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'Other Voices, Other Classrooms': The Musings of a Gay Middle School Teacher

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 06.07.2014 | Gay Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

I have experienced my share of intolerance and "chin-wagging" from adults whose world perspective is limited. It is my goal to populate the world, as best I can via education, with the antidote to these kinds of die-hards and dogmatists.

Failing Students At Rhode Island Middle School Allowed to Graduate

Posted 06.13.2012 | Education

Dozens of eighth graders at Rhode Island’s Calcutt Middle School who failed two to three of their core classes of math, science, English and social ...

1 in 6 U.S. Students Age 12 Are Victims Of Dating Violence

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2012 | Education

By Cynthia Johnston March 29 (Reuters) - U.S. middle School students age 12 have experienced alarming rates of physical violence at th...

Middle School Girl Sues Pennsylvania District Over School Drug Tests

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Education

LANCASTER, Pa. -- A central Pennsylvania middle school student is suing her district over a drug testing policy that's required if she wants to partic...

7th Grade Teacher Accused Of Spanking Students

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Education

LAKE WYLIE, S.C. -- A South Carolina middle school teacher has turned himself in to authorities to face assault and battery charges after he was accus...

Teacher Allegedly Encouraged Student Fight To Resolve Dispute: 'Slap It Out'

AP | By NELSON LAMPE | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

OMAHA, Neb. -- A 39-year-old Omaha teacher has been suspended by the district and cited by police, accused of taking two teen students from his classr...

Gay Student Threatened Days Before He Was Slayed, Prosecutors Say

Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Trial began this afternoon in the case of a California teenager accused of execution-style murdering a gay classmate at a middle school in 2008. Th...

Pepsi Outdoes Coca-Cola, Plans To Stop Selling Sugary Drinks In Schools Worldwide

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

NEW YORK — PepsiCo plans to remove sugary drinks from schools worldwide, following the success of programs in the U.S. aimed at cutting down on ...