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Social Justice in the Classroom: Not Always the Easiest Lesson

Holly Spinelli | Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact
Holly Spinelli

"Tears are tears," Gloria Steinem said. The profound message in that small phrase pertained to each of us, because all of us, no matter our differences, experience struggle. This is a powerful lesson we can teach all of our students.

Dear Mr. C, You've Helped Me Through A Lot

| Posted 11.17.2012 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment.com, the online community writing site for young ...

The Second Good-Bye

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
Rob Hiaasen

What mattered -- matters -- is Mrs. Chisholm made Bob believe he could be a writer. Long before editors and agents and even friends read him, Mrs. Chisholm was Bob's readership -- an empire of one.

PSY Lookalike Teacher Boasts Awesome 'Gangnam Style' Performance

Posted 09.21.2012 | Education

South Korean pop sensation PSY's comeback with "Gangnam Style" has been nothing short of remarkable, as viral spoofs of his recent hit are taking the ...

Teacher Removed After Rant Claiming Marriage To God, Impending Apocalypse

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.16.2012 | Education

After launching into a bizarre rant in which she claimed to be married to God, pregnant with his child, and predicted the pending apocalypse, a teache...

Teen Back Together With Teacher Who Left Family For Her

Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

Jordan Powers, the California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together, told local station KOVR that the two...

Teen Breaks Up With Teacher Who Left Family For Her

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Education

MODESTO, Calif. -- A Northern California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together says she has broken off th...

Student-Teacher Dating Would Become A Felony Under California Bill

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 41-year-old high school teacher exchanges a flood of text messages with his student, then leaves his wife and three child...

High School Teacher Resigns After Leaving Family For Student

Posted 03.03.2012 | Education

California teacher James Hooker has left his family and his position at a Modesto high school to live with his 18-year-old former student. The 41-y...

Aaron Sankin

Livermore Teacher Arrested For Having Sex With Student

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.13.2012 | San Francisco

A teacher at Livermore's Granada High School was arrested on Wednesday for having an ongoing sexual relationship with a student. Police took 40-yea...

Ex-Ohio Teacher Convicted Of Having Sex With 5 Students

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

LEBANON, Ohio -- A high school teacher was convicted Thursday of having sex with five students, some of them football players, after a judge rejected ...

Ex-Teacher Hacked Student's Facebook, Wrote Love Letters On Blog

Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

A Beech Grove, Ind. high school teacher has been charged with felony stalking for pursuing one of her students through electronic means. Sara Kifer...

Teacher Under Fire After X-Rated Past Is Revealed... Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

KFVS reports that science teacher Tera Myers has resigned from Parkway North High School in St. Louis, Mo. after students discovered her past career i...

Teacher Leaves Cryptic Blackboard Message Before Disappearing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — A search was under way Thursday for a Northern California teacher who went missing after leaving a mysterious message on he...

Ultimate Sacrifice

Larry Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

As the soldier presented the flag to the parents of Private Rosales's, he could only briefly look into the eyes of the grieving mother. He appeared himself to be weeping.