Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., now made famous by his uncensored, brilliantly-stated, totally politically incorrect graduation speech entitled, “You are not special!”
New truancy enforcement laws have sparked criminal charges against several homeschool families in Nebraska
Vikings are usually regarded as bloodthirsty seafaring pirates, whose impact on Europe was one of fear and terror. Yet they were also traders, settlers and farmers with a highly developed artistic culture and legal system. This course uses recent findings from archaeology to examine these varied aspects of the Viking world.
The Supreme Court of Mississippi ruled against and vacated the order by Judge Walker
A Mississippi state judge has issued an order to public school attendance officers in his judicial district to provide the names of all homeschoolers there.
Teachers fear traditional playground games like British bulldog and conkers are disappearing from many of England’s schools, a survey suggests.
EVERYONE knows the stereotypes about foreigners speaking English: Scandinavians are shockingly fluent, while the Japanese lag despite years and billions of yen spent trying. Now a big new study confirms some of those stereotypes. But it holds some surprises as well.
For nearly 20 years, the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JREC), a special needs school for children and adults in Canton, Mass., has been utilizing a controversial, “moderately painful” electric shock discipline technique on its students that many say is inhumane.
Fingerprinting of children has got worse, with “more and more schools falling over themselves” to get pupil biometrics, a rights group has told TechEye.
In a new study released today the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) estimates there were over 2 million children being homeschooled in the United States in 2010.
Schoolchildren are increasingly ignorant of British history as teachers scrap traditional lessons in favour of trendy “skills-based” courses, according to academics.
A warehouse big enough to store eight million books and maps for Oxford University’s overflowing Bodleian Library has been unveiled.
A small but growing movement known as deschooling, life learning, unschooling, and edu-punk is home-schooling returned to its postwar progressive roots, far from the Bible-thumping mould that has come to dominate the modern image of home-schoolers.