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Bad Teachers

Why Even Bad Bosses Are Good

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Rosenzweig

I had an awful yoga teacher in class today. The kind that, halfway through, you get that a-ha moment and you think, "Oh yeah, THAT'S why I don't like ...

For Republicans, Killing Unions Is More Important Than Improving Education

Dale Hansen | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Dale Hansen

If you care about the future of education in the U.S. then the Republican Presidential debates have been a massive disappointment. The problem is that the candidates all believe the same thing, so there is nothing to debate. In fact, through two debates, education has only come up once.

Groping Photo Creates Touchy Situation For Pennsylvania Teacher

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.29.2015 | Weird News

Things may be getting touchy for a teacher in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, because of a photo allegedly showing two female students tou...

Teacher's Sex Toy Selfie Assignment Arouses Parental Concern

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2015 | Weird News

An extra credit assignment that suggested students pose for selfies with their parent's sex toys has aroused controversy among parents and resulted in...

High School Baseball Teammates Allegedly Have Sex With Sandwich

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

Six high school students in Grand Forks, North Dakota, were suspended for three-to-five days after an alleged incident that involved sex with a sandwi...

Schoolkids Use Toy Gun To Steal Teacher's Grade Book

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | Weird News

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Police in Serbia have arrested two schoolboys they accuse of having stormed a Belgrade classroom masked and armed with a plastic ...

Teacher Accused Of IDing Student In Sex Case To Face Trial

AP | Posted 05.27.2015 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher charged with intimidating a student by pointing her out to classmates as the person who accused his co-worke...

Forget Pizza, Students Watch '50 Shades' As A Reward

AP | Posted 05.15.2015 | Weird News

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Part of the erotic movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" was shown in a West Virginia high school classroom this week after students con...

Baseball Coach Forces Players To Spit In His Face

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.28.2015 | Weird News

A high school baseball coach in Currituck County, North Carolina, has been suspended after he forced his players to spit on him. Justin Hill, who ...

Education Reformers Are So Gullible

Dale Hansen | Posted 06.14.2015 | Education
Dale Hansen

The thing voters need to ask themselves is: Who do they believe has the best interests of their child in mind more -- the person who interacts with them every day and is part of their local community, or the corporate CEO 500 miles away who answers to an unelected board and investors?

Plea Deal For Teacher Accused Of Threesome With Student

AP | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) — One of two former high school teachers accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has agreed to a plea deal that will al...

Teacher Smoked Pot With Students, Sent Them Nude Photos: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2015 | Crime

A high school teacher in Bullhead City, Arizona smoked marijuana with students, and sent nude photos and sexually explicit texts to one of them, polic...

Teacher Indicted On Charges She Had Sex With 6 Boys

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A female high school teacher accused of having sex with six male students is now facing a 40-count indictment in New Jersey. Es...

First Grade Teacher Charged After Letting Teens Drink In Home

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Crime

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mom was charged with child endangerment and suspended from her job as a first-grade teacher after an under...

School Bus Driver Fired For Beer-Drinking Selfie

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.16.2015 | Weird News

A school bus driver in Princeton City, Ohio, has been canned after posting a selfie that looks as if she's drinking a bottle of beer on her bus. Th...

Kids Given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Word Search Puzzles In Class

AP | Posted 02.11.2015 | Weird News

MONESSEN, Pa. (AP) — Parents in a Pennsylvania school district are turning 50 shades of red over word search puzzles given to middle school students...

Texas Elementary Students Forced To Undergo 'Poop Inspections'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.28.2015 | Weird News

When officials at an elementary school in Gustine, Texas, kept finding poop on the gym floor, they decided to get to the bottom of the matter. But ...

Teacher Assigns Class Essay Asking, 'How Would You Kill Me?' | Posted 01.16.2015 | Weird News

A middle shool teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland, is under fire after assigning students an essay asking how they would kill her. Patricia Lor...

Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled School Sign

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weird News

When a New Jersey public school principal was reassigned last week, the writing was on the wall. Actually, it was on the school sign -- which was m...

Schoolteacher Left Kids Home All Night To Go Drinking And Get Tattoo: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.15.2014 | Weird News

A middle school teacher in Brooklyn is being accused of endangering her three children by leaving them home all night while she went out drinking and ...

Teacher Told Student To Unclog Toilet With Bare Hands

AP | Posted 12.03.2014 | Weird News

OTHELLO, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state teacher acknowledged ordering an 8-year-old student to unclog a toilet with his bare hands, and the boy's p...

Los Angeles Schools Win Teacher Sex Suit By Blaming Girl

AP | BRIAN MELLEY | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district on Friday removed a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he tol...

Teacher Takes Plea After Gun Discharges At School

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah schoolteacher whose gun accidentally went off in an elementary school bathroom agreed Wednesday to pay a fine and take ...

My Son's Teacher Is a Witch

Philip Kovacs | Posted 12.31.2014 | Education
Philip Kovacs

The mainstream media would have the American public believe that teachers are the problem with our public schools. That they are the witches conjuring up the destruction of America's competitive edge.

Ex-headmaster Accused Of Child Porn

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As he moved through the ranks of tony prep schools, Christopher Wheeler seemed right at home. An accomplished musician and c...