Some entrepreneurial students in Massachusetts are using the restrictions on school lunches as a way to make a little extra money. A black market for chocolate syrup is forming. The sugary substance sells for 50 cents a squeeze.
A school district in south Florida is expected to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender history month. During LGBT History Month, a different “icon” is recognized every day.
The New York City Department of Education is supplying morning-after pills to students. It has become a practice in at least 13 schools. Making the practice even more controversial is that parents are not notified when the school nurse gives girls emergency contraceptives.
In an illustration of American foreign policy so elegantly simplified that even the most un-informed among American citizens can see that it is flawed, former President Bill Clinton explained on Sunday what destabilized Mideast countries like Libya need the most: Wal-Mart.
These days, everyone from your neighbor to your employer and, hopefully, you may be developing preparedness plans in the event of bioterrorist attacks or flu pandemics. Unfortunately, your child’s school is likely to be very unprepared.
In an interview last week, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura summed up the upcoming Presidential election in his own words as one that leaves voters without a choice.
Representative Darrel Issa (R-Calif.) likened President Barack Obama to former notoriously paranoid President Richard Nixon last week because Obama reportedly keeps an “enemies list.”
If you go to get your driver’s license in New Jersey, put on your sad face. The State has banned “big” smiles, saying they interfere with facial-recognition technology. The policy has been in effect all year, but it has not been talked about much.
Praying before a game is a tradition in many football programs. But the University of Tennessee recently re-evaluated the process after a group complained. The Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote a letter to Chancellor Jimmy Cheek, urging the school to stop the ritual.
Some consumer groups are working to convince the U.S. Department of Agriculture to remove tuna from school cafeterias after a study found variable levels, sometimes higher than those allowed by Federal guidelines, of mercury in cans of the fish.