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7 Sobering Reasons 59 Million Kids Around the World DonâEUR(TM)t Have Teachers
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, teachers, lack of teachers, world )

- 385 days ago -
Maybe all the social media posts with the hashtag #WorldTeachersDay will inspire folks to bring their talents to the classroom.
People Do Not Like Current Education Policies - So Why Do The Leaders Like It
Society & Culture  (tags: educational policies, American displeasure, no testing, all groups, lack of leadership, parents, teachers )

- 424 days ago -
A deeper look into the polling data finds the distaste is overwhelmingly true for blacks, whites and Hispanics, and among Republicans, Democrats, and independents.
More Guns For Everyone Idaho School Arms Teachers and What Could Possibly Go Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, ammo, school, teachers, Idaho, what could go wrong )

- 512 days ago -
America has an estimated 300 million guns and seven shootings an hour. But hey, more guns for everyone anyway. A school in Idaho has bought four rifles and 2,000 rounds of ammunition for faculty.
Atlanta Teachers And Principals Convicted In Cheating Scandal
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, Administrators, APS Superintendent Beverly Hall, Georgia, education, school cheating )

- 574 days ago -
In reality, investigative report published in 2011 by the Georgia governors office made clear that teachers would be fired unless they complied with the cheating regime overseen by former APS Superintendent Beverly Hall. The old between rock n hard place
Can the Feds Keep High-Poverty Schools From Being Dumping Grounds for Bad Teachers?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, equal rights, poverty, teachers, opportunity )

- 712 days ago -
The U.S. Department of Education plans to enforce policies designed to ensure that low-income, minority kids are taught by competent, highly qualified instructors.
Only 1 In 5 Teachers In U.S. Are Non-White
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, minorities, society, teachers, racial diversity, ethics, news, family )

- 905 days ago -
U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students. Almost half the students attending public schools are minorities, yet fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers is nonwhite.
Idaho Woman Fired Over 'Immoral' Facebook Photo, But Football Coach Boyfriend Is Not (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, teachers, ethics, society, facebook, Americans, women, men, sexist, rights, freedoms )

- 1085 days ago -
An Idaho high school basketball coach was fired after posting a picture of her boyfriend touching her chest on Facebook, but the boyfriend, who coaches football at the same school, is still at his job.
*Take Action* 9 Quotes About Teaching That Might Actually Make You Miss the Classroom
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, society, Teachers )

- 1140 days ago -
From Robert Frost to Queen Latifah, these famous people have super smart insights. Read these inspiring quotes and thank a teacher. Take Action included.
15 Girls Under Investigation After 12-Year-Old Commits Suicide (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: bullying, sadness, suicide, children, teachers, facebook, ethics, society, culture, safety, law, media, freedoms, crime, news )

- 1140 days ago -
A group of 15 teenage girls is reportedly under investigation in connection with the suicide of a 12-year-old former classmate, the Lakeland Ledger reported on Thursday.
S.C. Teacher Bullied Student Mercilessly, Called Him "Gay Boy," Until Student Attempted Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: bullying, teachers, education, ethics, children, crime, freedoms, news, rights, society, sadness, safety, gayrights, corruption, law )

- 1147 days ago -
According to lawsuit, teacher repeatedly belittled the student in front of his peers, calling him names in class such as 'Gay,' 'Gay Boy,' 'Mrs. Pete,' 'Mrs. Peters.
Take Action: Teachers Should Never Bully Their Students ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, bullying, environment, protection, teachers )

- 1269 days ago -
No child should go to school in fear of the leaders who are supposed to help guide their futures. We must send a message to teachers that bullying students won't be tolerated by creating federal anti-bullying laws that address not only peer-to-peer
An Open Challenge to Michelle Rhee and the Corporate Education Zombies
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, law, media, politics, society, students, teachers, testing )

- 1313 days ago -
Boycotting standardized testing in Seattle was a stand for students and a better education.
Rebuking Call to Arms, California Teachers Choose Firearm Divestment
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, california, children, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, safety, society, Teachers )

- 1386 days ago -
Pension group voted unanimously in response to Sandy Hook school shooting. This very large pension will no longer be investing in the manufacture of fire arms.
Romney And Obama Present Their Visions At 'Education Nation'
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, teachers, education, freedoms, rights, politics )

- 1491 days ago -
Tuesday, for the first time in this campaign, the subject of education bubbled to the surface and took center stage. At NBC News' Education Nation, an annual summit to discuss the current state of education in the U.S. and the ways it can be improved...
Biden: GOP Considers Teachers Selfish
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, education, politics, Biden, americans, children, culture )

- 1550 days ago -
"They characterize you as only caring about yourself," Biden said at the American Federation of Teachers conference. "But the fact of the matter is, I don't think they know you. I don't think [Romney] knows you."

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