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Parents Furious Over Apparent Use Of ‘Scream Rooms’ Inside Connecticut Elementary School

CBS New York 01/13/2012
Parents Furious Over Apparent Use Of ‘Scream Rooms’ Inside Connecticut Elementary School

Parents in a Connecticut suburb are outraged over disturbing disciplinary actions at a local elementary school. They claim students are being locked in unsupervised “scream rooms,” where some children have harmed themselves, reports CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez.

Hong Kong school closed in bird flu scare

Sin Chew Jit Poh 12/17/2011
Georgia School Math Assignment References Slavery, Beatings

Figuring out how many oranges were picked by slaves and how many beatings per day Frederick Douglass received was allowed to help teach elementary students their multiplication and division tables at one school.

Hong Kong school closed in bird flu scare

A Hong Kong school was closed on Friday after a dead bird found in the southern Chinese city was tested positive for the deadly H5 strain of the bird flu virus, health officials said.

Toilet paper restrictions imposed on schoolchildren in Spain in latest austerity cuts

Schoolchildren in Catalonia are the latest victims of austerity cuts with authorities instructing them to limit their use of lavatory paper in a bid to save money.

School's cool ... Ansford

A HEADTEACHER got a roasting yesterday for turning the school heating OFF on one of the coldest days of the year — to save the planet.

Students at the The Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Michigan are being taught what to do when children ask for toys that parents can't afford or for Santa's help finding their parents a job

It will soon be time for every child to draw up their list for Santa. But now they could be in for something of a surprise - when Santa asks them to take a few things off of it.The largest Santa school in the U.S. has been advising its students on how to lower children's expectations in the economic downturn.

Asian Americans most bullied in US schools: study

Asian Americans endure far more bullying at US schools than members of other ethnic groups, with teenagers of the community three times as likely to face taunts on the Internet, new data shows.

Consequences: Schools officials are investigating after the unamed female guard used the powerful weapon

A middle school security guard used pepper spray on children after a food fight broke out in the cafeteria. Schools officials are investigating after the unnamed female guard used the powerful weapon to break up a fight during lunch at Lafayette-Winona Middle School in Norfolk, Virginia.

HK Chief Executive to students: Don't fear competition

Chief Executive Donald Tsang encourages young people not to fear competition from Mainland students and to have confidence in themselves and society.


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