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Feds: Teachers Embroiled In 15-Year-Long Test Fraud Scandal

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a brazen and surprisingly long-lived scheme, authorities said, to help aspiring public school teachers cheat on the tests the...

Teacher Under Fire For Writing Politically-Charged Statement

Posted 11.24.2012 | Education

A Kentucky teacher is being criticized for writing a politically charged statement on the whiteboard in class. South Laurel County High School tea...

Teacher Fired For Punishing Students In The Cold

Posted 01.22.2013 | Education

A Rhode Island substitute teacher has been fired after he reportedly sent two third-grade children out in the cold as punishment for talking in class....

Teacher To Return To Classroom After Locking Students In Closet

Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

Arizona teacher Sheldon White has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the fall semester after locking three students in a closet as discip...

Teacher Had Students Draw On Faces Of Slower Readers

Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

Some Declo, Idaho parents are furious over what they call principal-approved teacher bullying. Summer Larsen's students at Declo Elementary School ...

Teacher Accused Of Feeding Students Hot Sauce-Soaked Crayons Fired

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

The Osceola County School Board decided this week to toss out a judge's order, banning former special needs teacher Lillian Gomez from the district's ...

Mother Furious After Teacher Told Boy He's 'Dumb And Stupid'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

Texas mother Veronica Cortez is furious after her son Devin Maciel came home from school one day with a teacher he was excited to have, only to say he...

Teacher Suspended For Offensive Facebook Post

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

Rock Hill, S.C. teacher Sharon Aceta was placed on leave Friday after she posted a sarcastic and offensive statement about President Barack Obama on F...

Ohio Teacher's Post-Election Facebook Rant Calls Out Jay-Z Fans, Communists, Muslims For Obama Reelection

Posted 11.09.2012 | Education

Emotions were strong on election day as millions turned to social media to share their thoughts. Among them was a Columbus, Ohio teacher whose post on...

Parents: Teacher Bashed Obama Reelection, Dressed For 'America's Funeral'

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Parents at Lousiana's Delcambre Elementary School are furious after their children say a fourth grade teacher made derogatory comments about President...

Missouri Teacher Accused Of Pulling Knife On Student

St. Louis Post-Dispatch | | Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

NORMANDY -- A Normandy substitute teacher has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon after allegedly threatening a middle school student with a kn...

Teacher In Post-Election Rant: 'Die, Oklahoma'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

An Oklahoma City high school science teacher and girls' volleyball coach is apologizing for an explosive, hate-filled rant he posted on Facebook Tuesd...

Teacher To Keep Job After Dragging, Slapping Kindergartener

Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

Tracy Drayton, a physical education teacher in Albany, Ga., will keep her job after a 30-day unpaid suspension following surveillance footage that sho...

Teacher Under Fire For Politically-Charged Sign In Classroom

Posted 10.31.2012 | Education

South Carolina teacher Laurie Humphrey has been removed from the classroom for a politically charged sign placed in her classroom, WLTX reports. Th...

Teacher: Obama Should Not Be Re-elected Because He Is 'A Muslim'

Posted 10.30.2012 | Education

Eighth grade science teacher Linda White is under fire for calling President Barack Obama Muslim. According to Myisha Lewis-Reed, the mother of a s...

Iowa Teacher's Aide Fired After Discovery Of Connection To 1965 Torture, Killing Of Girl

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

DES MOINES, Iowa -- An Iowa teacher's aide was fired Tuesday after school officials recently learned she was the member of an Indianapolis family who ...

Teacher Forced 5-Year-Old To Eat Bagel From Trash

Posted 12.15.2012 | Education

A 5-year-old New Jersey girl is reportedly having nightmares after her teacher forced her to eat a bagel out of the trash -- with her classmates watch...

New York Teacher Intimidated Teen To Pose For Racy Photos In 'Cage'

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

Raemon Matthews, a nationally regarded history teacher at Samuel Gompers High School in the Bronx, has been barred from the classroom for sexual wrong...

High School Counselor Fired Over Racy Photo Past

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

Tiffani Webb, a "highly regarded" guidance counselor at a New York City high school, is suing the city Department of Education to get her job back aft...

Horrific Video: Teacher Leads Violent Teen Bullying 'Of Epic Proportions'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

The parents of a Washington state teen want their son's teacher fired after learning that the student was terrorized in a bullying attack by peers -- ...

Assistant Principal Resigns After Allegedly Throwing Hamburger At Student

Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

A high school assistant principal has resigned following allegations that she threw a hamburger at a student in May. Patricia Whitney, assistant pr...

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...

Teacher: 'I Just Can't Help Wanting These Hot Young Boys ... And They Want Me'

Posted 08.04.2012 | Education

Kristle Vandever, a former English as a second language teacher in Oregon, has lost her teaching license for engaging in sexual activity with "one or ...

Teacher Admits To Striking Student Over Saggy Pants

Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

Pat Frost, an English as a second language teacher for Anson High School in North Carolina, may lose her job after admitting to slapping a student dur...

Teacher Will Not Be Punished For Likening Obama Policy To Nazi Germany

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Education

ROARING SPRING, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania school district says a teacher was exercising his First Amendment rights during a speech in which he drew parall...