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Teacher Misconduct

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...

Bloomberg Wants Law Speeding Firing Process For Teachers In Sex Cases

Posted 05.30.2012 | New York

After a recent series of cases in which New York City teachers have been accused of sexual misconduct, Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a new state law pr...

Teacher Under Fire For Using Dog Collar To Punish Students

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.10.2012 | Education

Laurie Bailey-Cutkomp, a 47-year-old Zephyrhills High School science teacher in Zephyrhills, Fla., is under fire after photos of her students wearing ...

Teacher: 'This Is What The Nazis Do To Jews'

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 06.30.2012 | Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A middle school teacher in South Carolina has been accused of dragging a student under a table during class, telling the boy "this i...

Teacher Placed On Leave After Father Wired Son To Record Abuse

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education

CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- A southern New Jersey teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally abused by adults has bee...

Father Sends Son To School With A Wire, Records Verbal Abuse From Teachers

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

When Stuart Chaifetz sent his 10-year-old son to New Jersey's Horace Mann Elementary School wearing a hidden audio recorder, he couldn't have predicte...

'Pervy Teachers' Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With Students Can't Get Fired

Posted 06.06.2012 | Education

Sixteen teachers accused of various forms of sexual misconduct are still teaching in New York City schools, according to a New York Education Departme...

Florida Teacher Blows 40 Percent Above Legal Alcohol Limit At School, Put On Leave

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.21.2012 | Education

Anne Wampole, a 39-year-old teacher at Bayshore High School in Manatee, Fla., is on administrative leave after blowing 40 percent above the state lega...

Teacher's Aide Accused Of Inappropriate Contact With Student With Autism

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.15.2011 | Education

LeShawn Hill, a seven-year employee of Boston Public Schools, is accused of "inappropriate conduct" with a nonverbal student with autism this week, Th...

Teacher Resigns After Filming Students In Lingerie

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

After being with the school district for nearly six years, 3rd grade teacher Kimberly Crain has resigned after parents accused her of filming 3rd and ...

Ex-Kindergarten Teacher Sentenced To 16 Years For Child Porn

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

BANGOR, Maine -- A former Maine kindergarten teacher who admits producing child pornography involving four children in his class is going to prison fo...

Judge: Teacher Should Lose Job Over Outrageous Facebook Post

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. -- A New Jersey administrative law judge has ruled that a first-grade teacher who wrote that she was a "warden for future criminals" on F...

Bill Calls For Revoking Teachers' Licenses For Watching Porn

Posted 01.02.2012 | Education

Wisconsin's state Assembly has passed a bill that would make watching pornography at work reason to revoke an educator's license. The bill passed t...

WATCH: Why Can't Teachers And Students Be Friends On Facebook?

Posted 10.02.2011 | Education

Beginning this school year, Missouri teachers will no longer be able to friend their students on Facebook or other social networks. Missouri Gov. J...

Elementary School Teacher Suspended For Asking Kids To Give Her Massages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

The Broward School Board on Tuesday suspended a Cooper City Elementary School teacher accused of soliciting a massage from students. Schools Superint...

Teacher Fights Suspension and $15,000 Fine For Allegedly Cursing In Class

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NEW YORK — It can be tossed off almost harmlessly like "damn" or dropped like an F-bomb. On the streets of New York's diverse Spanish-speaking ...