The "Starting Point" team discuss the story of Zachary Aufderheide, who was punished with a two day in-school suspension because his long hair violates school dress code. Does the rule make sense in this case?
Jack Welch, fmr. CEO of GE talking about criticizing the BLS in a new Wall Street Journal op-ed.
Today's Tough Call: One high school in Germany has banned homework, and here's why.
Germany has done away with one year of high school, meaning students now spend longer days in the classroom...sometimes until 6:00pm to complete the required work. So they're doing away with homework as a test, to give kids a chance to unwind a bit.
We want to hear from you: Is this a good idea?
CNN’s Nevada affiliate KTVN asked Ann Romney if she had any concerns about her husband being president. Her answer has been criticized by the media, but is it worth the discussion?
Does the beer you drink tell which way you will vote?
Our tough call sees how much truth there is in a survey that says that Sam Adams' drinkers tend to vote Republican and Heineken drinkers are strongly Democrat.
Out panelists Richard Socarides, Suzy Welch, and Ryan Lizza debate whether Victoria's Secret's new sexy little geisha outfit is offensive or not.
Radio talk show host Buzz Bishop started a heated debate after admitting that his 5-year-old son is his favorite of his two sons in a post about his first son’s birth. In a second post titled, “Admit it. You have a favorite kid. I do,” he said that he doesn’t love either of his sons more than the other. He just likes one more.
Today’s tough call hails from a tiny town in Texas. Should bible verses be allowed on school banners if the football team plows right through them before a game?
Someone filed a complaint to the school and officials decided to ban the bible verses. But many parents and students say faith and football are both firm aspects of the community and want them back.
This morning, the "Starting Point" team debates whether the verses should be allowed on the banners.
Father/daughter dances and mother/son ballgames are now banned in the Cranston, Rhode Island school district after the ACLU declared the events in violation of the state's gender discrimination laws.
The ACLU issued a quote regarding the events, writing, "Public schools have no business fostering the notion that girls prefer to go to formal dances while boys prefer baseball games. This type of gender stereotyping only perpetuates outdated notions of 'girl' and 'boy' activities and is contrary to federal law."
Soledad O'Brien and the Starting Point team weigh in on the school's decision to cancel the events on the show this morning.
Just hours before the New Orleans Saints/Carolina Panthers kick off yesterday, the NFL pulled side judge Brian Stropolo from the game after ESPN outed him as a rabid Saints fan through pictures he posted on Facebook.
The NFL insists that replacement refs are subjected to the same background checks as the full-time refs, but Stropolo's allegiance to the Saints somehow slipped through the cracks.
Soledad O'Brien and the Starting Point team weigh in on the incident on the show this morning.