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Teen suspended for wearing shorts slams administrators for ‘shaming girls for their bodies’

An eleventh grade student in Canada is accusing school officials of shaming teenage girls by adhering to a double-standard for how they and their male counterparts dress. Last week, Lindsey Stocker and her female classmates at Beaconsfield High School were asked to stand up in front of the class so…

School that sent home 7-year-old girl for ‘dreadlocks’ is reversing policy

The Tulsa, OK charter school that sent home 7-year-old Tiana Parker last week for having the wrong hairstyle has adopted a more inclusive dress code in the wake of the incident. According to Tulsa’s Channel 6 News, officials at the Deborah Brown Community School voted to change the code on…

South Carolina lawmaker offers free concealed carry classes to teachers

South Carolina state Sen. Katrina Shealy (R) announced Monday that a local gun club was offering free concealed weapon permit classes to teachers and school officials. “In light of the tremendous tragedy at Sandy Hook, it is imperative we do all we can to keep our children safe and our…

Student: School threatened to arrest porn star prom date

A high school in Oakdale, Minnesota has officially banned a student from bringing a porn star to his senior prom because it is “not in the best interest of students.” Realizing that he was about to graduate without ever having been to a prom, Mike Stone, 18, set out to…

Jury finds VA Tech negligent in shooting deaths

A jury in Christiansberg, Virginia has ruled that officials at Virginia Tech were negligent on April 16, 2007, the day of the infamous shooting rampage that left 32 people dead and 25 injured, according to a report from ABC affiliate station WJLA. The jury of seven was given the case…

Iowa: school officials strip-search five teen girls

And why does the school board reserve the right to do this — no parental consent required? Family members said this week that Atlantic high school officials forced five teenage girls to remove their clothes during an investigation into a theft. The girls' families and their lawyers said the incident…

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