University After Social Justice Allegedly Overtakes Religion

Education | Rob Shimshock
Three crosses stand on a hill. (Shutterstock/Doidam 10)

‘Marquette is anything but a Jesuit and Catholic university’

Tom Steyer's Wife Protests Fossil Fuels By Resigning Position One Day Early

Energy | Jason Hopkins
Political and climate activist Tom Steyer speaks while taking part in a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) outside Issa's office in Vista

She is doing her part to protect the environment

DC Is Literally Bribing Kids To Go To School

Education | Julia Cohen
Blur abstract background of examination room with undergraduate students inside. student sitting on row chair doing final exam in classroom. (Shutterstock)

Washington, D.C. is incentivizing kids to go to school with the possibility of winning Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards or movie tickets, according to the deputy mayor for education’s Twitter account.

Students Freak After Prof Asks Them To Argue For Segregation On Exam

Education | Rob Shimshock
Featured is a court gavel (Shutterstock/Andrey_Popov)

‘Remember the amount of privilege that each of us sit in’

California Students Come Out In Droves To Demand Free Abortion On Campus

US | Grace Carr
Red abortion balloons in the sky (Shutterstock/christitzeimaging)

‘Students we’ve talked to are in favor’

Another College Faces Federal Investigation For Discriminating Against Men

Education | Grace Carr
Gender discrimation with gavel (Shutterstock/designer491)

‘Smart Women’s Securities’

University: Knock Off Using ‘I-Word’ When Talking About Immigrants

Education | Rob Shimshock
A Catholic college hosted a "black male appreciation luncheon" Monday as part of a slew of diversity and inclusion events. (Photo Credit: YouTube/MarquetteU)

‘Will not be tolerated’

Asian Students 250 Percent Underrepresented At Harvard When Compared To School Without Race-Based Admissions

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is an empty classroom. (Shutterstock/maroke)

‘It is past time that schools quit the morally dubious means of using race or ethnicity as “a factor”‘

Environmentalist Students Give Up On Hunger Strike After Parents Tell Them To Stop

Energy | Jason Hopkins
FILE PHOTO - Graduating students line up for the 366th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder | Hippie Students Give Up Hunger Strike

Their goals were nowhere near met

High School Principal Apologizes For 'Party Like It's 1776' Prom Theme

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pelicans fly past a tattered American flag at Surfside Park near Vilano Beach, north of St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., January 26, 2018. Picture taken January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Gregg Newton

‘I especially apologize to our African American students’

Professor: Trump 'Animals' Comment Puts US On Track To Genocide

Education | Rob Shimshock
President Donald Trump toasts French President Emmanuel Macron (not pictured) during a State Dinner. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘No, seriously, people, we are on the track to *official* ethnic cleansing’

Republicans And Democrats Agree Higher Education Desperately Needs To Change, Survey Shows

Education | Grace Carr
Republicans and Democrats agree that higher education institutions, especially private colleges and universities, need serious reform, according to a survey released Monday.(Shutterstock/Billion Photos)

‘In total agreement here’

Cornell Rejects Student For Journalism Trip, Allegedly Because She’s Indian

Education | Rob Shimshock
ITHACA, NY/USA - SEPTEMBER 1, 2017: Featured is the Clock Tower of Cornell University, which recently hosted a free speech/"hate speech" workshop. (Shutterstock/Mihail Degteariov)

‘My minority group, Indian American, is often successful in America’

NYC Public School Holds Moment Of Silence For Hamas

Education | Derek Hunter

Hamas is classified as a terrorist organization by the US government

Obama Education Secretary Demands Nationwide School Boycott Until Gun Control Passes

Education | Mike Brest

What if no children went to school until gun laws changed?

Schools Aren't Making Kids Smart, But They're Sure Making Them Fat

Education | Grace Carr
Kid holding donuts (Shutterstock/Sharomka)

‘We are guilty of child abuse’

Lawyer Sides With School That Suspended Student For Confederate Flag Hoodie

Education | Rob Shimshock
Trevor Jackson displays a Confederate flag during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. "They are veterans and deserve to be honored," said Jackson. (Photo: REUTERS/Nick Oxford)

‘It’s my First Amendment right’

Pro-Trump Professor Sues New Mexico State University For Wrongful Termination

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is an aerial view of a New Mexico State University campus. (Photo Credit: YouTube/Rajeev Nirmalakhandan)

‘It’s really just a kangaroo court’

The Disturbing Social Media History Of One Of The Texas Shooting Suspects

Education | Benny Johnson
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a suspect in the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. (Photos: Facebook)

‘BORN TO KILL’

Texas Officers Behaved Far Differently Than Broward County Officer -- Engaged Immediately

US | Benny Johnson

‘They were willing to run in to that building’

School Stops Professor From Raising Female Students' Grades In The Name Of Gender Equality

Education | Nick Givas
Asian student raising her hand in a university classroom - ShutterStock -- Robert Kneschke | Teacher Tries To Give Girls Higher Grades

‘Clearly unacceptable’

Local Parents Are Furious Over What A Middle School Is Teaching Its Students

| Grace Carr
Picture of Texas flag (Shutterstock/esfera) | Trans Sex-Ed Transgender Causing Chaos

‘Should be off-limits for public school classrooms’

School Board Member Says Sorry After Calling Officer A 'Skinhead' And Saying Police 'Hurt Black People'

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘I’m scared of cops because you guys hurt black people’

Prof Is Cool With Calling Israelis A 'Mob' But Not Palestinians

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused or incredulous student (Shutterstock/Katia Fonti) | Prof Has Different Standards For Israel

‘Can we [please] try to acknowledge Palestinians as human?’

A Teacher Was Slapped With Sex-Scandal Charges, But The School District Has Done Next To Nothing ....

Education | Grace Carr
Sexual Scandal printed (Shutterstock/kentoh) | Teacher Gets Away With Sex Abuse

‘It’s unconscionable’

Economist Trolls School By Getting Them To Investigate If Clubs With ‘Girl’ Violate Title IX

| Tim Pearce
University of Michigan football stadium. (Shutterstock/Steve Pepple) | U Mich. Investigates Clubs Excluding Men

‘Doubtful that most boys will ever really feel welcome’

Christian Parent Furious After School Instructs Children To Write Out Their Submission To Allah

US | Joshua Gill
Kid Reading the Quran (shutterstock/ Yusnizam Yusof) | School Asks Kids To Write Shahada

‘This is not OK in asking my kid to write down the Shahada’

Florida Teacher Allegedly Drowns Two Raccoons In Front Of Students

Education | Rob Shimshock
A raccoon stares into the camera with a touching gaze. (Shutterstock/Sedov Ivan) | Teacher Drowns Raccoons For Students?

‘They finally took the cage out of the water…’

Evergreen State College Resurrects It's No-Whites-Allowed 'Day Of Absence'

Education | Nick Givas
Sign welcoming travelers to the "evergreen" state of Washington. ShutterStock - Joseph Sohm

‘This is a day for us, by us’

University Of Michigan Doles Out $11 Million To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Employees

Education | Rob Shimshock
Hands hold dollar bills. (Shutterstock/dindumphoto) | UMich Funnels $11 Million Into Diversity

The school pledged to invest $85 million in diversity from 2016 to 2021

An Ohio Professor Was Going to Give Females Better Grades Until Admin Stepped In

Education | Rob Shimshock
A pencil and a bubble test sheet are displayed. (Shutterstock/Kate Scott)

‘These companies desperately need to hire more females from our schools’

Hero Illinois Cop Showed Everything Wrong With Police Handling Of Past Shootings

US | Anders Hagstrom

Unbelievable

Man Arrested After Pretending To Be In High School For Nine Months So He Could Play Basketball

Education | Gabrielle Okun
Russia, Rostov-on-Don - May 1, 2018: A group of young guys playing street basketball in the city square. The concept of a healthy lifestyle in youth culture. Shutterstock/ SergeyKlopotov | Man Busted For Posing As HS Student

‘Opportunity’

USC Doctor Is Now Facing Sexual Misconduct Allegations

US | Gabrielle Okun
Los Angeles, California USA - April 5, 2018: Los Angeles - USC Medical Center building, Lincoln Heights. Art Deco hospital built in 1933, part of a large county-university medical complex. Shutterstock/ Underawesternsky | USC Doctor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

‘Weirded out’

North Carolina Teachers Protest For Increased Education Funding

| Grace Carr
CHICAGO - SEP 13 2012: Teachers on strike and protesting in downtown Chicago, September 13, 2012. Shutterstock | NC Teachers March For More Funding

‘We’re so underfunded’

Report: Teachers Spend $500 On Average For School Supplies

Education | Rob Shimshock
A man doles out money. (Shutterstock/Andrey_Popov) | Teachers Spend $500 For School Supplies

‘The need is getting greater and greater’

A 10th State Bans 'Free Speech Zones' At Public Universities

Education | Grace Carr
Here is an image of a censored free speech image. (Photo: Shutterstock Image) | Georgia Bans Free Speech Zones

‘Universities may not censor protected speech’

Why Chicago Parents Want Education Reform For Special Needs Children

Education | Grace Carr
Parents of special needs kids are calling for Chicago Public Schools to address education reform for students with extra needs.(Shutterstock/Gustavo Frazao)

‘Systemically violating these children’s civil rights’

Here's Why A Kent State Grad Was Able To Open Carry An AR-15 On Campus

Education | Rob Shimshock
A policeman holds a HKG36 assault rifle as he secures the position in front of the city hall after two assailants had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead by French police. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

‘Joined the ranks of our proud graduates’

Feds Probe Yale For Allegedly Excluding Men From Programs And Scholarships

Education | Grace Carr
Woman slapping man in the face (Shutterstock/Master1305) | Feds Probe Yale For Excluding Men

‘Practice discrimination’