Independent voices from the TWT Communities
School board members voted unanimously on Tuesday to rename a year-old San Fernando Valley elementary school after Michelle Obama.
An atheist group is pointing fingers at the school board for a South Carolina valedictorian who ripped up his prepared remarks at a graduation ceremony and instead recited the Lord's Prayer.
Sometimes the best lessons are the ones that aren't planned. High school students in Batavia, Ill., recently received real-world training in the Bill of Rights unlike anything found in a textbook.
A former Navy chaplain is offering a reward to any student who says a prayer during a graduation ceremony at a school in Florida following the threat of a lawsuit by an atheist group aimed at banning religious utterances from the event.
There's a list of them in Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, Milwaukee, New York and the District, and major cities on the eastern and western ends of Pennsylvania have lists, too, as do other cities.
A second Connecticut town has decided to place armed guards in all of its public schools in an effort to curb violence in light of the Sandy Hook shootings.
A New Hampshire school board has decided to ban the game dodgeball and other so-called "human target" activities from being played in gym classes.
Dozens of striking teachers gathered Sunday at the police headquarters in Strongsville, Ohio, to protest people showing up to apply as substitute teachers.
Michelle Obama on Wednesday congratulated this Southern state for a more than 13 percent drop in its child obesity rates, saying its example should inspire the rest of the country.
The Loudoun County School Board is reaching the denouement of a multiyear deliberation about an application for a charter school that has strong ties to Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish Islamist. His followers have already started some 135 American charter schools.
The high school in Pete Seeger's upstate New York hometown has named its theater after the 93-year-old folk singer and his wife.
A former high school teacher is suing a central Michigan school district over her dismissal, which she claims was because she's a lesbian and led a club that celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Month.
An Alabama high school coach and teacher has been suspended from coaching football for 10 days and from teaching his psychology class for the rest of the year, because he was recorded by a student ranting against the first lady and homosexuals.
The Board of Education in Newtown, Conn., asked the town for funding in its upcoming budget for more armed police patrols to the community's four elementary schools.