Google is opening up its Classroom educational service to allow anyone to create and teach a class on its platform. The web-based tool works across devices and Google says it can be used to help manage classes for adult education, hobbies, and after school programs. Show More Summary
Another day, another story about how terrible it is that teachers get due process. Evidently two teachers are in jail and still drawing salary. How exactly that works I don't know. I'm pretty doubtful they let you leave the jail to go and teach. Show More Summary
Police in Pennsylvania have charged Mt. Lebanon High School teacher Christian Stein with stealing almost $5,000 from students who were planning a trip to Germany. Stein, who has been suspended from his job, said he did it because he was having financial problems.
Dressed up in rhetoric of accountability, local control and transparency, Senate Bill 808 is little more than an attempt by California teachers unions to restrict charter schools. The bill, introduced by Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, would limit opportunities for charter schools to be authorized and reauthorized, make it easier for charter applications to be denied […]
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Sydney Chaffee, a teacher from Dorchester, Massachusetts’ Codman Academy, was honored as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year at the White House on Wednesday.
Two Louisiana elementary school teachers face criminal charges for bullying an 11-year-old student for months, going so far as to tell the child, “Go and kill yourself,” authorities said. Tracy Gallow, 50, and Ann Marie Shelvin, 44,Show More Summary
One Washington, D.C., teacher is passing on his love for salsa, bachata and more to his kindergarteners ? one dance step at a time. KIPP DC Promise Academy teacher Edwin Sorto, who is an experienced salsa dancer, and his classroom of “dancing minis” are viral sensations thanks to the videos he uploads to the Mr. Show More Summary
Fed up with her 10-year-old daughter’s heavy homework load, a mom decided to do something about it. On Tuesday, mom and blogger Bunmi Laditan posted a screenshot of an email she sent to her daughter Maya’s teachers on Facebook. In the...Show More Summary
What. The. Actual. Fuck??? Two elementary school teachers in Opelousas, Louisiana have been arrested for allegedly bullying a young girl and encouraging their students to fight one another. According to KATC, Ann Marie Shelvin (above, left) has been accused of threatening to fail students who did not fight one of their classmates, and telling the bullied student [...]
Meet Daryl Detrick, a computer science (CS) teacher at Warren Hills High School in Washington, NJ. He’ll tell you that he doesn’t just teach “coding”—he helps students understand how to approach complex problems that will improve the world around them. Show More Summary
Rachel Cohen has an outstanding article in Democracy Journal on the real evolution of charter schools. There’s a pervasive myth that American Federation of Teachers president Albert Shanker started the idea, and this myth has been powerful for charter advocates because it sounds like it comes from the unions that are now fighting it. Shanker […]
The wife of a teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student says he told her they slept together. Read more...
Arizona's top education official wants to extend and increase a sales tax dedicated to K-12 schools to fund big teacher raises and building repair and construction. Superintendent of Public Instruction … Click to Continue »
Another city teacher arrested for a crime against a student continues to draw his paycheck.
On 28 April 2014, Will Cornick, a 15-year-old student at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds, England, walked calmly up to his teacher in the middle of class with an
We’ve had more contested teacher union elections recently than in the past, and even quite a few upsets. But it seems the larger affiliates are sticking to a strict line of succession. The New Jersey Education Association announced the election of new officers. Show More Summary
According to Christian legal group Liberty Counsel, the teacher not only banned cross necklaces in her classroom, she had the audacity to tell LGBT students she supports them. (The monster!) But don't believe the story about the necklaces just yet...
My response below to Mike Feinberg's op-ed in the Houston Chronicle:It's that time of year again when thousands of exhausted KIPP Model teachers are anticipating their final teaching days and hoping to recover from the regular traumas of working in "no excuses" charters like KIPP. Show More Summary
Cringe. Elizabeth Warren was all over congratulating the Teacher of the Year, Sydney Chaffee, who is from Massachusetts this year. The hug she gave the woman is so awkward you