Irving, Texas, authorities say no charges will be filed against high school student, Ahmed Mohamed, who was arrested Monday after bringing a homemade clock to school.
Mohamed, 14, who is Muslim, is active in the robotics club in middle school and wanted to show his new teacher he new innovation.
Mohamed showed the clock to his English teacher, who said that it looked like a bomb, and confiscated it. Continue reading
This Kentucky schoolgirl was sent home by school officials for wearing an “inappropriate” outfit to class, but can you spot the offending garment?
According to the Woodford County High School girl’s principal, she was showing a little too much collarbone, charging it was distracting to male students.
Her mother then rushed to the school to provide her with a scarf that covered 95% of her chest and neck. Despite this, the teen still got sent home. Continue reading
A Rancho Cordova Calif., high school principal has resigned after he was apprehended at a hotel room along with a lot of drugs, oh, and a passed-out young woman.
Thomas Price, 54, was arrested at Hyatt Place in Rancho Cordova after a man contacted police man because he was worried about his girlfriend, 21-year-old Brittney Hall.
The man was aware his girlfriend was with the principal at the hotel. Continue reading
Two school weeks after a transgender student was penalized by her school in Rio de Janeiro high for wearing a skirt to class, male classmates decided to do the same, and donned skirts.
Transgender student Maria Muniz‘s decision to come out resulted in a fine issued by school officials, who ordered the teen to wear trousers in future.
But now the teachers have been forced to reconsider after Muniz’s classmates, including some girls, supported her decision by turning up for classes in dresses. Continue reading
Principal Nancy Matteo is a Catholic school in Pennsylvania who sent out invitations to a graduation dance that featured a huge photo of Ellen DeGeneres.
Realizing her mistake, the principal apologized for including a person openly living the gay lifestyle.
Earlier this month, Haven Middle School administrators notified parents that female students are no longer allowed to wear shorts, leggings, or yoga pants because those articles of clothing might be “too distracting” for their male peers. That’s sparked a
protest among parents and students in the Evanston, Illinois area, who are arguing it’s not girls’ responsibility to accommodate the boys in their classes.
More than 500 students have signed onto a petition protesting the new dress code policy, which they say is sexist because it’s only targeting girls’ clothing. Some female students have chosen to defy the ban and are wearing leggings and yoga pants to school in protest.
A poster plastered in Haven Middle School reads, “Are my pants lowering your test scores?”
Hero Principal, Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung was killed in one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history. Dawn used Twitter to communicate with her staff and parents frequently.
“Welcoming our Kinders this morning … 74 new opportunities to inspire lifelong learning!”
Canton, Ohio has its share of economic troubles, but those troubles were punctuated as 700 people applied for a single job, the janitorial position at a local Junior High School.
Officials also say, most people who have applied have lost their previous job due to cutbacks. “A lot of people have their stories when they come in. It’s heart-wrenching,” said Superintendent John Richard.