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Teacher Discipline

Teacher Paid $75,000 Livestreams Himself Doing Nothing In 'Rubber Room'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Staten Island teacher Francesco Portelos has been streaming live video of his stint in a pseudo Department of Education “rubber room” as he awaits...

Case Against Teacher Who Called Students 'Fat, Black And Stupid' Moves To Federal Court

Posted 08.07.2012 | Education

Heights Community School parents have filed a lawsuit that is now moving to federal courts against the St. Paul Public School District in Minnesota, a...

6th Grader Says Teacher Duct Taped Him To Chair

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.20.2012 | Education

A Bronx teacher allegedly duct-taped a rowdy student to his chair while other classmates laughed and pushed him around, New York Daily News reports. ...

Outrage Over Teachers Locking Young Children In 'Monster Closet'

Posted 05.26.2012 | Education

A Houston, Texas teacher and teacher's aide have been removed from their classroom for allegedly disciplining their pre-K students by placing them in ...

Teacher Tells Students They Have Their 'Brains In Their Ass'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.03.2012 | Education

After allegedly telling students they had their "brains in their ass," and attempting to bribe them to keep quiet, Bernadette Camacho, a 39-year-old t...

Joy Resmovits

New York State Senate Considers Alternatives To Streamline Teacher Termination Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.24.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- A state Senate hearing in Albany on Monday explored ways to make the process for disciplining teachers suspected of incompetence or ethica...