- When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.(Image credit: Daniel Fishel for NPR)
- A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.(Image credit: Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop)
- KTNV Las Vegas
Henderson teacher arrested for indecent behavior
KTNV Las Vegas
On Feb. 9, Henderson Police responded to Brown Middle School, located at 307 Cannes St., to investigate inappropriate behavior between Shultz and three students enrolled in his science class. The victims, who are 13- to14-year-old females, reported ...
Henderson police arrest middle school teacher on suspicion of indecency toward minorsLas Vegas Review-Journal
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- Drop in teacher training recruits revealed
There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England and Wales. The latest figures show a 6.9% drop in acceptances on to teacher training courses for this year. Head teachers ...and more »
- Former karate teacher charged with soliciting homicide from jail
A former karate instructor jailed on charges he sexually assaulted several students has been accused of concocting “an elaborate criminal plan to intimidate victims, recruit witnesses to perjure themselves and obstruct the prosecution in five criminal ...and more »
- KEPR 19
Former teacher and martial arts coach pleads guilty to molestation
BENTON COUNTY, Wash -- A former Kennewick High School math teacher and martial arts coach pleaded guilty to third degree child molestation Wednesday morning. 48-year old Oscar Garnica appeared before a Benton County judge. The judge read a ...and more »
- KFDM-TV News
Central HS teacher indicted for theft reached settlement with Beaumont ISD
JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Central High School teacher and former sponsor of the school's Sassy Silks flag team who was indicted for theft by a public servant agreed to a settlement with the Beaumont Independent School District stripping her of ...and more »
I shot my boyfriend because he was going to kill me, teacher testifies
MORRISTOWN -- A former elementary school teacher charged with murder asserted a claim of self-defense immediately upon taking the stand Wednesday afternoon. Virginia Vertetis was asked by her attorney to explain why she shot her boyfriend, retired ...and more »
- Kansas City Star (blog)
The teacher who flunked Frank Mason: a Kansas basketball success story
Kansas City Star (blog)
To really tell the story of how one of the great success stories in Kansas basketball began with a failure, we need to find a high school teacher in Virginia. So, a phone number is dialed and on the third ring a sweet voice answers. The woman sounds ...and more »
Ex-Teacher Accused of Kidnapping Student, 15, Rubbed Her Back When They First Met: Teen's Sister - PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com
Ex-Teacher Accused of Kidnapping Student, 15, Rubbed Her Back When They First Met: Teen's Sister
When missing freshman Mary Catherine Elizabeth Thomas first met teacher Tad Cummins at the Culleoka Unit High School in Tennessee, she got a creepy impression, her older sister reveals to PEOPLE. Sarah Thomas says she was with her 15-year-old ...
Teacher Researched Teen Marriage Online Before Kidnapping 15-Year-Old Student: InvestigatorsInside Edition
Ex-teacher accused of
Brian Westbrook surprises Phoenixville teacher with award
Westbrook was chosen to present the Citadel Heart of Learning Award. A program launched 16 years ago to thank area teachers for all they do. (WPVI). WPVI. By Jeannette Reyes. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 06:26PM. PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) --.and more »
- KETV Omaha
OPS teacher arrested, charged with allegedly distributing meth
Stull is a physical education teacher at Highland Elementary School, according to the school's website. OPS spokesperson Monique Farmer issued the following statement: The Sarpy County Sheriff's Department contacted District Administration during ...
OPS elementary teacher arrested in meth trafficking investigationWOWTall 6 news articles »
- Chicago Tribune
Eisenhower teacher fired over allegedly 'bullying' student into ...
An Eisenhower driver's ed teacher has been fired after telling a student who wouldn't stand for the Pledge of Allegiance that he wouldn't ride with him.and more »
- 13abc Action News
Former Springfield High School teacher faces felony sex charges ...
A former Springfield High School math teacher is facing felony charges based on accusations he had a sexual relationship with a student. Kyle McKinch, 28, of ...
Former Springfield schools teacher charged with sexual battery of ...13abc Action Newsall 3 news articles »
- New York Post
Teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she's innocent: lawyer
New York Post
The lawyer of the smiling Texas high school teacher accused of fondling a male student said his client looks so cheerful in her mugshot because she's innocent, according to a report. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, “engaged in sexual contact” with a 17-year-old ...
Texas Teacher, 27, Accused of Improper Relationship with 17-Year-Old Male StudentPEOPLE.com
Married Lockhart teacher accused of sexual relat
- Edmonds ex-teacher caught in sex sting pleads guilty
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A former Washington state middle school teacher who was arrested in an undercover sex sting operation has pleaded guilty to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. The Daily Herald reports Bryson Condotta pleaded ...and more »
Webster teacher Terrance Hoctor arrested, accused of unlawful ... - Rochester Democrat and ChronicleRochester Democrat and Chronicle
Webster teacher Terrance Hoctor arrested, accused of unlawful ...
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A Webster teacher accused of filming two students as they changed clothing in a school bathroom has been arrested.
Webster police: Teacher recorded two students changing in school bathroomNews 10NBCall 5 news articles »
- In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
'A big hole has been left in Lexington.' Longtime Fayette County teacher dies of crash injuries - Lexington Herald Leader'A big hole has been left in Lexington.' Longtime Fayette County teacher dies of crash injuries
Lexington Herald Leader
Jennifer Smith was a longtime math teacher in Fayette County. She died Tuesday night of injuries she suffered in a crash Friday afternoon. Courtesy of Marian Moore Sims. By Morgan Eads. email@example.com. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit ...
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- Daily Record
Ex-Parsippany Hills teacher who sexted student due back in court
MORRISTOWN - Jenna Leahey, a former Parsippany Hills High School English teacher and field hockey coach, is expected to be sentenced April 10 on her guilty plea to trading sexually explicit texts with a male junior student in 2013. Leahey, now 35 and ...
- BBC News
Missing Tennessee student: From kissing allegation to manhunt
(CNN) A nationwide manhunt continues for an armed Culleoka, Tennessee, teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student just weeks after he was investigated for kissing her in his classroom, police say. Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas have been ...
Tennessee fugitive teacher was seen kissing abducted girlBBC News
Tennessee teacher had been reported kissing missing studentWPSD Local 6
Lawyer: Teacher seen kissing
Anatomy teacher all smiles after student-sex bust
(FOX NEWS) Married Texas teacher Sarah Fowlkes couldn't wipe the smile off her face for her mugshot after being accused of romping with a 17-year-old student, the Houston Chronicle reported. Fowlkes, 26, was suspended from her job as an anatomy and ...
- Palm Beach Post (blog)
PBC teacher blasts Booking.com commercial as “teacher-bashing ...
Palm Beach Post (blog)
By now, millions of people probably have seen Booking.com's “kindergarten” commercial, which features a frazzled teacher surrounded by a classroom of ...and more »
- A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
- Elementary school teacher Ron Morris of Riverside, California goes a step beyond to understand his students' backgrounds. It's one way Morris incorporates the culture of his students in the classroom.
- NBC Bay Area
Secretly Recorded Video Shows SF Teacher Admitting to Striking Students
NBC Bay Area
A teacher who is on leave to work for the labor union in San Francisco is under investigation Tuesday night after a newly released, secretly recorded video shows the man talking about how he has assaulted students and gotten away with it. Jean Elle ...and more »
- KOMO News
Grays Harbor music teacher arrested for inappropriate contact with ...
AMANDA PARK, Wash. -- A fourth-grade music teacher in the Lake Quinault School District has been arrested and is accused of inappropriately touching 9- and ...
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- Ex-teacher charged with child sex abuse was subject of previous DC investigation
A former D.C. elementary school teacher who was arrested last month on charges that he sexually abused three of his students was the subject of a previous investigation into his interactions with children, according to school and police officials.
- CBS Chicago
Teacher Fired After Confronting Student Who Sat For Pledge « CBS ...
CHICAGO (CBS) — Eisenhower High School, in Blue Island, has fired a driver's education teacher who refused to let a student take lessons in his car, after the ...
Teacher Fired After Denying Lessons to Student Who Sat For ...NBC Chicago
Popular suburban teacher fired for confronting student who refused ...WGN-TVall 4 news articles »
- In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.(Image credit: Joseph Amditis/Flickr)
- Kitsap Sun
Teacher, athlete remembered for her passion
SILVERDALE — The spin bike that Amy Higgins liked best at the Haselwood Family YMCA will be adorned Tuesday with balloons and flowers in her memory. The 5:15 a.m. class, where Higgins spent so many hours, will have a moment of silence to honor the ...
No charges filed against Tulare Union High School teacher accused of sexually abusing student - KFSN-TVKFSN-TV
No charges filed against Tulare Union High School teacher accused of sexually abusing student
Police arrested Tulare Union High School teacher Juan Javier Sanchez, 44, last Thursday after investigators said he molested a student over a four-week period on campus during school hours. (KFSN). KFSN. By Brian Johnson. Monday, March 20, 2017 06: ...
- The Durango Herald
Ideas to resolve teacher shortage clash in Denver
The Durango Herald
DENVER – The hearing for Barbara McLachlan's first bill in the Colorado General Assembly ended on a 7-5 party-line vote in its favor, but proceedings were far tenser than expected as ideas to solve the growing teacher shortage clashed. “It's one of ...and more »
Unions have concern with teacher impropriety bill
A bill by state Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, right, would require anyone who applies for a job at a public school to disclose if he or she has ever been investigated for improprieties with a minor. Mark Wiggins, left, with the Association of Texas ...and more »
- Salt Lake Tribune
Editorial: Utah should have kept teacher mentoring program
Salt Lake Tribune
The hole Utah would have to climb out of if it were to become merely average in our state's per-pupil spending is so deep that our elected officials are always on the lookout for shortcuts, work-arounds or gimmicks that might make up at least some of ...and more »
- Pensacola News Journal
Escambia County teacher accused of punching autistic student
Pensacola News Journal
An Escambia County teacher has been arrested after an autistic child complained she punched him in the head. Sharon Jones, 66, faces one count of cruelty toward a child for the alleged incident, in which Jones said she was just trying to restrain the ...
Lockhart teacher accused of having improper relationship with student
The Lockhart school district said it first received a report about the relationship on March 10. District officials emailed parents on Monday to notify them of the teacher's arrest and suspension. A Lockhart High School science teacher has been ...
High school teacher arrested for improper relationship with studentWJLA
Lockhart High teacher charged with improper relationship with a ...KVUE.com
- The Detroit News
Former teacher writes book about Bashara murder case
The Detroit News
Andrew Morlan was on vacation in Puerto Rico five years ago when he said he struck up a conversation with a man wearing a Detroit Tigers hat. When the stranger found out Morlan was from Metro Detroit, the first question he asked was: “What's new in the ...
- News & Observer (blog)
PolitiFact NC: Phil Berger's claim about teacher pay raises is misleading
News & Observer (blog)
One of North Carolina's most powerful Republican lawmakers said that he and his GOP colleagues have raised average teacher pay in North Carolina by more than 15 percent in three years. PolitiFact NC looked into that claim and ruled it Mostly False.
'A tremendous blessing': Special Education teacher awarded brand new car
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- A special education teacher at Oscar F. Smith High School received a life-changing gift, Thursday night. Not only was he named the 2017 Teacher of the Year, but he was given a brand new 2017 Chevy Cruze at no cost.
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- Local 10
Teacher arrested on child abuse, battery on law enforcement officer charges
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A Miami-Dade County teacher was arrested Sunday on battery on a law enforcement officer and child abuse charges, Miami-Dade court records show. Saryna Parker has taught eighth grade science at South Dade Middle School ...and more »
Juelke named Fargo School District's 2017 Teacher of the Year
FARGO - Leah Juelke, a language arts instructor for English learners at South High School, is the Fargo School District's 2017 Teacher of the Year. Juelke, a 2001 graduate of Fargo South and a North Dakota State University alumna, was honored Monday, ...and more »
Central Texas teacher arrested, allegedly had sexual contact 'with intent to arouse' student - mySanAntonio.commySanAntonio.com
Central Texas teacher arrested, allegedly had sexual contact 'with intent to arouse' student
Sarah Madden Fowlkes, 26, faces a charge of improper relationship between an educator and a student, a second-degree felony. Photo: Lockhart Police Department. Image 2 of 25. Over the past five years, the TEA opened investigations into nearly 900 ...and more »
- Local 10
Pines Middle School teacher says teen was aiming at victim's chest before stabbing
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A Pines Middle School teacher who was stabbed while trying to break up a fight between two girls spoke to Local 10 News on Monday. "The only thing I thought about was trying to prevent something tragic from happening if I could," ...
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High school teacher arrested for improper relationship with student
LOCKHART, Texas (KEYE) - The Lockhart Police Department says a female teacher at Lockhart High School turned herself in after they issued a warrant for her arrest for an improper relationship with a male student. Police say Sarah Madden Fowlkes, 26, ...and more »
- CBS Local
Teacher Described As Expert Skier Dies In Fall On Pikes Peak
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A Colorado Springs middle school was closed on Monday following the death of a teacher. Rachel Dewey died in a skiing accident on Sunday. Investigators say she was skiing with her husband and three sons in an ...
School mourns loss of teacher in skiing accidentKKTV 11 News
Colorado Springs middle school teacher dies in skiing accident on Pikes PeakFOX31 Denver
- Wikipedia has discovered an educational mission in an age of rampant truthiness. And it's enlisting college students to help.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
News 3 investigates: Superintendent vs. teacher salaries in Hampton Roads public schools
SUFFOLK, Va. – “This is ridiculous,” said one Suffolk parent. “There should be no raise [at the top], if the teachers are not getting a raise.” Deena Green was just one of many Hampton Roads residents to speak at a recent Suffolk Public School Board ...and more »
Lockhart High teacher charged with improper relationship with a student
LOCKHART, TEXAS - A science teacher at Lockhart High School is in jail after the district and police said she was having an improper relationship with a student. Lockhart ISD said Sarah Fowlkes, who has worked for LISD since October 2014, was arrested ...
Lockhart High School teacher arrested for improper relationship with studentKEYE TV
Lockhart High teacher accused of 'sexual conduct' with studentKX
- FOX13 Memphis
TBI: Amber Alert remains active for 15-year-old abducted by teacher
The TBI shared an update about the missing Tenn. 15-year-old who was abducted by her former teacher, Tad Cummins. >> WATCH FOX13 LIVE. VIDEO: Here's surveillance of AMBER Alert suspect Tad Cummins, days before disappearing with Elizabeth ...
Nationwide search continues for Tennessee student kidnapped by teacher one week after disappearancewhnt.com
'Turn yourself in': Wife of Tennessee teac
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