Evolution vs. Creationism: Five new bills are being proposed in four states aimed at allowing the teaching of creationism in schools. And if you, like us, thought the issue had been put to bed with 2005 federal court ruling, you'd be wrong. Laci Green has the details.
A 7-year-old Colorado Boy is suspended from school after pretending to throw an imaginary grenade on the playground.
Today we'll talk to the Democrats on the HOPE Grant, the political cover on the provider fee and the FairTax in Georgia--could it be? Then we'll look at the fruit basket turnover in Georgia due to the Saxby Chambliss retirement. I'm predicting three open Congressional seats. The Regents approve Professor Jere Morehead to be the new UGA President.
An Ohio teacher is suing her former school district because they did not accommodate her fear of children.
It's reading time at the Lehrman Day School in Miami Beach. The toddlers are just starting to develop their reading skills and it's too early for their teachers to tell if any of them will have difficulties going forward. Across the country at Stanford University, researcher Jason Yeatman is developing ...
By requiring 70% of all reading materials to be nonfiction, some teachers worry the new common core may turn kids off of reading altogether. Is fiction undervalued? Community members David Kirkland, Joanne Manaster, Morgan Moss and Stephen Krashen join Marc to discuss.
Are schools crossing the line when it comes to what students are allowed to eat? In the last several months, schools around the country have begun banning the snack food, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. The ban is based upon the food’s lack of nutritional value as Rita Exposito, an Elementary School ...
An Arizona couple is suing their son’s former school district after teachers allegedly put him in a "tiny, windowless" room for bad behavior.
Firefighters are among the beloved heroes of our country. Some of them recently gave a local community one more reason to appreciate their service. Getting kids back to school means additional expenses and since not everyone can afford them, Fairfax County firemen came in to help.
Back to School time is exciting for not just kids, but their parents and teachers too! Amidst the rush and thrill of going school shopping, meeting the teacher and heading off to that first day, consider how you may be able to help your child’s teacher at the start of ...