Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Friday that she would not attend a planned "Free Speech Week" at the University of California at Berkeley.
The circus is returning to the University of California, Berkeley, as a sequel to rioting in February by black-clad protesters angered by the campus visit of conservative speaker Milo Yiannapolous.
The four-day long event -- organized by a student group called Berkeley Patriot in conjunction with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’ MILO Inc. -- has become a major concern for officials at UC-Berkeley worried about seeing more violent counter-protests, like the ones that have plagued the school this year during speeches by conservative and alt-right speakers.
Lydia Christine Johnson, a former Spanish teacher at Dakota High School in Macomb Township, has been accused of embezzling more than $30,000 from the school and using it to gamble.
A New Jersey high school student has launched a petition calling on his principal to rid the school’s mascot of all ties to Native American culture.
In an unprecedented step, the University of California system is preparing to give at least $300,000 to help UC Berkeley pay the security costs for right-leaning controversial speakers during the campus' “Free Speech Week,” with the system's president quipping "free speech is not free."
While the reasons why these teachers are allowed to continue working in classrooms after their arrests are many – school district’s contracts with teachers unions, loopholes in background checks and deficient employee training are just a few – activists and politicians have in recent years started pushing for mandates that would prohibit the practice of “passing the trash.”
The parents of a 5-year-old boy in California are speaking out after their son was suspended from school for allegedly making a “terroristic” threat when he told his teacher there was a bomb in his backpack.
A Florida elementary school teacher's letter asking fifth-grade students to use gender-neutral pronouns in the classroom reportedly concerned some parents in the district, with one asking "what would your reaction be?"
Two separate online petitions calling for the firing of a New York professor who tweeted that it is a privilege to have “future dead cops” as students have gathered a total of more than 1,000 signatures so far.
Should children in kindergarten be taught about transgender people? That’s the question at the center of a controversy that erupted in June after a transgender student at Rocklin Academy Gateway, a charter school in northern California, brought the children’s book “I Am Jazz” to school to share with classmates.
A student military association at Columbia University’s law school is disappointed by a dean’s letter last week that implied military recruiters are only welcome on campus because the school needs federal funding.
The University of Virginia is removing Confederate plaques from its Rotunda, strengthening its ban on open flames and giving funds from an old KKK donation to the Charlottesville violence victims as it grapples with the Aug. 11 white supremacist march on its bucolic campus.
A New York professor who tweeted that teaching “future dead cops” is a “privilege” – provoking outrage from the city’s police leaders – was placed on administrative leave on Saturday by his employer.
A Detroit-area teacher is on leave after an 11-year-old boy said he was physically forced out of his chair during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Columbia University Law School can't prevent the U.S. military from recruiting on campus, but it's welcoming them with “vociferous objection” because of President Trump’s transgender ban, the school's dean wrote in a blistering missive to students.
While neither officials at the University of California nor the city of Berkeley have said how much they will spend on security, the number is expected to far surpass the $600,000 spent for Ben Shapiro's speech as the college town has been hit this year by a number of violent – and costly -- protests targeting conservative speakers.
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro tweeted a dismissive message to would-be protesters ahead of his appearance at the University of California-Berkeley Thursday night.
The police, city officials and campus administrators are braced for mayhem.
Lawyers representing a group of students and a professor urged the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to remove a Confederate statue Wednesday, claiming the monument violates federal anti-discrimination laws.