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This is way too dope. On Monday, April 2, Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it will invest an additional $200 million towards Verizon Innovative Learning, providing immersive next-gen technology, teacher training, STEM curricula and connectivity to under-resourced students across the United States. Even better is the fact that you can nominate a middle school you think needs […]

Nothing touches the soul quicker than sounds of inspiration coming through the voice of innocent children. Baltimore’s Cardinal Shehan middle school choir rehearsal has gone viral after choir director Kenyatta Hardison posted a live Facebook video showcasing her students’ impeccable vocals and passionate performance. Hardison captioned the touching video, “Not perfect but Imperfectly perfect.”   […]

One middle school teacher is under major fire for an assignment she gave to her students that involved Kodak Black lyrics The music teacher told her sixth grade class to change Kodak’s lyrics in the song “Drowning” into positive lyrics, according to WSB-TV. But with this being a Kodak Black song, obviously there was some […]

Carlos Bell, a former Maryland instructional assistant and coach, was accused of sexually assaulting at least 24 students between May 2015 and June 2017. He is now hit with a 119-count indictment, according to WJLA.  Bell’s charges include 12 counts of child sexual abuse. He is also HIV-positive and was hit with three counts of […]

Things got out of hand at Stone Mountain Middle School in Georgia last Friday when a teacher and paraprofessional got into a brawl. The whole incident was caught on video and the two employees involved, Milan Ethridge and Brittany Randolph-Johnson, were fired from their positions. They were also arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. In the […]

With Donald Trump‘s surprising win over Hillary Clinton last week, the world seems to be getting more and more mean-spirited everyday. A California middle school teacher is under fire after being recorded telling minority students that their parents would be deported, leaving them to be placed in foster care following Trump’s victory. According to a […]

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An eighth-grader was reduced to tears and utter embarrassment last week when she was sent to the principal's office for simply wearing her natural hair.

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David Pfaff, a science teacher at Bailey Middle School, was seen snatching a chair from underneath one of his students.

Idris Elba made history by breaking a new record. The actor drove 180.36 mph in a Bentley, surpassing the 174.8 mph set by Sir Malcolm Campbell 88 years ago. The adventure was part of Discovery Channel’s new series Idris Elba: No Limits. [USA Today] A South African man claims three women forced him into a car at gunpoint, then drugged […]

A video clip of a California middle school vice principal telling a group of children he didn’t like the black students at the school is sparking outrage, the New York Daily News reports. The clip began circulating the web last Friday, after a group of African-American students from Fresno’s Scandinavian Middle School filmed vice principal Joe DiFilippo’s offensive comment. […]

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic lately, and President Barack Obama has decided to publicly share his thoughts concerning the issue. During a recent interview with VICE, the president suggested that young people should be focusing on the larger issues that affect our country — like climate change and the economy — rather […]