The former math teacher is divorcing Britain’s wealthiest female entrepreneur. Former maths teacher Tony Hawken, 57, is splitting from Xiu Li, 51, because he says he is fed up with being wealthy. The couple were catapulted into the world of the super-rich after Li’s idea of building shopping centres in disused Chinese air-raid shelters earned […]
Get Ready for ‘Education Spring’ By Jason Stanford In the state where high-stakes testing began, a few hundred teachers, academics and activists came together last weekend to hasten what one leader called an “Education Spring.” The Network for Public Education gathered in Austin to plan the resistance to the status quo of high-stakes testing and [...]
The ad was criticized and the airline company, ANA, quickly apologized, and Hifumi Okunuki, a teacher at Sagami Women’s University and executive president of Tozen Union (Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union), has this to say:What interested me in particular was the difference between the reactions of Japanese and foreigners who saw this ad. Show More Summary
Former elementary school teacher Hector Orjuela was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday by a US court for child molestation and producing child pornography. According to South China Morning Post, the 47-year-old man had spent a number of years teaching at international schools in Shanghai prior to his arrest. [ more › ]
A kindergarten teacher in Hunan found one of her four-year-old students carrying 20,000 yuan cash in his backpack during a routine homework check on March 5, which he reportedly brought to school so that he could play poker with his friends 'like adults'. Kids these days. [ more › ]
Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family?
A PLACE IN SCHOOLS? A Hawaii lawmaker argues a new teacher training program shouldn’t be allowed in public schools. By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU — State Rep. Bob McDermott filed an ethics complaint against Hawaii State Department of Education District Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi Thursday after she ignored his Feb. Show More Summary
We're taking something to scale here. We're helping up to 5,000 teachers in a district get up to speed.... We're not helping just 5 percent of teachers, but 100 percent."
He makes nutritionists frown, but a man who ate all of his meals at McDonald's for six months says he's lighter and healthier as he nears the end of his unconventional weight-loss plan. John Cisna, a high school science teacher in Colo,...Show More Summary
Fun Fact: the only reason I saw the first Sin City (and by proxy, the first 300) was because my English teacher in high school was a hardcore Frank Miller fan who would regularly take time out of teaching us about Of Mice and Men and How To Kill a Mockingbird to extoll the virtuesMORE
It's been a busy few weeks in California with so much legal news to write about that we couldn't just pick one issue. Today, we take a brief look at the teacher tenure case, Propositions 9 and 89, and a new suit filed against U.C. Berkeley. Vergara v. California A......
My first lesson during the New Holland Operation Blue Force field training event was in a T7 210 Auto Command CVT transmission tractor. My teacher was Luke Zerby. He says this tractor is perfect for hay and forage work. Luke … Continue reading ?
Steven Perry graduated from the agriculture program at John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens, in 1977. Today, he's assistant principal of the public school, and in June will have been a teacher... To view the full story, click the title link.
I first learned the pleasure of Shakespearean insults in ninth grade, when I was assigned to read “Henry IV, Part I.” My teacher was a gifted man named Greg Lombardo who instilled in our class a sense of literature as provocative, pointed, even dangerous — something that lived and breathed and mattered and bled.
By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential The president of the teachers union in the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District can’t be laid off, according to the union contract, but a 2011 state law prohibits that kind of protection. Show More Summary
Students and teachers at a Washington community college are up in arms following an order from Chrysler that it must destroy the pre-production Dodge Viper that was donated to the school's automotive technology program ten years ago. The...Show More Summary
'Yik Yak,' a social media app, is causing cyberbullying concerns for high school parents and teachers
We teachers teach, because we love the kids we work with. Yes, we may complain about the kids at times, but they are the reason we stay late, bring work home, and get up early. Thousands of teachers in Chicago put up with bad administrators...Show More Summary
Ballistic testing has bolstered the theory that the mysterious man who shot and killed Virginia music teacher Ruthanne Lodato might be a serial killer, Alexandria police announced at a press conference yesterday. Lodato's murder was similar to the murders of Ronald Kirby, who was killed in November, and real estate...
Standardized achievement tests are underway in Illinois. Hundreds of thousands of students across the state began taking the exams in math and science on Tuesday. But in Chicago, some students, parents and teachers are boycotting the final year of the...