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  • Pa. students shown X-rated photos in assembly

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials in a western Pennsylvania school district are apologizing to parents after students at a local high school were accidentally shown pornographic pictures during a presentation on the importance of donating blood. More than 400 seniors at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon Township were watching the presentation Friday morning when school officials say "a few pornographic pictures" that were on a personal flash drive of a Central Blood Bank representative were shown on the screen. "It just popped up all of the sudden," and remained on the screen at least 15 seconds, senior Krysta Haines said....
  • We're All Right-Wing Bastards Now

    08/30/2010 9:51:08 AM PDT · by fromscratchmom · 5 replies
    City Journal ^ | Winter 2010 | Larry Sand
    We’re All Right-Wing Bastards Now —that is, if the NEA’s logic is to be believed. On the final day of the National Education Association’s convention last summer, its outgoing general counsel, Bob Chanin, gave a speech for the ages. After sharing fond recollections of his 41 years as the NEA’s top lawyer, he switched gears and started lobbing grenades at “conservative and right-wing bastards,” including Fox News, the Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. The NEA and its affiliates, by contrast, were “the nation’s leading advocates for public education and the type of liberal social and economic agenda that these groups...
  • LA unveils $578M school, costliest in the nation

    LOS ANGELES -- Next month's opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools will be auspicious for a reason other than its both storied and infamous history as the former Ambassador Hotel, where the Democratic presidential contender was assassinated in 1968. With an eye-popping price tag of $578 million, it will mark the inauguration of the nation's most expensive public school ever. The K-12 complex to house 4,200 students has raised eyebrows across the country as the creme de la creme of "Taj Mahal" schools, $100 million-plus campuses boasting both architectural panache and deluxe amenities. .... At RFK, the features...
  • Soccer coach gets 50 years for child porn

    08/18/2010 4:45:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    UPI ^ | 8/18/2010
    CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- An Illinois paramedic and soccer coach was sentenced to 50 years in prison for making child pornography after a judge found evidence he molested boys. Timothy Scholtes must be impeded from harming more children, U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman said Tuesday. At least one of the six boys he allegedly molested appeared in pornographic images. Scholtes, 46, of Coal City, Ill., was arrested in 2009. When he pleaded guilty in October to making and receiving child pornography, he denied sexual assaults on any boys. Gettleman gave Scholtes the maximum term of 30 years for manufacturing...
  • BRAINWASHING IN THE HIGH SCHOOLS

    08/18/2010 2:06:38 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 10 replies
    Amzon ^ | August 17, 2010 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Amazon review of 1959 book by Merrill Root. Reveals how totalitarian enemies try to control what is taught in public schools. ///START REVIEW/// The Illusion of Choice. Or: How Commies Win and We Lose /// One big question circa 1955 was why so many American POWs in the Korean War had surrendered to Communist interrogation techniques? Why had these young soldiers become what the Communists themselves called "progressives"--that is, men who were Communist sympathizers or collaborators--or both--during their time in captivity? The author's starting point is that these young Americans knew little that was positive about their country, for the...
  • Teacher waives hearing on porn charges

    08/11/2010 2:15:50 PM PDT · by Malacoda · 12 replies
    The Daily Local News ^ | 11 August, 2010 | Cindy Scharr
    UPPER PROVIDENCE — First-grade teacher and day camp director David Devine will be released on bail once electronic home monitoring is set up at his mother’s Chester Heights home. Devine, 34, who is suspended from his teaching position with the West Chester Area School District, on Tuesday waived his preliminary hearing on 500 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility. District Judge Nicholas Lippincott reduced Devine’s bail to 10 percent of $50,000, with conditions. Although a resident of Media, Devine must stay with his mother in Chester Heights because Devine’s home...
  • Students’ Understanding Of The Equal Sign Not Equal

    08/10/2010 10:13:25 AM PDT · by decimon · 81 replies · 1+ views
    Texas A&M University ^ | August 10, 2010 | Unknown
    COLLEGE STATION, Aug. 10, 2010 — Taken very literally, not all students are created equal—especially in their math learning skills, say Texas A&M University researchers who have found that not fully understanding the “equal sign” in a math problem could be a key to why U.S. students underperform their peers from other countries in math. “About 70 percent of middle grades students in the United States exhibit misconceptions, but nearly none of the international students in Korea and China have a misunderstanding about the equal sign, and Turkish students exhibited far less incidence of the misconception than the U.S. students,”...
  • Kinsey Cubed

    08/10/2010 10:25:52 AM PDT · by AccuracyAcademia · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 10, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Sometimes academic health research can look downright unhealthy, particularly if it is funded by the federal government. “The National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded $126,000 over the past two years to a University of Washington study that established ‘web-based sex diaries’ for gay males as young as 16,” Matt Cover reported on CNS News today. “By the time the grants end in 2011, taxpayers will have spent more than $250,000 for the study.” Now there’s something in short supply in the private sector—gay porn websites. It’s not...
  • CNN Anchors Exhibit “Eye-Rolling” Attitude during Attack on Palin for “Rolling Her Eyes” – Video

    08/10/2010 9:43:13 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 53 replies · 1+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 10, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of CNN anchors John Roberts and Kiran Chetry essentially “rolling their eyes” even as they report on the accusation that Sarah Palin “rolled her eyes” at a teacher she was having a debate with in Homer, Alaska. Palin encountered the teacher as she walked through town. The woman had a huge banner that attacked Palin as the “worst governor ever.” Palin engaged the woman in debate, and when learning the woman was a teacher, she appears to raise her eyebrows and look over at daughter, Bristol. Now, the media is attacking her for “rolling her eyes” at...
  • Oz Teacher Has Sex With Student After School Drink Binge (18 yr old boy needs counseling afterword)

    08/09/2010 2:12:12 PM PDT · by dselig · 53 replies · 1+ views
    A female teacher from Australia, who had sex with a student after a night of drinking, has been deregistered. Ainsley Greer Gregson, who had joined students for a year 12 end-of-year function at a pub in December 2008, had made plans to stay at the house of another teacher, but ended up drinking till about 1am. She then left the hotel with a group of students who took alcohol to a park. A Victorian Institute of Teaching disciplinary panel was told Gregson and a year-11 male student returned to the hotel car park at about 3am and had consensual sex...
  • Milwaukee teachers fight for Viagra drug coverage

    08/06/2010 12:42:02 PM PDT · by Justaham · 13 replies
    idahostatesman.com ^ | 8-6-10 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    With the district in a financial crisis and hundreds of its members facing layoffs, the Milwaukee teachers union is taking a peculiar stand: fighting to get its taxpayer-funded Viagra back. The union has asked a judge to order the school board to again include Pfizer Inc.'s erectile dysfunction drug and similar pills in its health insurance plans. The filing is the latest in a two-year legal campaign in which the union has argued, so far unsuccessfully, that the board's policy of excluding erectile dysfunction drugs discriminates against male employees. The union says Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and others are necessary treatment...
  • Who Do You Trust?

    08/06/2010 10:25:14 AM PDT · by AccuracyAcademia · 12 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 6, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Apparently if your child draws a flag in class, the student better put it in a circle so as not to offend the teacher. “The principal of a Central Coast school thrust in the national media spotlight over a drawing of the American flag said a teacher accused of calling the drawing offensive is ready to bring closure,” KSBW reported from Salinas, California on May 13, 2010. “Earlier this month, a seventh-grader at Gavilan View Middle School said her teacher told her to stop drawing a picture of the American Flag and called it offensive before praising another student’s drawing...
  • 'Eat s--- and die' principal sent to another school

    08/05/2010 1:19:17 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 24 replies · 1+ views
    miamiherald ^ | 8-5 | KATHLEEN McGRORY
    <p>The principal who told a parent to ``eat s--- and die'' in an e-mail has been permanently moved from Coconut Grove Elementary.</p> <p>Eva N. Ravelo, 45, was transferred to Coral Terrace Elementary in West Miami-Dade on Wednesday.</p> <p>She will be replaced by Sharon Lopez, who previously served as principal at Riverside Elementary in Little Havana.</p>
  • Feisty Miami Teacher Tasered, Busted (fought the police)

    08/05/2010 1:13:46 PM PDT · by dennisw · 55 replies
    newsradio610 ^ | Thursday, August 5, 2010
    A South Florida teacher is behind bars for a bizarre traffic arrest. Joann Tomas -a Dr. William Chapman Elementary Spanish teacher -was reportedly driving along South Homestead Boulevard when she was pulled over for swirving lanes. After she was handcuffed, she ripped them off and threw them at an officer and kicked him in the groin before she was tasered twice. Tomas claims she was taking Xanax because she was studying to be an assistant principal. She's been charged with battery on a police officer and resisting arrest with violence. She's being held on 5-thousand-dollars bond for each charge.
  • Calif. man gets 25 years for sex with Thai minors

    08/02/2010 7:07:29 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 83 replies · 6+ views
    hosted ^ | Aug 2
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former English teacher has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for traveling to Thailand to have sex with minors. The sentence was ordered after prosecutors challenged a previous 10-year sentence, calling it too lenient.
  • K-12 per pupil cost of $25,000 breaking the country’s budget

    08/02/2010 1:36:04 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 50 replies · 13+ views
    Examiner ^ | Aug 2, 2010 | Kimberly Dvorak
    When you put the education costs per pupil in perspective not only are there big differences between states, but the public and private sectors glean unexpected results. The Cato Institute found public schools can be 93 percent more expensive than private schools. They contend the public school districts are anything but transparent and this creative accounting lends itself to muddy decision making by citizens within a state and district. “A sobering 27 cents of every dollar collected at the state and local level is consumed by the government K-12 education system,” the Cato study reveals. When the country begun its...
  • ACLU: Boy Scouts shouldn't be allowed to meet in public schools [Boulder, CO]

    08/02/2010 12:39:22 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 49 replies · 8+ views
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 08/02/2010 | Brittany Anas
    Boy Scouts shouldn't be able to meet in Boulder's public schools because they openly discriminate against gays, according to the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Johanna Blumenthal, with the Boulder County ACLU, sent a letter today to officials with the Boulder Valley School District arguing that the Boy Scouts are a discriminatory group because they have openly defended the right to exclude homosexuals from membership. The ACLU raised the same concern in 2001, but is now buffering its argument with a recent Supreme Court ruling. The ACLU is asking the district to change its policies so that...
  • Howard Zinn, Left's Favorite Historian Now Proven Member of US Communist Party

    08/02/2010 11:14:40 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 8 replies · 4+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 08/02/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Howard Zinn (1922 to 2010) is the left's favorite contemporary historian. As an historian he is a child of the Beardian revolution yet he has for decades been able to straddle that line between legitimate historical observer and anti-American leftist. America's intellectual society, in both the social movement and universities, have looked to him as a paragon of American virtue. He's always been held up as just the right mixture of American leftism coupled with true scholarship. But those of us on the right that have paid attention understand that he is not American in outlook and never was. Until...
  • Ex-Teacher Melinda Dennehy Pleads Guilty to 'Sexting' Nude Photos

    07/28/2010 4:30:05 PM PDT · by dselig · 78 replies · 4+ views
    Blip Pitt.com ^ | 7/27/10 | Chris Monty
    The time has come for Melinda Dennehy to face the music. The ex-teacher from New Hampshire who we initially told you about back in March has pleaded guilty to e-mailing nude photos of herself to a 15-year-old male Londonderry High School student. Dennehy, 41, entered the plea on Monday to a misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure. Police say that she sent 'four sexy shots of herself,' with her 'genitals exposed,' to a 15-year-old male student, along with a detailed explanation of the sexual acts that she wanted to perform on him. She also reportedly kissed the boy on two separate...
  • New study challenges stereotypes of adolescent sex offenders

    07/19/2010 10:50:26 AM PDT · by decimon · 6 replies
    American Psychological Association ^ | July 19, 2010 | Unknown
    Analysis shows need for increased focus on sexuality, not social skills, in study and treatment of young sex offendersWASHINGTON – Adolescent sex offenders are often stereotyped and treated as socially inept, but new research negates this image, finding that they are more likely to be characterized by atypical sexual interests -- such as desire for prepubescent children, coercive sex with peers and adults, and exposing their genitals to strangers. Adolescent sex offenders are also more likely to have a history of sexual abuse themselves, been exposed to sexual violence in their families, and experienced early exposure to sex or pornography....
  • An Inconvenient Truth for Schools Debuts on Island (New Documentary)

    07/16/2010 8:42:40 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Waiting for Superman is the new documentary by the same people who made An Inconvenient Truth, and this film sets out to do with regard to public education in America what its predecessor did with regard to climate and energy policy. That is, to expose the manifest failings of the system, point to the culprits for those failings and, finally, to suggest remedies. Making the case that the American education system is failing is probably the least contentious part of that process. The statistics on American educational underachievement are far less disputed than those on global warming. And the movie...
  • NEA celebrates 'drag queen' teachers

    07/15/2010 6:38:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    One News Now ^ | 7/15/2010 | Bill Bumpas
    The National Education Association (NEA) continues to alienate more and more of its conservative constituents as the organization showed its liberal leanings at its 2010 national convention. At this year's meeting in New Orleans, the largest professional organization and labor union in the U.S. recognized a new caucus: the NEA Drag Queen Caucus. (See list of recognized NEA caucuses [PDF]) "They already have had the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, [and] Transgender Caucus and apparently felt that the drag queens needed their own caucus," explains Finn Laursen, executive director of Christian Educators Association International (CEAI). Finn Laursen (CEAI)"America, I think, needs to...
  • Gym teacher arrested over sex allegations

    07/12/2010 11:03:11 PM PDT · by rahbert · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Carmi Times ^ | 7/8/2010 | Len Wells
    Fairfield, Ill. — A tip from the public has led to the arrest of a Fairfield Community High School physical education teacher on charges she had unlawful sexual contact with a student. Haven A. Kirkpatrick, 29 of Fairfield, faces eight counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse - each a Class 2 felony. If convicted, she faces the possibility of between three and seven years in prison on each count. Kirkpatrick was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the home of her parents in Carmi and lodged in the City-County Jail pending transfer to Wayne County. Judge Timothy Neubauer of Jefferson...
  • Former Freeland teacher arraigned on Midland Co. charges

    07/12/2010 11:35:02 PM PDT · by rahbert · 9 replies
    Midland (MI) Daily News ^ | 6/29/2010 | Kelly Dame
    The former Freeland High School teacher charged in connection to having a sexual relationship with a student appeared in the Midland County District Court this afternoon to be arraigned on eight charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Marcie Lynn Rousseau, 33, Freeland, was arraigned by Judge Stephen P. Carras, who set bond at $80,000 cash or surety. Other bond conditions are no contact with the victim or children under the age of 18 who are not related to her unless the youngster’s parents are present and no use of the Internet social networking website FaceBook. She is represented by Saginaw...
  • Fairfield, Ill., teacher accused of having sex with student

    07/08/2010 1:43:29 AM PDT · by Impy · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Evansville Courier and Press ^ | 7-7-10 | Len Wells
    FAIRFIELD, Ill. — A tip from the public led to the arrest of a Fairfield (Ill.) Community High School gym teacher on charges she had unlawful sexual contact with a student. Haven A. Kirkpatrick, 29, of Fairfield faces eight counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse — all felonies. If convicted, she faces between three and seven years in prison on each count. Kirkpatrick was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the home of her parents in Carmi and lodged in the White County Jail pending transfer to Wayne County. Circuit Judge Tim Neubauer set her bond at $100,000. The arrest...
  • Stanfield teacher arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor (Photo: Guilty)

    07/02/2010 11:58:26 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 106 replies · 1+ views
    Maricopa.com ^ | 7/1/10 | Staff
    On Wednesday at 10:40 p.m. law enforcement officers from several agencies were working a detail in the area of Highway 84 and White and Parker Road in Stanfield. A white SUV pulled off of the roadway near where officers from the Gila River Police Department were working. Using night vision goggles from a distance, the officers observed two individuals in the vehicle appearing to have consensual sexual intercourse. Prior to the officers making contact, the male and female got out of the vehicle and began to argue. The officers later learned that the male subject was only 14 years old,...
  • Teacher who made secret videos back at district

    07/02/2010 11:28:55 AM PDT · by iowamark · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 07/02/2010 | AP
    OGDEN, Iowa – A former Ogden teacher who pleaded guilty to making secret videos of girls in a locker room has been volunteering for his old district. Thomas Perdue had been a teacher and coach in Ogden for 20 years when videotapes of girls and women undressing at the locker room were found at his house in 1995. He pleaded guilty to several counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and served six months in prison... Ogden Superintendent Bill Roederer says Perdue volunteered as an announcer at a school track meet in May. He says officials didn’t feel that anyone...
  • Soccer Coach Accused of Sex With Girl, 16, (& “Crimes Against Nature”)

    06/30/2010 5:34:43 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 23 replies
    BadJocks.com ^ | 6-30-10 | Daily Staff
    An assistant girls soccer coach at Ashley High School in Wilmington, NC is facing a bunch of charges for an in appropriate relationship with one of his players and could be charged in multiple jurisdictions. That’s because he and the girl, 16, went to a relatives house in another county to have sex on more than one occasion, so charges could be brought up there as well. What exactly are “crimes against nature?” According to Wikipedia, that would include “sexual practices that have historically been considered to be crimes against nature include homosexual acts, anal sex, bestiality, and necrophilia. Other...
  • Former teacher charged with unlawful sexual relations

    06/29/2010 4:02:45 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    GateHouse News Service ^ | June 29, 2010 | John Richmeier
    Leavenworth, Kan. — A former Pleasant Ridge High School teacher has been charged with having sexual relations with a student, a prosecution official said. Shannon Young, 36, Lansing, has been charged with three counts of unlawful sexual relations. She was arrested on a warrant Tuesday, according to County Attorney Todd Thompson. Thompson said Young probably wouldn’t make her first court appearance until Wednesday morning. Young allegedly had consensual sexual relations with a 17-year-old boy. The crimes are alleged to have occurred between Aug. 1 and June 2.
  • Rescuing our Kids (& Country) from Karl Marx

    06/29/2010 12:49:46 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 6/29/2010 | Steve Farrell
    It bears repeating: If we hope to halt, reverse and permanently alter America’s descent into the gutter of debauchery and that political tyranny that is forever its companion — “education is the key.” (1) And if so, it must be, it can only be that that education is initiated, financed, and controlled by parents, not by Karl Marx and the Almighty State; no, nor by anyone far removed from our home, our values, our input, and our right to say, “You’re fired!” Of course, Marx, and every godless statist there ever was and is, knew the road to their Godless...
  • Teacher Stephanie Ragusa Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex With Students

    06/28/2010 2:47:15 PM PDT · by inflorida · 47 replies · 2+ views
    ABC News ^ | June 28, 2010 | Ray Sanchez
    A Florida teacher convicted of having sex with two of her students, was called a sexual predator today by a judge who sentenced her to 10 years in prison.Stephanie Ragusa, wearing an orange jumpsuit, cried at one point during her sentencing hearing, but nodded her head in approval as Circuit Judge Chet Tharpe also imposed five years of sexual offender probation on the 31-year-old defendant. "You were a teacher," Tharpe said. "And as parents, we place our trust in teachers to provide a safe environment in which our children can learn. You violated that trust in the worst imaginable way....
  • New York Public Schools Teaches Children that ‘Religion is a Disease’

    06/28/2010 10:12:31 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 35 replies
    OrthodoxNet and NYP ^ | 6/24/2010 | Andrea Peyser
    “RELIGION,” a sheet from English class, handed out to eighth-graders, is provocatively titled. The typewritten paper presents some 20 quotes that can be described as anti-God, coming from philosophers from Kierkegaard to Schopenhauer. Even a “Yiddish proverb.” “Religion is a disease, but a noble disease,” reads the first quote, attributed to Heraclitus. “Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they will think,” reads one by Schopenhauer. Another sheet, titled “GOD,” asks kids to ponder whether religion should be treated as poetry — neither true nor false. Angry parents want to...
  • DPS Board Pres. Resigns After Sexual Allegations

    06/18/2010 4:42:19 PM PDT · by Kieri · 24 replies · 683+ views
    Click On Detroit ^ | 06/18/10 | Various
    DETROIT -- School board members refused Friday to reinstate the group's former president, who resigned a day earlier following allegations he fondled himself repeatedly in front of the district's general superintendent. The board members gave Otis Mathis a letter stating his request for reinstatement has been denied. Vice President Anthony Adams said Friday that Mathis submitted a letter of resignation to the board Thursday afternoon -- the same day district Superintendent Teresa Gueyser filed a complaint of improper behavior. Gueyser alleges that during a meeting in her office, Mathis had his hands down his pants and was fondling himself for...
  • 'La Cage' a folly in school (kids as young as 10 cast to play drag queens in school production)

    06/17/2010 7:28:53 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 18 replies · 615+ views
    NY Post ^ | 6/17/10 | Andrea Peyser
    A manhattan dad nearly choked on his Wheaties when his 14-year-old son timidly asked: "Dad, do I have to wear a dress to school?" No joke. These conversations went on in kitchens and living rooms around the city, as a top school that educates learning-disabled and autistic children staged a student production of "La Cage aux Folles" -- a cross-dressing, limp-wristed, gay comic romp whose main characters are a pair of "married" men. (snip)the kiddie version of "La Cage" was cooked up by the executive director of Child School, a private institution on Roosevelt Island that takes on youngsters from...
  • Anti-War Teachers Disrupt Recognition Ceremony of Military-Minded Students

    06/16/2010 8:21:56 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 20 replies · 649+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 06/16/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Last week two Massachusetts High School teachers took it upon themselves to protest against the U.S. Military as students that had announced plans to join our armed forces were receiving recognition from their school. Incensed students and parents called for the teachers to be fired. History teacher Marybeth Verani and English teacher Adeline Koscher raised signs protesting the military during the June 11 ceremony at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School interrupting the proceedings and angering the parents and their students that were being recognized. Students were upset that these teachers decided to impose their anti-American, anti-Military view on the room full...
  • Pajaro Valley teacher arrested in sex-with-student case (photo is damning)

    06/14/2010 12:29:59 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 58 replies · 3,147+ views
    The Californian ^ | 6-14-10 | Mike Hornick
    A Pajaro Valley High School teacher was arrested Wednesday by Watsonville police on suspicion of sexual intercourse with a student and providing him alcohol, officers said Thursday. Tanya Thienngern, 37, surrendered to police a day after an arrest warrant was issued. Since May 10, Watsonville police have been investigating claims that she was involved in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male student. Thienngern denies she had a sexual relationship with the student, her Monterey-based attorney Joe Cisneros said. She was booked in Santa Cruz County Jail and released Wednesday on $25,000 bail. A court date was set for June...
  • Italy: Prof probed for 'sexual harrassment' on Facebook

    06/09/2010 8:22:54 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies · 23+ views
    AKI ^ | 6/7/2010
    Milan, 7 June (AKI) - A history teacher at a northern Italian technical college was suspended after being reported to police by a number of his female students who accuse him of trying to seduce them on Facebook in exchange for good marks. "When we go out together we won't talk about history but about us," and "How's your jealous boyfriend" were almong the messages the 40-year-old temporary teacher sent to students. The teacher is now being investigated for suspected abuse of office and "private violence", according to prosecutors in the northern city of Milan who are probing the students'...
  • Ex-teacher learns the hard way (Attacks conservative student on blog, gets fired)

    06/09/2010 8:18:01 AM PDT · by denydenydeny · 64 replies · 54+ views
    Philly.com ^ | Wed, Jun. 9, 2010 | Dan Hardy
    Elizabeth Collins has blogged for more than two years about her personal life and experiences as a teacher. One Saturday in February, she posted her thoughts about a student's presentation in her English class at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, an all-girls private school in Villanova. She criticized its tone and political outlook. The student's parents took quick exception to that post, telling the school that even though the blog did not identify their daughter by name, it was aimed at her and was an "attack on a child." The exchange triggered a chain of events that ended...
  • Harvard profs busted for Weare teen party

    06/08/2010 8:08:30 AM PDT · by billorites · 73 replies · 118+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | June 8, 2010 | MARK HAYWARD AND DAN O'BRIEN
    Two Massachusetts doctors, both who teach at Harvard Medical School, were arrested Sunday and charged with facilitating an underage drinking party in which 70 teenagers -- mostly new graduates of St. Paul's School in Concord -- were placed into police custody. Police said J. Wesley Boyd, 46, and Theonia Boyd, 49, were charged with facilitating an underage drinking party. Wesley Boyd said he hosted the graduation party Sunday for his daughter, Ariana, who had graduated from St. Paul's School hours earlier. But the Boyds stressed in two e-mails to guests that drinking and drugs would not be tolerated, he said....
  • Teacher facing sex charges involving 3 students (Presumed Innocent jury awaiting more photos)

    06/02/2010 12:09:58 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 56 replies · 3,114+ views
    WSYR ^ | 6-1-10 | WSYR
    Canandaigua (WSYR-TV) - A Canandaigua school teacher is facing charges, accused of performing oral sex on a 17-year-old student. 36-year-old Marla Gurecki-Haskins is also accused of "Sexting" two other students. Police say some of the incidents happened in her classroom during school hours. According to court paperwork, she's accused of "engaging in text messaging of a sexual nature that encouraged a sexual relationship between the defendant and two 16 year old male students." Haskins is charged with official misconduct, two counts endangering welfare of a child and disseminating indecent material to a minor. The third charge is a felony. Haskins...
  • (NY) Teacher Faces Sex Charges Involving 3 Students

    05/25/2010 4:28:05 AM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 38 replies · 1,558+ views
    Ch13 website ^ | 5/24/10 | Ch13
    Marla Gurecki-Haskins, 36, is charged with official misconduct and two counts endangering welfare of a child. She's also charged with disemminating indecent material to a minor, a felony. According to court paperwork, she's accused of "engaging in text messaging of a sexual nature that encouraged a sexual relationship between the defendant and two 16 year old male students." She's also accused of performing oral sex on a 17-year-old male student in her classroom during school hours. Gurecki-Haskins was arraigned on the charges this morning. She pleaded not guilty and was released on her own recognizance. She has been a certified...
  • Tampa assistant principal accused of sending nude photo of herself to 14-year-old boy

    05/20/2010 7:40:03 AM PDT · by WackySam · 128 replies · 4,452+ views
    tampabay.com ^ | 5-20-10 | Andy Boyle
    TAMPA — A Middleton High School assistant principal was arrested Thursday after authorities say she sent naked pictures of herself to a 14-year-old boy in Manatee County, authorities said. Lauren S. Tilo, 30, will be charged with transmission of material harmful to a minor. Tilo was arrested at her Tampa home at about 6 a.m. Thursday. Here's what deputies say happened: Lilo met the boy in February while playing World of Warcraft, an online multiplayer game. They became friends and aware of their ages. On March 7, Tilo sent the victim a picture of her in a "provocative and sexual...
  • SAN FRANCISCO: Police say school blocked interview in stalking

    05/12/2010 7:48:53 AM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies · 893+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/12/10 | Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross
    San Francisco police want an explanation for why an assistant principal at John O'Connell High School blocked an officer from interviewing a 15-year-old girl who had just been spooked by a stranger who followed and harassed her for blocks in his vehicle. Police say the Mission District school's refusal to allow them to talk to the girl promptly was especially alarming because the stalker appeared to match the description of a man who has been trying to lure young girls into his pickup truck."If some jerk is following your daughter to school, you want the cops to catch the person...
  • Teacher accused of hitting student arrested

    05/10/2010 10:55:39 AM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 43 replies · 1,328+ views
    The Union Leader ^ | May 7, 2010 | Carol Robidoux
    CHESTER – A Chester Academy teacher was charged last week with simple assault after months of investigation by police into allegations that she struck a sixth-grade student in the head. As a result, Raspuzzi was suspended for three days, with pay, back in November. However, the boy's mother, Deb Shaw, is not satisfied. She has persisted in pressing the matter since day one, asking that the district remove the teacher until her son felt "safe enough" to be in class with her. If not for her vigilance, said Shaw, the school might not even have contacted her to let her...
  • Palm Beach Protects LGBT Rights in School Board

    05/03/2010 9:37:45 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 19 replies · 705+ views
    http://www.southfloridagaynews.com ^ | 03 May 2010 | A. Sebastian Fortino
    On April 28, Palm Beach County’s school board voted unanimously to amend their Equal Opportunity Policy and its Policy Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression.” Both policies are expected to be formally ratified at a public hearing within a few weeks. Palm Beach County Human Rights Council (PBCHRC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to end discrimination towards the LGBT community in the county, founded by Rand Hoch, a Civil Rights Attorney. Since 1991 PBCHRC has asked the county’s school board to prohibit discrimination against their gay employees. Hoch says in 1991 there...
  • Teacher Peter Harvey 'beat pupil while shouting die'

    04/26/2010 12:40:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 674+ views
    BBC News ^ | April 26, 2010
    A science teacher beat a pupil around the head with a dumbbell while shouting "die, die, die", a court heard. Peter Harvey, 50, hit the 14-year-old boy with a 3kg weight at All Saints' Roman Catholic School, Mansfield, a jury heard. He denies attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, but has admitted a charge of GBH. Nottingham Crown Court was told students were filmed calling Mr Harvey a "psycho" moments before the attack. Another pupil was filming as Mr Harvey tried to restore discipline. The injured schoolboy, whom Mr Harvey confronted for misbehaving in class, suffered...
  • Sex-Ed Backlash Inhibits McGuinty [Province of Ontario backs down]

    04/23/2010 8:57:44 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 10 replies · 374+ views
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Friday, April 23, 2010 | Lee Greenberg
    .... He insisted the new curriculum applied to "all students in publicly funded schools, including Catholic schools." His education minister, Leona Dombrowsky, also said the Catholic Church supported the new curriculum. But Catholic officials made it clear they were not prepared to implement any of the more controversial elements, including talk of homosexuality and masturbation in Grades 3 and 6 respectively..... "Talking about homosexuality and masturbation to primary children is hardly age appropriate," Sister Joan said. "Certainly it's not in the Catholic community. I'm not judging for other people. "The Church disapproves of masturbation on any level," she said. Homosexual...
  • SUNY Professor Accused Of Raping Young Girl

    04/23/2010 8:02:42 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies · 1,351+ views
    CBS ^ | Apr 23, 2010 10:48 am US/Eastern
    An assistant professor at the State University of New York in Cortland has been arrested in central New York on rape and sexual abuse charges. Daniel DePerno of Cortland is accused of victimizing a teenage girl on several occasions since she was 13. The 39-year-old DePerno was arrested Thursday on charges of second-degree and third-degree rape, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child after a joint investigation by state troopers and SUNY Cortland police. He was arraigned in the town of Cortlandville and ordered held on $250,000 cash bail. A call to his lawyer wasn't immediately returned Friday....
  • Rahway, NJ, gym teacher is charged with sexually assaulting two Pa. girls

    04/18/2010 3:10:47 PM PDT · by Coleus · 10 replies · 1,563+ views
    star ledger ^ | 04.16.10 | Julie O'Connor
    A popular, longtime elementary school gym teacher in Rahway has been arrested and charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting two girls in Pennsylvania, authorities confirmed today. Scott Karaman, 50, who taught gym for nearly two decades at Roosevelt Elementary School, was arrested during an afternoon class on Wednesday. He faces charges including rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child under 13 years old, aggravated indecent assault, indecent exposure and corruption of minors, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Pennsylvania police said the rapes took place between January 1997 and December of 2004, when one of the victims was...
  • No Slop Sloppy Joes for Atlantic City Students

    04/16/2010 11:40:18 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 23 replies · 666+ views
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | Friday, Apr. 16, 2010 | TERESA MASTERSON
    Lunch ladies use cheese sandwiches as weapons of mass punishment In the words of Adam Sandler, "No student can escape the magic of Lunch Lady Land.” This holds true for students under the reign of cafeteria workers’ punishment for a food fight at Atlantic City High School this week. Cheese sandwiches were the only items on the lunch menu for high school students Wednesday and Thursday. The two pieces of bread with one slice of orange-colored cheese cuisine was the only offering at the cafeteria as retribution for a cell-phone-coordinated food fight that broke out recently. Parents were outraged. “It’s...