Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.
Police arrested a Beaumont, Texas high school math teacher for assaulting her student. The arrest came shortly after a video went viral that shows her slapping the male student five times.
A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.
A University of Kansas professor who used the N-word in class said an investigation cleared her to return to work. Her students filed a complaint that triggered the four-month probe.
Scores of Boston Public School students walked out of class to protest proposed education budget cuts. They gave voice to fears about how cuts would harm their education.
The unnamed male teacher at Green County High School in Greensboro, Georgia, is accused of calling Shaniaya Hunter, “the dumbest girl I have ever met.” The comment came after Shaniaya experienced a number of absences due to an eye condition and asked the teacher in December for assistance catching up on her work, reports the New York Daily News.
candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education — who, if elected, will determine what goes into children’s textbooks — is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.
The video, which shows the unidentified officer slapping the teenager twice — loud enough to hear the impact — before kicking he or she as they walk down the stairs, has prompted the suspension of both officers involved in the incident.
Some experts say that kids need more recess—not more test prep—to excel in school.
Lawyers for Lee-Walker believe the teacher’s First Amendment rights were violated, as well as her contract with the teacher’s union.