The Winton Woods City School District allowed a student with “significant autism” and other developmental disabilities to be bullied while also failing to provide the proper education he needed, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday. The student, identified as A.G., had just 0.5 credits toward graduation as a 17-year-old, according to the lawsuit. Winton […]
An 18-year-old accused of bringing a loaded gun to school appeared in court Wednesday. Yairius Orso-Miller appeared in court on charges of illegal conveyance of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone and carrying a concealed weapon. Orso is a senior at Dohn Community High School. According to court papers, school security confiscated the […]
D.C. school officials rejected the ACLU's claim that Ron Brown Prep would begin enrolling female students. The organization is battling to get females admitted to a school designed for males of color from low-income families.
Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]
newsone.com: Thessalonika Arzu-Embry, a teen prodigy with an IQ of 199, is a sought-after, influential role model for inspiring, mentoring, and empowering others. She graduated high school at age 11, earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology at the age of 14, an MBA at the age of 16, and is set to earn a PhD. […]
A S.C. school board investigates a teacher accused of throwing a 6-year-old girl's shoes in the trash and making her walk barefoot. The girl's parents want her disciplined.
Know the Signs Some worries are to be expected. It’s not easy to walk into a new classroom with a new teacher and start from scratch every single year. Watch for these sneaky symptoms of anxiety as the new school year begins: changes in eating habits sleep disturbance clingy behavior meltdowns or tantrums nail […]
Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.
A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.
A motivational speaker took a moment of disrespect during his speech and turned it into a lesson. According to Pix11, Eric Thomas, a.k.a “The Hip Hop Preacher,” spoke off script during a speech he gave at Vashon High School in St. Louis on Feb. 22. According to the video, Vashon is one of the lowest […]
Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after cellphone video showed one slapping and kicking a teen while the officer stood by. Anthony Spence, 44, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault, second-degree child abuse by a custodian, and misconduct in office. Saverna Bias, 53, who was seen in the background as Spence hit the […]