High school

Texas town rallies around cheerleaders use of Bible banners

KOUNTZE, Texas (AP) – Cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas say they have both a constitutional right and a religious duty to share their Christian faith. After a complaint by the Freedom From […]


SAT scores edge down; ACT now more popular exam

(AP) – For the first time, more high school students are taking the ACT college entrance exam than its rival, the SAT. The College Board is releasing its scores for the high school class of […]


Morning-after pills available at 13 NYC schools

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York City Department of Education is making the morning-after-pill available to high school girls at 13 public schools. The DOE says girls as young as 14 will be able […]


Judge: Cheerleaders can put Bible verses on signs for now

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) – A judge says cheerleaders at a Texas high school’s football games can continue carrying banners that feature Bible verses for at least two more weeks. A judge in Beaumont has issued […]


Full contact cheerleaders

And a college coach has been arrested for assaulting a policeman.  It’s a college cheerleading coach. And it’s a woman. The school is Coastal Carolina. Elizabeth Appenzeller (allegedly) refused to get out of her boyfriend’s […]


The replacements

The penny pinching National Football League has somehow let it come to this. The real referees out in a contract dispute. Replacement refs handled the chores in week one. And they were awful.  At least […]


Parents, students consider options as teachers strike

  CHICAGO (AP) – Parents and students are figuring out their options on the first day of a Chicago teachers’ strike. The district is keeping some schools open, and they’re serving breakfast and lunch, but […]


Student shot at Md. high school; suspect held

  PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) – A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes Monday at a Baltimore County high school, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed […]


Professor pleads not guilty to arson charges

(CNS) – A UC Irvine professor accused of setting a series of fires and making plans to kill students and administrators at an Irvine high school that his son attended before taking his own life […]


Study: LA Unified's new schools boost pupil scores

(AP) – A study from University of California, Berkeley, researchers links new school buildings to improved student achievement, particularly for younger children. The study released Tuesday found that Los Angeles Unified elementary school pupils who […]




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