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Julie Cavanagh Teacher: On Special Needs Testing   video
Society & Culture  (tags: testing for students with special needs, Julie Cavanagh, teacher, special needs, definition of insanity, cookie cutter tests, common core )

- 1469 days ago -
This is Autism Awareness Month and while we are educating ourselves on this we need to understand that these children have an even harder time trying to take all these cookie cutter tests. As this teacher said "this is the definition of insanity."
Georgia Teacher Fired For Protesting Michael Brown Shooting - Tell School District to Reinstate Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, Fulton County School District, Maryam Shakir, teacher, firing, protest, Michael Brown shooting, Darren Wilson, non-indictment, free speech rights, reinstatement, petition )

- 1571 days ago -
Maryam Shakir arranged for a substitute to cover her class, & took part in walk-out denouncing non-indictment of Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Georgia teachers don't have collective bargaining rights, so she can't contest her firing. But we can!
Don't Fire Catholic Teacher for Becoming Pregnant - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholic Church, Montana, education, schools, teacher, pregnancy, women, Pope Francis, contracts, hypocricy )

- 1896 days ago -
A beloved Catholic teacher in Montana was just fired simply for becoming pregnant. According to diocesan officials, she's now a bad example for her students.
Ohio Teacher Suspended After Using Racial Slurs to Complain About Trick-or-Treaters in Facebook Post
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, trick or treaters, racism, facebook, teacher, children, ethics, society, sadness )

- 2002 days ago -
A northeast Ohio music teacher has been suspended after posting a Facebook rant over the weekend to complain about trick-or-treaters.
Teacher Stumbles Across 340-Year-Old Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: Teacher, 340 year old Bible )

- 3020 days ago -
A sixth-grade teacher in Bonduel, Wis., discovered a 340-year-old German Bible in an old safe in a small Lutheran church school where she works.The 1,500-page Bible, a copy of Martin Luther's translation, was printed in Germany in 1670,
Teacher Shot and Killed at Tacoma, Wash., School
Society & Culture  (tags: teacher, shot dead, at School, protection, order )

- 3342 days ago -
TACOMA, Wash. - A man shot and killed a special education teacher as she walked into her Tacoma, Wash., school Friday, shortly before students began arriving for school.
Officials: Inskip Shootings Occurred Shortly After Teacher Contract Nixed
Society & Culture  (tags: education, teacher, shoots, principal, assistant, principal )

- 3356 days ago -
KNOXVILLE - The principal and assistant principal shot by an angry teacher Wednesday at Inskip Elementary School initially considered calling in security when they told him he wouldn't have a job next year, officials said today.
Teacher Sentenced for Having Relationship With Student
Society & Culture  (tags: teacher, sex, student, crime, police, prison )

- 3413 days ago -
IDAHO FALLS - The middle school PE teacher who admitted to having a relationship with one of her students was sentenced Thursday morning.
Officers Unsure Sex Charge Led to Standoff
Society & Culture  (tags: teacher, sex, teenage girl, stabbing, infant, son )

- 3468 days ago -
A Lamar school district teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student was arrested Friday after a three-hour standoff at his Sugar Land apartment, where police said he earlier held his family hostage and repeatedly stabbed his infant son
Teacher Martha Spriggs, Winner of a $25,000 Milken Educator Award, Said She's Still "Reeling" From the Honor
Society & Culture  (tags: teacher, wins, milken Educator award, education, GoodNews )

- 3471 days ago -
In a scenario common in the corporate world but almost unheard of in teaching, a Minneapolis middle school teacher's dedication got her a nice, fat bonus Tuesday -- $25,000 with no strings attached.
Queens Teacher Pleads Guilty to Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, boy, teacher, child, sick note, wrong priorities )

- 3547 days ago -
A Queens public school teacher pleaded guilty to second-degree rape charges Tuesday for having sex with a 14-year-old student.
Rosemary "Rosie" Carolina GALPIN-SANTIZO Dies in Accident in Jordan
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosie, Santizo, Seattle, Mariners, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Islam, artist, teacher, language instructor, Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, international business and law, compassionate, pictures, photos, performance, interesting, death, activists, cel )

- 3861 days ago -
Some heroes never make the National news. But,Rosie will be missed by hundreds of professional Baseball players. She was a bat girl for the Seattle Mariners before taking a job with an Israeli team. She had talent, beauty, education and a love of baseball
Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct Moves From State to State
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, corruption, crime, child, violence, safety, sexual abuse, school, teacher )

- 4202 days ago -
He came with glowing recommendations and years of experience as a Spanish teacher and coach in Oklahoma. But Ramirez and his former employer failed to mention that he had been accused of having an improper relationship with a female student during his six
Teacher Arrested for Child Sexual Abuse--Attempts Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, crime, education, internet, police, teacher )

- 4235 days ago -
Police say the 6th grade educator sexually assaulted a minor multiple times in Vermont this year and took lewd photos of the child. Authorities say they found the kiddie porn at Foster's home after getting search warrants.
Cyphers Gets 36 Years For Molestation
Society & Culture  (tags: children, teacher, coach, sexual abuse, molesting, violence )

- 4281 days ago -
A former Tyler coach and teacher was sentenced to 36 years in prison Tuesday for repeatedly molesting an 8-year-old girl.

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