After his initial reaction further enraged the public, Quebec's education minister has vowed to look into the strip searching of a 15-year-old student.
I showed up hungover, sent kids to Starbucks for coffee, and let my students do whatever they wanted. They loved me.
This week, we flashback to Fashion Cat's horrible high school years.
What started out as a fantasy straight out of a teen sex comedy became an uncomfortable experience that taught me more than I wanted to know about cruelty, desire, and power.
It's 1965 and photographer Scot Sothern is driving to St. Louis with his high school to see a basketball game. He downs a pint of rum and ends up naked in a hotel lobby at four in the morning.
In the midst of a global media outcry and a controversial publication ban, the man who took a life-ruining photo of an infamous Nova Scotian sexual assault victim that later committed suicide stood trial. Meanwhile, the man who assaulted her has escaped p…
A Tea Party–backed school board's proposal for a more right-wing curriculum led to two weeks of student walkouts and protests in the latest proxy battle in the American culture wars.
Modern schools are like prisons, stifling children's creativity and destroying their will to learn. This 19-year-old, who's already written two books on the subject, says we should get rid of them.
Do you know the story about the hot dog girl? It went something like this.
I went to a prom held by an elite high school in Romania and chatted with the girls about their dresses, their plans for the future, and how they prepared for the big party.
This is the story of Jesse Snodgrass, a kid with Aspergers Syndrome who was entrapped by an undercover cop posing as a student at Jesse's high school. This is the story of how the war on drugs preys on the most vulnerable.
In the final episode, Montefiore staff reach out to the family of Iriel to help brighten their holidays, while back at school the young student's violent outbursts continue to challenge her counselors.
After opening up old wounds through the history of residential school resentment, aboriginal Education Bill C-33 falls woefully short in its promise to improve on-reserve education.
On Chicago's West Side, there is a school for the city's most at-risk youth—the Moses Montefiore Academy. Most of the students at Montefiore have been kicked out of other schools for aggressive behavior, and many have been diagnosed with emotional disorde…
In episode six of Last Chance High, Cortez takes an emotional trip to the prison where his father is serving a life sentence for murder. Deeply affected by the visit, Cortez begins taking his medicine regularly and soon shocks his teachers with a n…
Crystal is picked up for shoplifting after disappearing for almost a week—and has left her mother on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Cortez prepares to head downstate to visit his father, who is serving a life sentence in prison for murder…
I'm extra careful when I smoke weed with newbies, but I wasn't always this cautious. The first time I got a newbie high, I thought he was going to die.
Crystal runs away from home leaving her mother to fear for the worst. Augustine visits the doctor to discuss a potentially life-threatening surgery to fix a deformation in his face, but makes progress back at school dealing with his anger issues brought o…
With the help of schools across the country, the US military is exploiting a loophole in the law to gather personal information on millions of Americans.
In part three, Montreal "Spanky" Almond reveals some of the trauma that may have caused him to lose his voice. Coach Williams reaches out, hoping to make a difference in the boy's life.
Six months ago, Montreal—nicknamed Spanky—suddenly lost the ability to speak intelligibly. Since then he has been bullied incessantly by some of the other kids in class at Montefiore. His teachers and counselors are working overtime to try and find out wh…
VICE News goes inside Moses Montefiore Academy, a school for Chicago's most at-risk youth, and the homes of students who are one mistake away from being locked up.
Our Weediquette columnist has only been arrested once, and miraculously, it wasn't for smoking pot.
When I was 16, a deranged math teacher named Sky Smith asked me if he could rent my mom's guest house to throw a pop concert. Without watching his YouTube videos, I said yes because I like money.