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ATLANTA – Three middle school students were suspended or expelled from Chapel Hill Middle School for writing that their teacher was a rapist, a pedophile and was bi-polar. Also read: TOP 9 MUSIC VIDEOS OF THE 1990s The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports:

He’s quitting and now some Clevelanders want to know why. Upset parents and community activists are demanding answers about the resignation of superintendent, Dr. Eugene Sanders. At the monthly Black-on-Black crime meeting Wednesday night, the group said Dr. Sanders owes Cleveland and the kids an explanation. Many think he’s lying about why he’s stepping down as CEO and they’re calling him […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In weather like this week, kids and teachers are all hoping for a snow day but superintendents have to be a little more stingy with those this year. In Fairlawn and Bath, where they got dumped on Monday, the decision to cancel school because of this winter storm, was hardly a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Forty-four (44) Cleveland Municipal School District students from Michael R. White School will be attending the NASA Commemorative Final Shuttle Launch of Discovery STS-133, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The students and their principal, Dessie Sanders, will be leaving on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. via bus. The Shuttle Launch […]

Two North Carolina parents are facing drug charges after their 9-year-old son brought in their marijuana joints to school after an anti-drug event. WBTV reports: The 11-year-old student is in 5th grade at a an elementary school in Matthews. Police say he brought his parents’ marijuana cigarettes to school when he reported them. Matthews Police […]

These UFO sightings are getting out of control. I’ll believe them when I see them. Well the NYC “UFO” sighting turned out to be just a bunch of balloons for a teacher’s engagement party. Here’s the New York Daily News report. “UFO? They’re crazy – those are our balloons!” said Angela Freeman, head of the […]

A new study details how African American boys are suspended at double and triple the rates of their white male peers. English language learners who, for years, remain in separate classes, are falling behind their peers and scoring poorly on standardized tests. Disabled students and those with illnesses are also discriminated against because of their […]

NEWARK, N.J. – Two weeks after Newark schools received a $100 million donation from the founder of Facebook, students in one high school there used the social networking site to stage a protest. On Thursday, students at Barringer High School in Newark walked out of class in protest, saying their school is unsafe and unsanitary. […]

11Alive Atlanta is reporting on a family that has removed their son from a school after he came home wearing a hat that eerily resembled the garb of the Ku Klux Klan. A first-grade art project has two parents so upset that they are moving their son to another school in another city. On Monday […]

Sorry kids, President Obama wants to extend the school year by a month.

Oprah Winfrey gave away the last $6 million of her Oprah Winfrey’s Angel Foundation to six charter schools that are among the few bright spots in the nation’s education system.

Next month’s opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools will be auspicious for a reason other than its both storied and infamous history as the former Ambassador Hotel, where the Democratic presidential contender was assassinated in 1968. With an eye-popping price tag of $578 million, it will mark the inauguration of the nation’s most […]