An 8-year-old student at St. Mary’s County school, was arrested after bringing a loaded gun to school.  Another student alerted the teachers that this student had a gun.  Both of his parents are active duty military members and the gun is believed to have come from his home.  The most important thing I think […]


A teacher in Pennsylvania, Kyle Byler, was suspended without pay on April 10th because he brought an electric griddle and made each student a whole grain pancake to eat during their PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) test. Man, I wish a teacher had made me breakfast when I was in school! UPDATE: Teacher not […]

A teacher from a Dallas suburb says she had to quit her job because of rude parents, bad kids and poor pay!  She posted pics from her classroom and her explanation that she posted on Facebook below!  A lot of people were commenting in response to her Facebook post which has gone viral and a […]

I think this is a really cool and creative way to punish the students for misbehaving. Instead of sitting in a class they have them exercising and meditating which is probably more beneficial to them so I’m all for this. What say you? Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Kruz Newz: Young Men in North Texas Got Free Suits for Prom, Job Interviews, Graduation & More Kruz Newz: Dick’s Sporting Goods to Ban […]

You can never go wrong when you mix hip hop and education. Sixth grade teacher Terrance Sims was well aware of that fact when he started using hip hop to get his students excited for class. Sims told The Shade Room, “I use hip-hop to engage my students academically.This song originally was to get our […]

LeBron James is known to be constantly helping kids find their passions and reach their potential.

One Miami woman took the term “overprotective mother” to a whole new level. Ernstlatta LaFrance is facing various charges for retaliating against a teen girl who fought her daughter. Everything started when LaFrance’s daughter got into a scuffle with a group of girls at a county fair. Following the incident, 30-year-old LaFrance, her daughter, and […]

Diddy is about to start giving back to Harlem in a major way.

Two Staten Island parents were hit with racism this past week when a chiropractor sent them racist threats. The spine specialist was arrested after sending threatening notes to a Black NYPD officer and a White crossing guard with a Black child. On Monday, the police officer, Ebony Glover, was sent a letter reading, “My next opportunity […]

The South Mountain Elementary School apologized for the assignment and took the drawings down from the school's hallway.