Dad (wrongly?) slugs teaching assistant after teen alleges molestation

In Buddhism, it's taught that you should always keep your anger in check, for reacting in anger does nothing but perpetuate the negative karmic cycles...

Blogger launches anti-physical punishment campaign

Panthergirl, who has blogged for what seems like a dog's age over at The Dog's Breakfast, has launched a new blog devoted to making physical...

Fathers 4 Justice will be "household name" in US, says coordinator

Fathers 4 Justice, the father's rights organization in Britain that's become (in)famous for dads protesting in superhero costumes and for...

For your amusement: "Duck and cover" school video from 1951

Want a hilarious blast from the past? The Internet Archive hosts this video on "Duck and Cover", a production of the Department of Defense...

School nurses a thing of the past?

Remember the school nurse? I sure do. For most of middle school I was in her office at least twice a week, attempting to dream up a new excuse to get...

Disposable vs. cloth diaper debate rages in Britain

Sucks to be you, Great Britain. You blokes appear to be entering the throes of a debate we parents in the states have been having - uselessly, I might...

High School Musical party: How we survived

Last week, before my wife left to go cover Sundance, my eight-year-old daughter Neve asked if she could have a "High School Musical party"....

Teacher's missing iPod leads to student pat-down, enraging parents

You know, it's sad that a sixth grader thought it was okay to steal a personal piece of equipment valued at anywhere from $200 to $400. I feel for the...

Group to sue Nickelodeon, Kellogg to stop junk food advertising

Talk about a Quixotic quest. The Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood have served notice of...

Carnival of Homeschooling celebrates home-grown teaching and learning

Thanks to Glenn Reynolds' Instapundit for turning me on to the Carnival of Homeschooling, a collection of delicious links for those of us who have...

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