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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...

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...

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...