Education

Top law school grad Guy Padraic Hamilton-Smith banned from bar exam, he’s a registered sex offender

January 6, 2014
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His lawyer claims he is a sex addict who downloaded child porn by accident,

Guy Padraic Hamilton-Smith, 30, graduated in the top third of his law school class at the University of Kentucky, but the state Supreme Court blocked him from taking the bar exam because he is a...

CA HS teacher Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28 arrested, had 16 yr-old student’s baby

July 3, 2013
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Well, isn’t that special.

A Redlands, Calif., high school teacher who allegedly gave birth to a baby fathered by a teen student has been arrested for having sex with the male pupil.

Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, was arrested Monday evening after being questioned at her home in Redlands.

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The 28-year-old woman gave...

University Tells Student to Remove Cross Necklace

July 3, 2013
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A Sonoma State University student was ordered to remove a cross necklace by a supervisor who thought other students might find it offensive, in a case that prompted even one campus official to speculate that “political correctness got out of hand.”

via University Tells Student to Remove Cross Necklace | FOX News...

Aww: Dylan Meehan and Brad Taylor – Gay Boys Win ‘Cutest Couple’ at NY High School

June 4, 2013
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Aww:

The duo voted “cutest couple” in the senior class at a suburban New York high school say they’re getting teased about it — but not because they’re both boys.

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Grant Acord, 17 planned to attack his school with bombs

May 25, 2013
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An Oregon high school student is being charged with attempted murder after the authorities say he planned to attack his high school with bombs.The student, 17-year-old Grant Acord, was taken to a juvenile jail Thursday night after police received a tip that the youth was making a bomb to blow up...

Teacher Kathleen Cawthorne seduced minor, skates with diagnosis of ‘hypersexuality’

May 25, 2013
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I got your ‘gender parity’ right here. Married Virginia teacher Kathleen Cawthorne sent multiple sexual images of herself to a male 17 year-old high school student before eventually meeting up to have sex in a field. She pled guilty to several charges and was sentenced to 11 years. Now, a judge has...

Duh! Nanny Bloomberg hails 60′s Liberalism, denounces ‘Extremist’ NRA in Commencement Address

May 20, 2013
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I guess it didn’t occur to this genius that this first line of his makes absolutely no sense. Maybe he was high, like everyone else in the 60′s? The people he was speaking to weren’t even born in the 1960′s. How ‘their generation’ has been making a difference since then is, well, a...

Jack Levin (with a preface by his son, Mark Levin), George Washington: The Crossing

May 20, 2013
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With the warm-hearted patriotism and passion he brought to his beautiful volume Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Illustrated, Jack E. Levin now illuminates a profound turning point of the American Revolution: the decisive Battle of Trenton and its prelude—General George Washington leading his broken and ailing troops in a fleet of small...

FLOTUS gave ‘stirring speech’ to Nashville HS off campus thanks to ‘rats, radon, water damage, mold, crumbling walls and leaky ceilings’

May 18, 2013
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Okay, this is a goof, right?

First Lady Michelle Obama told graduates from Nashvilles Martin Luther King Jr High School to carve their own path, work hard and show grit and determination at her commencement speech today.

But little did she know that teachers and students at the Tennessee school, have shown more...

Hofstra Junior Andrea Rebello pleaded for her life before being brutally murdered in front of twin sister, Jessica

May 18, 2013
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This just reads like a horrific crime.

Andrea Rebello (right), has been shot dead by a masked intruder during an invasion of the home she shares with her twin sister Jessica (left). The suspect was also shot dead at the scene

Neighbors of the Hofstra University sorority girl who was fatally shot...

Dallas elementary school teacher Vibha Marks leaves 1 yr-old in car, child dies

May 17, 2013
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The child, Victoria Marks, just celebrated her first birthday on Thursday. My God, how tragic. What on earth was Vibha Marks thinking? The details in the news story are simply chilling.

A 1-year-old child who was left in a vehicle parked in the faculty lot of Frank Guzick Elementary School Friday afternoon died at...

Ivone Oliviera, Long Island Teacher’s Aide Accused of Sexting Student

May 17, 2013
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It’s getting to the point where it’s a feature not a bug when it comes to education today. Man, I was born too early; although most of these hot to trot teachers and aides like Ivone Oliviera here aren’t really my cuppa, if you know what I mean.

A Long Island teacher’s aide who...

Hofstra University Sorority House Wild West Shoot-out with police: Female Student, Armed Suspect Killed

May 17, 2013
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A Hofstra University student and an armed suspect were fatally shot during a break-in at a Long Island home, police said Friday.Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack said a man with a ski mask forced his way into the house at 213 California Ave. in Uniondale at 2:30 a.m. Three...

Video: Deer crashes through windshield of PA bus, gets let out of open door

May 15, 2013
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Whoa. Must see video below the fold. You can also click the photo to enlarge.

A white-tailed deer crashed through the windshield of a moving city bus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania Tuesday evening, and then leapt through the open front door that the stunned bus driver had opened. (more…)

NV Teacher Amanda Brennan charged for ‘kissing and spooning’ with 15-year-old male student

May 15, 2013
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Add Amanda Brennan, 24, of Nevada to the ever growing list of female teachers seemingly unable to keep their hands off of their young students.

A 24-year-old high school teacher from Nevada has been arrested for allegedly dating one of her male students – but police do not believe the illicit tryst went...

Columbia University seeks to change 1920′s era whites-only fellowship bequest

May 15, 2013
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Note they aren’t simply giving up the money and haven’t in almost 100 years.

Columbia University is seeking to change the terms of a fellowship that can only be awarded to white students from Iowa.

The Lydia C. Roberts Graduate Fellowship stipulates that money be given only to “a person of the...

Principal Jamille Miller-Brown suspends teen for posting her mug shot after police refuse to arrest him

May 12, 2013
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Long story short – student discovers old mugshot of school principal Jamille Miller-Brown and, of course, posts it to the Internet. Principle Jamille Miller-Brown is not amused and wants the student arrested; however, the police refuse. So she suspends the student. And now the whole world gets to see principal Jamille Miller-Brown’s mugshot...

Video: ‘Touch His Freakin’ Heart,’ Student Rants at Teacher in Viral Video

May 11, 2013
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Certain to attract attention but I suspect there’s a bit more to it than one gone viral video. Face it, the kid isn’t exactly a model of intellectualism. Listen to the whole thing.

ABC News’ Stephanie Mendez and Lawrence Dechant report:

A Texas high school student’s rant against his teacher has gone...

What about guns? 11 Boston Public School staffers found with rap sheets

May 10, 2013
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Given that this is probably the case throughout the nation – public school systems having no idea at all how many people with rap sheets they employ – how is it government would presume to know anything and everything about a private citizen before they are permitted to purchase a firearm?

They...

Photo: Ancient quarry used to build Jerusalem found

May 9, 2013
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Okay, this is cool.

A huge quarry, along with tools and a key, used by workers some 2,000 years ago, have been discovered during an excavation in Jerusalem prior to the paving of a highway, the Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA) announced.

The first-century quarry, which fits into the Second Temple Period (538...

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