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  • With no new talks, LA teacher strike all but inevitable

    01/14/2019 3:49:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1/14/19
    A strike by tens of thousands of teachers in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district, is all but inevitable starting Monday after the two sides did not renew negotiations over the weekend. Talks broke down Friday when the teachers' union rejected as "woefully inadequate" a new offer from the LA Unified School District. With no new discussions scheduled, pickets are likely to begin at 7 a.m. as teachers stand firm on sticking points including higher pay and smaller class sizes. Schools will stay open if a walkout happens. The district, with 640,000 students, has hired hundreds of substitutes to...
  • School superintendent under fire for defending child molester at sentencing hearing (New York)

    01/11/2019 2:28:41 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    EAG News ^ | JANUARY 9, 2019 | VICTOR SKINNER
    A New York school superintendent recently testified as a character witness for a neighbor who was convicted last year of fondling an 11-year-old boy. Sweet Home schools superintendent Anthony Day testified at the sentencing hearing for Luiz Pereira in December to help his friend and neighbor avoid jail and defend his character. A jury convicted Pereira, a 54-year-old college administrator, of felony unlawful contact with a minor ... Despite some backlash, school board members have stood firmly behind the superintendent. Six board members signed a statement to district parents and staff defending Day’s testimony ... Judge Anthony Vardaro ultimately sentenced...
  • Students walkout to protest firing of Christian teacher for opposing transgender pronoun use rules

    12/12/2018 10:02:17 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/12/2018 | By Leah MarieAnn Klett,
    Students at a public high school have demonstrated their support for a Christian teacher fired from his position because he refused to refer to a trans-identified student by their preferred pronoun. Less than 24 hours after the West Point, Virginia school board unanimously voted to terminate high school French instructor Peter Vlaming, a large group of students walked out of their classes to protest the decision. “He's an amazing man,” student Wyatt Pedersen told WWBT News. “I think he really was going with what he believed was right and it's really unfair that he’s being punished for that, especially in...
  • High School Teacher Arrested After Forcibly Cutting Student's Hair

    12/07/2018 9:21:50 AM PST · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    945wfla.iheart.com ^ | Dec 7, 2018 | posted by Bill Galluccio
    A chemistry teacher at University Preparatory High School in Visalia, California was arrested after she forcibly cut a student's hair while singing the "Star-Spangled Banner." One of the students in Margaret Gieszinger's chemistry class recorded the disturbing incident, which showed the teacher ordering a male student to "take a seat" in front of the class and cutting off a piece of his hair and then tossing it over her shoulder. The video then cuts to the teacher grabbing a female student in an attempt to cut her hair, causing the girl and the other students in the class to run...
  • Virginia high school teacher fired for refusing to use transgender student's new pronouns

    12/07/2018 4:33:16 AM PST · by Captain Jack Aubrey · 43 replies
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 12/07/2018 | By GRAHAM MOOMAW
    A Virginia high school teacher was fired Thursday for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns, a case believed to be the first of its kind in the state. After a four-hour hearing, the West Point School Board voted 5-0 to terminate Peter Vlaming, a French teacher at West Point High School who resisted administrators’ orders to use male pronouns to refer to a ninth-grade student who had undergone a gender transition. The board met in closed session for nearly an hour before the vote. Like a similar transgender rights case in nearby Gloucester County that eventually reached the...
  • Teacher Who Spoiled Santa Won't Return to NJ School

    12/05/2018 5:36:28 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    School officials say a substitute teacher who told first-grade students in New Jersey that Santa Claus isn't real will not be returning to the school.
  • Substitute teacher says ... he got banned from Parkway school

    11/16/2018 8:37:16 AM PST · by rwa265 · 20 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 11/16/2018 | Rachel Rice
    A substitute teacher who has taught for years at Parkway South High School claims school administrators banned him from working there after he thanked students for saying the Pledge of Allegiance and a student complained. The substitute teacher, Jim Furkin, told the Parkway School Board his story at their meeting Wednesday night and asked them to look into it. “I’d like to know what happened,” Furkin said. ------------- Furkin told the Post-Dispatch that in late October he was the substitute teacher for a freshman English class at Parkway South High when the school made its daily announcements over the PA...
  • Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back...

    11/08/2018 8:44:29 AM PST · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 8, 2018 | DM Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back after cancer treatment A viral video of a Baltimore teaching getting punched in the face by a student has sparked an investigation by the school district. Posted on Wednesday, the video shows a teacher and a student engaged in a vicious argument at Frederick Douglass High School in Gwynns Falls Parkway. According to the user who shared the video, the teacher had just returned to the classroom after recovering from cancer surgery. In the clip, a fellow classmate can be seen holding...
  • Maywood Teacher Arrested, Caught On Video Punching Student In Classroom (video)

    11/02/2018 8:22:58 PM PDT · by blueyon · 54 replies
    CBSLosangles ^ | 11/02/19 | CBS2-KCAL9???
    MAYWOOD (CBSLA) — A teacher was arrested Friday after a violent confrontation with a student inside a classroom. Video of the incident at Maywood Academy High School shows the teacher swinging at the student following an alleged dispute over the uniform the student was wearing. Police and school district officials had not identified the teacher at the time of this report. Parents want answers. “I’m shocked. Why did it have to escalate to this point?” one
  • Iran: protests with serious threat to the regime

    Iran has lots of oil and gas., The South Pars/North Dome Gas-Condensate Field in the Persian Gulf, which it shares with Qatar, is thought to be the largest natural gas field in the world. Iran had about US$50 billion a year selling its oil before US sanction. Never the less, today, in Iran, the people are suffering from unemployment and high prices. Reportedly On the morning of Tuesday, October 16, a large group of retirees protested in front of the regime's program and budget organization in Tehran. Protesters from different provinces, including Fars and Kermanshah, have come to Tehran to...
  • Teen Filmed Sex with Teacher During Pep Rally, Say Police

    10/16/2018 11:10:10 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/2018 | Merrill Hooe
    Port Barre police say a 25-year-old Louisiana substitute teacher was caught on camera having sex with a 10th grade male student. The couple allegedly skipped out on a high school pep rally for sex in a classroom. Constance Robertson, 25, was arrested Monday and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile for having sex with the 16-year-old Port Barre High School student, according to KATC. Apparently, the teen recorded their pep rally tryst on his cell phone and, subsequently, shared it with other students. On October 11, school administrators began to hear rumors about the purported sexual misconduct. They...
  • Domestic Unrest Tighten Screws on Iran's Regime

    10/14/2018 8:54:41 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 9 replies
    world press ^ | Oct 14,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    While Iran’s economy is collapsing, and this will eventually be forcing poor people into disastrous condition and when the Trump administration is pushing its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran into overdrive, with Tuesday’s announcement that the State Department is aiming to cut off all Iranian oil exports by November. While the Iranian rial has lost more than 85 percent of its value against the US dollar in recent months. last week Iran faced with Social unrest and Protests such as truck driver and merchants strike. Today Following calls for a strike on October 14 that was widely circulated on social...
  • Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader

    10/12/2018 8:12:18 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader © Getty Images A teacher who claimed President Trump’s senior policy adviser Stephen Miller ate glue while he was a third-grade student in her class has reportedly been suspended from her job. The Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday that the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District placed Nikki Fiske on “home assignment” following her disclosures to The Hollywood Reporter. A spokeswoman for the school district to the Times that they are concerned about Fiske’s “release of student information, including allegations that the release may not have complied...
  • Teacher Learns Harsh Lesson After Calling for Kavanaugh Assassination

    10/10/2018 3:22:57 AM PDT · by JonnyFive · 31 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 10/09/18 | CILLIAN ZEAL
    A Minnesota teacher who called for the death of Brett Kavanaugh on Twitter has been suspended with pay after the threat was reported to the FBI, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The unnamed teacher, who goes by the Twitter handle @lookitsSammm, got her fifteen minutes of viral infamy after the minatory tweet on Saturday, according to the Star Tribune. “So whose (sic) going to take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?” @lookitsSammm wrote.
  • Liberal Teacher Tweets: “So Who’s Gonna Take One For the Team and Kill Kavanaugh?”

    10/08/2018 6:16:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 8, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    A liberal teacher has been placed on leave as her school district investigates a tweet she sent urging people to kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI in Minneapolis confirmed it is aware of tweet, which has since been deleted. The now-deleted tweet appears below: As Newsweek reports, she has been placed on leave: The teacher from the Intermediate School District 917’s Alliance Education Center in Rosemount, Minnesota, allegedly tweeted references of killing Kavanaugh, the Star Tribune reported. “So whose [sic] gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?” the tweet, which has since been deleted, allegedly read. REACH PRO-LIFE...
  • Liberal Teacher Tweets: “So Who’s Gonna Take One For the Team and Kill Kavanaugh?”

    10/08/2018 4:47:14 PM PDT · by JME_FAN · 158 replies
    Life News ^ | October 8, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    A liberal teacher has been placed on leave as her school district investigates a tweet she sent urging people to kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI in Minneapolis confirmed it is aware of tweet, which has since been deleted. The now-deleted tweet appears below:
  • On Twitter: Teacher Solicits Murder Of Kavanaugh In Environment Of Intent,Young Feminist...

    10/08/2018 8:01:16 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 99 replies
    populist media ^ | Oct 7, 2018 | Kari Donovan
    Sunday, a public school teacher posted a solicitation for the murder of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in an atmosphere of intent to harm and destroy America foundations. Twitter users were quick to grab screenshots, of her postings on Facebook and Twitter before she deleted both accounts and report her to the FBI. “Who will take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?” posted Samantha Ness. What did the pressure to be violent, the pressure of the Feminist Movement to believe lies and the power of brainwashing and Communist organizing agitation from the Democrat party do this young professional...
  • Teacher Fired-Refused 50% Credit to Students Who Didn't Do Homework-Leaves Goodbye on Whiteboard

    09/26/2018 4:23:50 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 72 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 09/25/2018 | Snejana Farberov
    A Florida history teacher says she was fired for refusing to give half-credit to students who didn't turn in their assignments - and now her farewell message to her class is going viral. Diane Tirado says West Gate K-8 School in Port St Lucie had a 'no zero' policy, requiring teachers to give students no less than a 50-per cent grade on assignments. Tirado, 52, tells television station WPTV that she was fired on September 14 when she refused to follow the policy after several students didn't turn in a homework project she had assigned two weeks earlier. Before leaving,...
  • Teacher fired after refusing to abide by ‘No zero' policy when students didn't hand in work

    09/25/2018 9:10:38 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 22 replies
    WFTV ^ | September 25, 2018 | Kelly Healey
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A South Florida teacher said she was fired after she refused to give a student a 50 percent grade on homework that was not turned in, CNN reported. Port St. Lucie teacher Diana Tirado said students should not get credit for work that was never handed in. Tirado said motivation and inspiration is what she strives to provide her students. Tirado has been a teacher for years, but she started at West Gate K-8 School in August as an eighth-grade history teacher. "Teaching is a calling for me," she said. Tirado said she assigned an...
  • Charleston teacher used grades to pressure student into sex, lawsuit claims

    09/21/2018 9:49:19 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 28 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 9/20/2018
    A math teacher at Burke High School coerced one of her students into performing sexual acts by threatening to dock his grade, according to a lawsuit filed in Charleston County circuit court Thursday. The teacher, Jennifer Danielle Olajire-Aro, 27, of Devlin Road on Johns Island, was arrested in December 2017 and charged with one count of sexual battery with a student 16 or 17 years of age, according to court records. She taught pre-calculus and algebra and worked as a tennis coach at Burke and had no prior criminal record. The criminal court case is still pending. The student was...