Teacher who called military ‘lowest of the low’ is fired

A Southern California teacher who was recorded bashing the U.S. military in a profane classroom rant was fired Tuesday evening. Board of Education President Aurora Villon said the El Rancho Unified School District reached a unanimous decision to fire Gregory Salcido, a history teacher at El Rancho High School and elected Pico Rivera city councilman, […]

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Montana school choice case could strike a blow against religious discrimination

  The Montana Supreme Court meets in the Joseph P. Mazurek building in Helena, MT.  (Google Maps) In a case that could have national implications, the Montana Supreme Court will hear arguments on Friday that could remove the biggest legal obstacle to providing families with genuine choice in education: Blaine Amendments. Deeply rooted in anti-Catholic […]

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Arizona high school principal resigns after unreported potential threat involving gun, homemade bomb

A high school principal resigned and is facing a criminal charge after learning about a potential school threat to the school and failing to immediately notify authorities, according to the school district and police. High Desert Middle School in Globe, a mining town 90 miles east of Phoenix, is the subject of controversy after Globe […]

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Students hold Second Amendment rally to counter walkout pushing for stricter gun laws

Students in Colorado who support the Second Amendment staged their own walkout Wednesday, in an effort to counter the pro-gun control rallies taking place across the nation following the deadly shooting at a Florida high school in February. Students at Woodland Park High School, an hour north of Pike’s Peak, began the 30-minute pro-Second Amendment […]

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Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers strike for higher pay, education funding

Thousands of teachers in Kentucky and Oklahoma rallied at both state Capitols this week in an effort to get lawmakers to approve additional educational funding. Hundreds of Oklahoma schools closed Monday when educators headed to Oklahoma City to protest, according to The Oklahoman. Many public schools planned to remain shuttered for the rest of the week […]

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Teacher strikes in Oklahoma, Kentucky shutter hundreds of schools amid demands for better pay

Hundreds of schools in Oklahoma and Kentucky were forced to remain closed Tuesday as teachers continue to strike for better wages and education funding. Teachers in Arizona were also rumored to be planning a strike for better pay as well. Hundreds of educators in Oklahoma walked out Friday after Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation last […]

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Outrage after California HS magazine cartoons depict Trump as Nazi, police as KKK members: report

Police and parents in California were reportedly outraged after students at a high school magazine published cartoons depicting President Donald Trump as a Nazi and an officer wearing KKK garb while aiming a gun at a black child. “The Pawprint,” a student publication at the prestigious Bonita High in LaVerne, featured two provocative cartoons that […]

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Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. –  With violent weather plowing through the Southeast, the kitchen windows exploded at Richard Brasher’s home in eastern Alabama. Using couch cushions for protection, Brasher hid in the bathtub with his wife, daughter and two grandchildren as the storm passed near Jacksonville State University. The roar was terrifying, Brasher said: “I thought we […]

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Armed man holed up in restaurant near Princeton University

Authorities in New Jersey say an armed man is holed up in a restaurant across the street from Princeton University’s campus. Police say there are no known hostages in the Panera Bread, but it’s not clear what sparked the standoff that began around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities had shut down Princeton’s downtown area, and two […]

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