School Survival

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Teacher tells Muslim student she must be grieving for bin Laden

A Texas high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave following an incident where he allegedly told a 9th grade Muslim girl in his algebra class "I bet that you're grieving" on Monday following the death of Osama bin Laden. According to one parent at Clear Brook High School in Houston who spoke about […]

UK Teachers To Use Physical Force On Students

Teachers are to get tougher powers - and clearer guidance on using physical force - to deal with unruly pupils, the Government will announce. Courts will be told to heed new guidlines on force being used to remove youngsters from classrooms or restrain troublemakers. Search powers are to be beefed up too, allowing kids to […]

Two Norfolk teachers put on leave over material about police

Two Norview High School teachers were placed on paid administrative leave this week after a parent complained that they distributed classroom materials that gave advice on how to deal with police if stopped. The materials - a one-page handout and a video distributed and aired in a 12th-grade government class - are sponsored by two […]

Teacher Fired Over Student Beating Video

A charter school has fired one of its teachers -- accused of beating up a student on video. A classmate captured the entire incident on their cell phone. The teacher in question, identified by school officials as Sherri Davis, was officially terminated on Monday night. “Now that officials at Jamie’s House Charter School have been […]

Teacher with rabbit phobia to sue 14-year-old for drawing bunny

A teacher with a phobia over rabbits is suing a 14-year-old pupil for compensation after she drew a bunny on the blackboard. The teacher, from Vechta, Germany, says she was traumatised by the drawing, and claims the girl knew it would terrify her. She had transferred to the school where a pupil from her former […]

DA to teachers: New sex ed course could get you arrested

A district attorney in Juneau County, Wisconsin, warned teachers in a memo sent to schools that if they teach the new sexual education curriculum mandated under state law, they could be arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a child. Because the law requires teachers to instruct children not only about contraceptives but about how […]

Don't stop questioning

by Smalls Have you ever had a fully answered question from your teachers about the rules or in what the school believes in? Do they just dismiss you with a "Well you should know that!" answer? I can tell you with complete truth that i have never had any of my answers answered in a […]

74 teachers fired for disagreeing with superintendent

The teachers didn’t blink. Under threat of losing their jobs if they didn’t go along with extra work for not a lot of extra pay, the Central Falls Teachers’ Union refused Friday morning to accept a reform plan for one of the worst-performing high schools in the state. The superintendent didn’t blink either. After learning […]

Teacher kills 3 professors at university

Grieving relatives of three professors gunned down at a university faculty meeting questioned why their accused colleague was hired despite a dispute with a former boss who received a pipe bomb and the shooting death of her brother. Amy Bishop is charged in the three deaths and the wounding of three other professors at a […]

Teacher places bag over grammar school student's head as punishment

Police say bag placed over head of student not a criminal matter. An incident in which a Parkview School teacher allegedly placed a plastic bag over the head of a student, possibly as punishment, is not a criminal matter, police said Friday. The incident was being investigated by police as a possible assault and battery. […]

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