New Rules Allow Doctors to Prescribe ADHD Meds for Mood Disorders, Mild Anxiety, SATs

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Psychiatric Association today announced that it has changed the medical definition of ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) to allow participating psychiatrists to prescribe medications such as Ritalin and Adderall for a wider range of symptoms, ranging from severe over-activity to mildly-annoying behavior to a student’s upcoming exam. “We felt that the perceived benefits of enhanced mental-capacity brought about by…

Teach The Controversy Bill Allows Teachers to Teach “Pretty Much Whatever They Feel Like”

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A newly constructed high school in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools district is the first public school in the United States to embrace the Discovery Institute’s “Teach the Controversy” philosophy in its curriculum. While “Teach the Controversy” campaigners typically only challenge biology-related concepts that undermine the theory of evolution, Kirk Cameron High School’s new approach empowers teachers to teach…