A brilliant student, Kaitlin Nootbaar, was denied her High School diploma for using the word "hell" in her Valedictorian speech, according to Oklahoma City's KFOR. A school administrator at the High School in Prague, Okla., demanded a personal apology from her before handing it over, a condition she turned down—and which her family believes is illegal.
An elementary schoolteacher in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was reprimanded after cutting a 7-year-old's hair to "even it out" after a classmate hacked some off; the mixed-race girl's parents are also suing the school district. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in west Michigan against Mount Pleasant Public Schools and two teaching staff, MLive.com… READ THE REST
Stacy Goldstein was seemingly trying to put the "pal" back in "principal," at least as students were concerned, by announcing that the public secondary school she presides over, wouldn't hold classes (in-person or remote) during the final scheduled week of the year. Goldstein, principal of the School of the Future, apparently emailed parents that students… READ THE REST
Police in Chauvin, Louisiana arrested Dawn Marie Baye, 38, a cafeteria worker at Lacache Middle School who allegedly hosted student sleepovers where teens drank alcohol, watched porn, and had sex. Baye was charged with multiple charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, according to a police statement.… READ THE REST
Sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our bodies. Whether we're taking a midday nap or tucking in for the night, it's quite literally how we recharge and "clean" our minds from the stresses of the day. However, sometimes we don't get the proper rest we need due to improper… READ THE REST
There are lots of gizmos and gadgets for your computer out there these days, from ergonomic standing desks to fantastic apps that make daily tasks way easier. But when it comes to products that ensure safety and efficiency, you simply can't afford to ignore them. For your convenience, this fantastically priced bundle gives you access to… READ THE REST
Staying hydrated is no joke — in fact, up to 75% of people are chronically dehydrated, according to this Good Morning America report. And while there seems to be bottled water available just about anywhere these days, forking up a dollar or two each time you need some H20 can really add up. Drinking enough… READ THE REST