- NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Danny Murillo and Steven Czifra, former Pelican Bay prisoners who started the Underground Scholars Initiative, a program to help counsel former prisoners going to college.
- Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.(Image credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
- Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
Teacher revamps old Jeep with electric motor
GENEVA, Neb. (AP) — He had the car of his dreams, a $500 Jeep that had been rotting and rusting in a Hamilton County weed patch for so long he could save only its axles and transmission, steering wheel and grille. He also had dreams for this car.and more »
Teacher says she's in love with 13-year-old who impregnated her, but prison awaits - Kansas City StarABC10.com
Teacher says she's in love with 13-year-old who impregnated her, but prison awaits
Kansas City Star
A former Texas middle-school teacher who was impregnated by a 13-year-old student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Alexandria Vera, 25, was facing up to 30 years behind bars after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child in ...
Ex-teacher who got pregnant by student sentenced to 10 yearsABC10.com
Houston Teacher Sentenced To 10 Years For Sex With 13-Year-Old
- The Root
Wells Fargo Rejects Baltimore Teacher's 'Black Lives Matter' Debit Card
Like many others who bank at Wells Fargo, a Baltimore city school teacher wanted to design her bank card with something she felt was important. But when that “thing” turned out to be Black Lives Matter, the bank balked. Courtesy Rachel Nash via The ...and more »
Richmond teacher faces life in prison after being found guilty of child molestation
A sixth grade science and math teacher from Richmond was convicted Thursday of molesting over a dozen victims for several years, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Prosecutors said Ronald Guinto, 32, faces life in prison ...
Fukushima teacher threatens students with “Death Note”
An elementary school in Fukushima Prefecture held a meeting on Wednesday that to discuss incidents of one teacher telling students “I'll write your name in a Death Note!” During the meeting, the school reportedly apologized to the students' guardians.
Japanese Teacher Threatens to Write Students' Names in His 'Death Note'Geekall 3 news articles »
- Pre-K teacher takes home Golden Apple after mere months in the classroom
KOKI FOX 23
Normally, when FOX23 presents a Golden Apple Award, it is a complete surprise to the teacher, but we weren't sure how surprised this week's winner would be after we passed her in the hallway on the way to her classroom, so we changed things up a bit.
School drops substitute teacher accused of vulgar comments
WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa (KCCI) — Terry Williams and Komeasha Littleton told KCCI their 10-year-old son came home from school Tuesday and said his substitute teacher had been mean, and told the class that she did not like black people.and more »
Montebello Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Having Sexual ...
A high school teacher with the Montebello Unified School District was arrested Friday on suspicion of having a sexual relationship at his home with a 17-year-old ...
Montebello Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Statutory Rape of 17 ...NBC Southern California
Montebello teacher accused of sexual relationship with teen student ...FOX 11 Los Angelesall 6 news articles »
Week in review: crime in the East, local teacher hero, and Wood Ducks
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The second week of 2017 is in the books, and with it came a lot of news headlines. Eyes across the country were on Charleston, as the fate of convicted church shooter Dylan Roof was in the jury's hands. After deliberation, the ...and more »
Move to learn: Saltillo teacher blends walking, learning through grant - Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalNortheast Mississippi Daily Journal
Move to learn: Saltillo teacher blends walking, learning through grant
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Marley Helms is the “pace car”for the class as it participates in the “walking classroom” on Thursday at Saltillo Elementary. By Emma Crawford Kent. Daily Journal. SALTILLO – Every now and then, perusing Pinterest results in more than a slow-cooker ...and more »
- Oxford Eagle
Lindsey Sneed was chosen Oxford High School Teacher of the Year.
Oxford High School educator Lindsey Sneed was recently selected the school's Teacher of the Year for the 2016-17 school year. OHS seeks businesses for job shadowing. Oxford High School is looking for local business and organizations to partner with ...
- Ask any special ed teacher and they will probably tell you that paperwork is the bane of their jobs. These three teachers at Renaissance Academy in Utah have figured out how to keep it under control.(Image credit: Dan Krauss for NPR)
- Palm Beach Post
Retired Georgia teacher climbed Stone Mountain 300 times in 2016
Palm Beach Post
To some, she's mom. For others, she's a wife, teacher, friend, grandmother and coach. But something everyone can call the 66-year-old Georgia native is: Inspiring. >> Read more trending stories. Retired DeKalb County schoolteacher and coach Margie ...and more »
- The Decatur Daily
Decatur teacher charged with student sex continues to draw pay
The Decatur Daily
Decatur City Schools has paid a tenured teacher charged with having sex with two of her students, and who admitted in court filings to having a “romantic relationship” with at least one, almost $40,000 since putting her on leave in March, records show.
- Florida Times-Union
School board, Vitti debate how to best cope with district's teacher shortage
Fifteen weeks into the school year, Duval County's School Board hired 34 new and returning teachers. The district still needs nearly 200 more. Duval cannot dodge the ongoing national shortage of teachers. The lack of teachers is so severe that this ...
- Hayden-McFadden teacher embraces urban challenge, sets high expectations
In her parents' basement in East Bridgewater, she would lay out papers on a table for her students. Her friends or dolls would play the pupils, and little Maura would teach. “Being an only child, you are very creative,” said Eastman, now a mid-career ...and more »
- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Warrants: Teacher shot by Mankato officer was high on drugs
Minneapolis Star Tribune
MANKATO, Minn. — Court documents show that investigators suspect a biology teacher from the Twin Cities area was high on multiple drugs when he was fatally shot by a Mankato police officer who responded to a disturbance at a hotel. Search warrants ...
Report: Shakopee teacher high on drugs when fatally shot by copSW News Mediaall 8 news articles »
- Washington Post
Why Wells Fargo rejected a teacher's Black Lives Matter debit card design
Wells Fargo offers its customers the ability to personalize their credit and debit cards with images “that reflect what's important to you.” A family photo, a picture of your pet, your kid's artwork — “the choice is yours,” the banking giant ...
- Some of the most popular ideas in education aren't necessarily the best fixes.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
Authorities: Teacher high on drugs at time of fatal Mankato police encounter - TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressAuthorities: Teacher high on drugs at time of fatal Mankato police encounter
Chase Tuseth, a 33-year-old biology teacher from Eden Prairie, was fatally shot by a Mankato police officer during a struggle at the Country Inn & Suites on Highway 22 about 4 a.m. Sat., Dec. 31. (Photo from LinkedIn). By Mankato Free Press |. January ...and more »
- Kester honored as Volusia Teacher of the Year
Daytona Beach News-Journal
DAYTONA BEACH — Like he does most weekdays, Jason Kester left his home well before sunrise Friday to head to the grocery store and stock up on ingredients for a variety of cooking labs and demonstrations meant to teach his Mainland High students how ...and more »
Teacher's journey with inner-city students and their viral video land him on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" - Virginian-PilotVirginian-Pilot
Teacher's journey with inner-city students and their viral video land him on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
Michael Bonner and his second grade class made a video that helped the students read better. After the video went viral on social media, he appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday. Michael Bonner's class video. screenshot from video on ...
Try Not To Cry Watching This Inspiring Teacher Get Surprised On 'Ellen'Huffington Postall 7 news articles &
Teacher shortage is coming
The shortage coming in teaching is an educational tsunami. I held a teaching certificate for 20 years. I did not teach in public schools. My friend is retiring from teaching after 30 plus years and I have 12 teachers in the family that have all retired ...
Teacher cleared of assault allegations | WCNC.com
A local elementary school teacher has been cleared of wrongdoing following allegations of religious-based mistreatment of a student.
CMS: No evidence that teacher assaulted Muslim kindergarten studentWBTV
CMS: Police found no evidence teacher assaulted Muslim student ...Charlotte Observerall 3 news articles »
Texas Teacher Alexandria Vera Sentenced for Sexual Relationship ...
Alexandria Vera, an ex-middle school teacher who police say admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old student, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
Texas Middle School Teacher Who Became Pregnant With Student's ...KTLAall 7 news articles »
Bac Films Introduces 'Ava,' 'The Teacher' at UniFrance RDV (EXCLUSIVE)
Paris– Bac Films is launching sales on a duo of promising French movies, “Ava” and “The Teacher” at the UniFrance Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris. Starring French newcomer Noée Abita, “Ava” tells the tale of a young woman who finds out she is ...and more »
- After eight years in office, his list of accomplishments is as long as it is controversial.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
Hutcheson is Flagler Schools' Teacher of the Year
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Brandon Seminara from Flagler County Youth Center, awarded as Employee of the Year, stands on the stage next to the Flagler County School Board during the Teacher & Employee of the Year Awards 2017 in Palm Coast on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
Flagler Teacher, Employee of the Year announcedWJXT Jacksonvilleall 4 news articles »
- Bangkok Post
Teacher wrongly jailed for 1.5 years still seeking justice
Jomsap: 'The moment I was taken from the court to prison, I felt like a dead woman walking'. PRATUAN KAJHONVUTHINUN. - +. After serving a year and six months behind bars as a "scapegoat" in connection with a car accident case, a 54-year-old former ...and more »
- Washington Post
Fairfax superintendent proposes teacher pay raises in $2.8 billion budget
The acting superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools is proposing a $2.8 billion budget for next school year that includes $92 million to boost employee pay, a proposal that could be a tough sell after county voters rejected a meals tax that was ...
- Las Cruces Sun-News
Ex-LCPS teacher indicted on sexual contact charges
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES — A former Las Cruces Public Schools teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with 15-year-old student was indicted Thursday by a Doña Ana County grand jury on nine counts of criminal sexual contact, court records show.
Las Cruces teacher faces additional charges for alleged relationship with studentKFOX El Pasoall 2 news articles »
- Jazz puts Houston teacher in the national spotlight
Jose Antonio Diaz snaps his fingers and shuffles his feet as the trumpets blare around him. There are no classes today but the high school band director is hard at work. "Man, y'all playing pretty good," he says, doling out a hard-earned compliment to ...and more »
English Teacher in China Makes Nearly $2 Million Selling Lessons Online
Zhu Wei, an English teacher from China who started his own online tutoring company in 2015,has now made nearly $2 million in the midst of the country's flourishing English-teaching market. Zhu's live streaming course includes nine two-hour lessons for ...
Chinese English teacher earns millions by live-streaming his lessons to thousands onlineShanghaiistall 2 news articles »
Annika McKenzie, mom charged in teacher's beating, convicted
Annika McKenzie is on trial in Nassau County Court for assaulting a Hempstead middle school teacher. Mckenzie is seen after the trial adjourned for the day, Wednesday, January 4, 2017. (Credit: David L. Pokress). A Nassau County jury found a Hempstead ...
Nassau Mother Convicted of Assaulting Her Daughter's TeacherPatch.comall 2 news articles »
- WISN Milwaukee
Retired Slinger band teacher charged with sexual assault
A retired band teacher at Slinger High School was charged Wednesday with sexual assault of a student by school staff. Advertisement. David Hanke, 66, was charged with assaulting a then-student in September 2000 in his basement. The Washington County ...
Retired Slinger band teacher accused of sexually assaulting studentWTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)all 5 news articles »
West Henderson High teacher voluntarily resigns
HENDERSON COUNTY (WLOS) — A West Henderson High School teacher who was suspended in November in relation to the Devon Lategan investigation has voluntarily resigned. We're not releasing the teacher's name because no charges were filed ...and more »
- Tulsa World
Oklahoma lawmakers discuss teacher shortage at TPS legislative breakfast
Lawmakers and educators take part in a legislative breakfast at Memorial Junior High School in Tulsa, Okla., on Thursday, January 12, 2017. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World. Buy this photo · TPS Legislative Breakfast. MATT BARNARD ...and more »
- WRTV Indianapolis
Former teacher, coach arrested for child seduction in Crawfordsville
Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Charges of child seduction filed against former coach, teacher. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. CRAWFORDSVILLE ...and more »
South Greenville Elementary teacher, students featured on Ellen
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A couple months ago, 9OYS did a story on Michael Bonner and his second-grade class. On Thursday, the group from So… Trump reporter shutdown reflects unique communication strategy. 6:50 pm. Swansboro Fire Department ...and more »
- GOOD Magazine
Teacher Issues Homework Telling Girls How To Act On Dates, Infuriating Students
When the mother of a 16-year-old girl saw what her daughter brought home as a class-issued assignment, she was so dumbfounded she wasn't quite sure how to respond. Her daughter was enrolled in a class called “Adult Roles and Financial Literacy,” ...
Utah teacher tells students to go on a date, giving girls ridiculous guidelinesThe Friskyall 18 news articles »
Wylie piano teacher accused of sexually assaulting kids | WFAA.com
According to arrest warrants out of Collin County, the two students came forward to their mothers to reveal they were assaulted by 45-year-old Broderick ...
Wylie piano teacher accused of sexually assaulting children | Crime ...Dallas News
Wylie Piano Teacher Arrested, Charged With Sexual Assault of ...NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Neighbors Shocked By Piano Teacher's Arrest For Child Sexual AssaultCBS Localall
- Chicago Sun-Times
Former North Side teacher gets probation for abuse of teenage boy ...
A former Lincoln Park High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy won't serve any more jail time.
Former high school teacher sentenced for abusing 15-year-oldThe Daily Progressall 2 news articles »
- Survivors of campus sexual assault and their allies are imploring President-elect Trump's nominee for education secretary to continue cracking down on schools who don't take the issue seriously.
- AOL News
High school teacher suspended after tweeting disparaging comment about Obama
A social studies teacher at West Virginia's Huntington High School was suspended after county administrators learned about her history of allegedly tweeting racist and anti-Muslim sentiments, reports WSAZ. Students and school employees brought the ...and more »
False River teacher charged, fired after suspected tryst with kid in a car - KALB News (press release)KALB News (press release)
False River teacher charged, fired after suspected tryst with kid in a car
KALB News (press release)
NEW ROADS, La. (WBRZ) - According to WBRZ in Baton Rouge, a private school teacher is facing misdemeanor attempted carnal knowledge of a juvenile charges. The female teacher, Skylar Russell was fired yesterday. Russell taught at False River ...
Ellen DeGeneres surprises teacher who helped his class go viral
Ellen DeGeneres welcomed a group of musicians who have been making waves on social media for Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. No, it wasn't Fifth Harmony or One Direction, but a second-grade class. During a taping of The Ellen ...
Ellen DeGeneres surprises South Greenville Elementary teacher, starts GoFundMe pageWCTI12.com
Winston-Salem State Alumnus, NC School Teacher Surprised on EllenWFMYNews2.c
- Yakima Herald-Republic
Former Kennewick teacher charged with raping teen
Superior Court Judge Alex Ekstrom defines a no contact order regarding the victims to Tonie Ann Reiboldt, 43, after the Horse Heaven Hills Middle School physical education teacher was charged with sending sexually explicit photos and videos to male ...
Former Kennewick teacher charged with third-degree rapeKEPR 19all 3 news articles »
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