School suspends student for taping her bullying teacher!

Hard to believe, but true – what’s extraordinary is the reason: An 11-year-old Florida girl was suspended from school after she recorded her fifth-grade teacher threatening and bullying other students. The evidence Brianna Cooper recorded was enough to get the teacher fired from Samuel Gaines Academy in Fort Pierce, about two hours north of Miami.…

Myth: majority of public schools students are in poverty

I thought this was bogus as soon as I read about it; Alex Tabarrok is on the case: Frankly I suspect that this study was intended to confuse the media by conflating “low-income” with “below the poverty line”. Indeed, why did this study grab headlines except for the greater than 50% statistic? It is very…