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Concerned Idaho citizen calls police over public banned book giveaway to high school students

Police in Meridian, Idaho, were recently dispatched to a public park after a concerned citizen reported a high school student distributing free copies of a book recently banned by the local school board. According to KBOI, Junior Mountain View High school student Brady Kissel was distributing free copies of Sherman…

At least nine killed after FedEx truck slams into bus carrying California high school students

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At least nine people were killed and 32 injured on Thursday when a tour bus carrying high school students collided with a FedEx truck in Northern California, a California Highway Patrol (CHP) spokeswoman said. The crash occurred after the truck driver lost control of the vehicle,…

Two students injured in Philadelphia school shooting

Two teenage American high school students were shot and injured Friday by a student gunman who whipped out a handgun at the end of the school day, police said. Police said both the injured 15-year-old students, one girl and one boy, were in a stable condition in the hospital. They…

Why promising minority students aren’t signing up for AP exams

Why promising minority students aren't signing up for AP exams The number of high school students passing at least one Advanced Placement (AP) exam is up overall this year, but students from minority groups still lag behind their white peers, particularly in math and science. Among members of the class…

Tens of thousands protest Spain education cuts

Tens of thousands of people rallied in Madrid on Saturday to protest cuts in education spending imposed by the Socialist government to stabilise the debt-burdened nation’s finances. “For sale — Public education” read banners hoisted by demonstrators who flocked to Madrid from across Spain following a rally call from a…

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