High School

NYC Gave Hundreds of High School Graduates Post-It Notes Instead of Diplomas

Graduation season is almost over, but hundreds of newly minted high school graduates in New York City have yet to recieve their diplomas thanks to a computer system glitch. Turns out that the company tasked with grading the students’ Regents exams, which are required to graduate, failed. So instead of diplomas, some students got post-it notes with their names written on them in Sharpies. 

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Meet America's Most Gangsta High School Nerd

Jessica Lee wins everything.

US Court Upholds $1 Mil for Latino Student Harassed in High School

One of the biggest awards ever issued in a high school racial harassment case was upheld by a New York Court on Monday.

White Students in Blackface Reenact Chris Brown-Rihanna Fight

Last Friday, three white high schools students

in Waverly, New York attended a pep-rally in black face and re-enacted a “scene” from the 2009 incident in which performer Chris Brown allegedly beat his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

DREAMers at NY High School Inspire Community to Drop The I-Word

A group of students at Flushing International High School (FIHS) that are part of a DREAM are raising awareness about the Drop the ‘I-Word Campaign and how the ‘I’ word impacts their life.

Mom Locked Up For Cheering Too Loudly at High School Graduation

A South Carolina mom was arrested on Saturday for cheering at her daughter’s high school graduation for yelling “yay, my baby made it” too loud.

Diane Tran, Jailed Texas Honor Student, Turns Down 100K

Earlier this week Diane Tran made national headlines after a Texas judge threw 17-year-old teen in jail for missing school.

More Than Half of Black Male Students in Oakland Schools May Drop Out

From kindergarten through 12th grade, black boys struggled with attendance, suspension, and maintaining a C average, according to the research reports.

Texas Judge Throws Working High School Student in Jail

A judge threw a 17-year-old 11th grade honor student n jail for tardiness and truancy at school but there is a lot more to the story.

Meet the Nguyen Seniors Whose Yearbook Quotes Went Viral

Meet Presentation High School seniors Alexandra, Angela, Angelica, Elizabeth, Emily, Isabella, Madeline, and Vi Nguyen who submitted senior quotes for the yearbook that once combined read “We know what you’re thinking, and no, we’re not related!”