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Ferguson Schools Delay Start Another Week to August 25

As protests continue in Ferguson, following the killing of Michael Brown last week, school district officials have decided to delay the start of school until August 25, 2014. Monday, the Ferguson-Florissant School District announced schools would remain closed due to safety concerns. The district had previously said school would begin Monday, after originally pushing back the start of school from... 

Teacher in Arizona Accused of Being Drunk During School

Kathleen Jardine, a teacher at Poston Butte High School in Arizona was cited for consumption of alcohol in public and could face disorderly conduct charges after she admitted to drinking in her classroom during lunch on Wednesday. The investigation began when a student in Jardine’s math class called the school office to report that Jardine was intoxicated and yelling at students. Kathleen Jardine... 

Comcast to Offer 6 Months Free Internet Service to Low Income Families

Comcast is offering six months complimentary internet service to low income families. Families can apply for the program called Internet Essentials. The program is available in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Those who are approved for Internet Essentials between August 4th and September 20th, 2014 will receive up to six months of Internet service. Comcast’s low-income program has connected... 

Kwasi Enin Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin has a tough decision to make this fall; which of the eight Ivy League universities should he attend?! The 17-year-old aspiring physician and violist senior at William Floyd High School in Mastic, applied and was accepted into each of the eight elite Ivy colleges and universities. Enin says he got the idea to apply to all eight in 10th or 11th grade, discovering that each has “their... 

Nathan Entingh, 10-years old Suspended for Making Gun Gesture at School

A 10-year old was suspended from school for three days because he made a gun gesture with his hand while pointing it at another student’s head. According to his father, Paul Entingh, “He was pointing it at a friend’s head and he said ‘boom.’ The kid didn’t see it. No other kids saw it. But the teacher saw it,” he told CNN. “It wasn’t threatening.... 

Private High School Student Sues Parents and Forces them to Pay College Education Tuition

A New Jersey student sued her parents after claiming they kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 years old and is forcing them to pay for her college education. Private high school senior Rachel Canning, a cheerleader and lacrosse player who wants to go to college to become a biomedical engineer, filed a lawsuit last week in the Family Part of state Superior Court in Morristown that seeks... 

School Lunch Taken Away from 40 Students at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City

Around 40 students at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City had their lunches taken away because of unpaid balances. Jason Olsen, a Salt Lake City District spokesman, said the district’s child-nutrition department became aware that Uintah had many students who owed money for school lunches. So, the child-nutrition manager visited the school and decided to take away lunches to those who owed money,... 

Hunter Yelton, 6-years old, Suspended from School for Kissing Girl

A six year old boy was suspended from school in Canon City, Colorado for kissing a classmate on the cheek during class. “It was during class yeah. We were doing reading group and I leaned over and kissed her. That’s what happened,” said Hunter Yelton. “They sent me to the office, fair and square. I did something wrong and I feel sorry.” Hunter’s mom, Jennifer Saunders,... 

Olivia Sprauer, Florida Teacher Fired Over Bikini Photos

Far too often there are stories that surface surrounding the allegations of a teacher having intercourse with their students or sending explicit text and photos to student(s). As a result, most of these teachers usually end up getting fired or resigning from their respective school, but this recent story in particular is a bit different, but with the same result of a teacher getting fired. A young... 

Twerking Video Gets California Students Suspended from Scripps Ranch HS

Students at Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego California have been suspended because of a twerking video. Thirty-two students, 28 girls and 3 boys, danced while one used school property to tape the group outside class during 6th period. Later, the student used school editing equipment to add music and post the twerking video to YouTube. As a result, all 33 students were suspended as of Tuesday... 
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