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Teacher Suspended For Making Student Say The Pledge Of Allegiance

AP | By JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A fourth-grade teacher in Florida has returned to the classroom after a suspension for requiring one of her students, a Jehovah's Witne...

Teacher (Likely The Straight Prom Advocate) Suspended For Remarks

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Gay Voices

FARMERSBURG, Ind. -- An Indiana school district reeling from the uproar over a teacher's comments that she believes gays have no purpose in life suspe...

Teacher Pretends To Shoot Students, Gets Suspended

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.15.2013 | Parents

A Georgia schoolteacher was suspended after pretending to shoot first-grade students during a lesson about the Newtown, Conn., massacre. The Odyss...

Students Write On Sandpaper Until Fingers Bleed, Teacher On Leave

Posted 01.30.2013 | Education

Florida sixth grader Josh Sommer is upset that a school assignment has left him with a bloody scabbed fingertip. Anna Garrett, a teacher at Burns M...

Is This Teacher A Bully?

Sun Sentinel | Karen Yi | Posted 03.16.2013 | Miami

A Fort Lauderdale math teacher is facing termination after she allegedly harassed and intimidated a fellow teacher and intentionally embarrassed her s...

Teacher Said Students Aced Exams They Never Took

Posted 12.26.2012 | Education

A teacher at an elite New York City school has been pulled from her classroom for giving students top scores on a mandatory citywide exam, without act...

Teacher On Leave After Dragging Blind Boy Down Hallway

Posted 12.05.2012 | Education

Surveillance video showing two teachers dragging a blind 6-year-old by the legs has gone viral and outraged online viewers -- and has now brought acti...

No Middle Ground: Fighting Gay Censorship at School

Brian Stone | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

If you thought the war on school neutrality policies were finished, you were wrong. A school district in Michigan launched a new salvo at the gay community right before Thanksgiving, suspending a teacher for embracing diversity.

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...

Kindergarten Teacher's Awful Facebook Posts Made Parents React Like This

Posted 01.14.2013 | Education

Memphis kindergarten teacher Tameka Gatewood is on unpaid suspension pending a hearing for comments she made about her students on Facebook, WMC-TV re...

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...

Principal In Hot Water After Allegedly Calling Student With Bipolar Disorder

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.18.2012 | Education

Dr. David Madden, a high school principal at Oxford Area High School in Oxford, Pa., has been suspended from his position after allegedly calling a s...

Teacher On Facebook: Student Is 'Link Between Orangutans And Humans"

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Teachers from G.D. Rogers Garden Elementary School in Bradenton, Fla., are under fire after their offensive Facebook discussion was found by a parent ...

Teacher Suspended Following Backlash From Student's 'My Bad Teacher' Speech

Posted 06.20.2012 | Education

A Tampa Bay, Fla. school teacher has been suspended for three days without pay after allowing one of her students to write and present a speech that c...

Teacher Allegedly Made Special Needs Student Sit In Cardboard Box

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.17.2012 | Education

A state investigation has been opened at Hudson Middle School in Caldwell County, N.C., following allegations that a teacher forced a student with spe...

Teacher Who Looked At Porn At School To Get Job Back

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.03.2012 | Education

The Middleton-Cross Plains School District has been ordered to rehire Andrew Harris -- a science teacher at Glacier Creek Middle School in Cross Plain...

'Serial Spitter' Teacher Swats At, Spits on Student

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.20.2012 | Education

David Pecoraro, a math teacher at Beach Channel High School in New York City, has been "reassigned to an administrative office" after a video of him s...

Chicago Teacher Sues For The Right To Say N-Word In Class

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

Lincoln Brown, a 48-year-old Chicago Public Schools teacher, has filed a federal lawsuit against the district after being suspended without pay for fi...

Teacher Under Fire For Hosing Down Student

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.09.2011 | Education

Stephanie Wilson, a 52-year-old elementary school teacher from Dunedin, Fla., has been put on a 10-day unpaid suspension after she used a water hose t...

Teacher Suspended For Showing 'Daily Show' Clips In Class

Posted 01.16.2012 | Education

An Illinois teacher at Eureka High School is on paid suspension for showing clips of "The Daily Show" in school. Rhett Felix, a first-year governme...

Teacher Who Called Students 'Lazy Whiners' On Blog Is Reinstated

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. -- A suburban Philadelphia high school teacher suspended over a blog in which she called students "disengaged, lazy whiners" has been ...

School: Teacher Told Students To 'Oink' At Messy Classmate

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.14.2011 | Education

Take it from the Peanuts character "Pig-pen," some kids are just messy. A teacher was suspended for one day without pay after allegedly telling her k...

Teacher Suspended For Dissing Students On Her Blog

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — School officials in a district near Philadelphia say a high school English teacher posted profanity-laced rants online that la...

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...