Thursday, November 22, 2012


  • Stadium Elementary Teacher Fired From Rhode Island School For Punishing ...

    Temperatures were in the 40s Monday just after the lunch hour when the teacher opted to send two Stadium Elementary School students outside without jackets for speaking out of turn.

  • In Bangalore, a 'What Not to Wear' for Teachers

    Such derision against teachers would have been inconceivable in an India of even a generation ago. India's teachers may be poorly paid like many of their peers around the globe, but are treated with great deference in a country that places supreme ...

  • Fenwick teacher wins 'Jeopardy!' tournament

    Burnett, an Advanced Placement world history teacher and coach of the Scholastic Bowl team at the Oak Park school, beat two other finalists on Tuesday's episode, which was taped about seven weeks ago.

  • Education Report: Deadline nearing for teachers to seek ...

    Follow her at Nov. 19. is a cool website that allows members of the community to support projects in local schools that are posted by teachers who can't afford to buy all the supplies necessary to implement ...

  • Teachers across Allegheny County lack contracts

    Teachers in seven school districts across Allegheny County are working without contracts and while some districts say negotiations have been amicable and are close to producing a deal, others report little progress and say they moving closer to a strike.

  • Contract approved in North Shore school district

    Officials and union leaders have ratified a new two-year contract for teachers in Highland Park-based North Shore School District 112, where teachers went on strike for one day in October. Board of Education members voted unanimously Nov. 20 to approve ...

  • Canadian Association of University Teachers launches Canada's Past Matters ...

    OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2012 -- /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has unveiled a national campaign exposing the threats to Canada's cultural institutions and historic sites and proposing what must be done to reverse the damage.

  • Teachers union chief slams 'top-down' reform

    Showing the same combativeness that was on display during the recent strike, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said Tuesday that the wealthy backers of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to overhaul the city's troubled schools should donate ...

  • Commentary: Time to invest in teachers, reform education

    Last week, the nation celebrated American Education Week--an opportunity to honor educators for their selfless work creating learning environments for our children to grow and thrive.

  • Elementary teacher was abusive, parents say

    Now, the parents are pressing for the San Diego Unified School District to take a stronger stance against emotional abuse - with steps including reporting accused teachers to law enforcement for investigation. Although that might sound excessive for a ...

  • Regis University program trains teachers to embrace cultural diversity

    "We're teaching our teachers how to make their curriculums accessible to all students, regardless of their first language, and at the same time to respect that first language.

  • Contract negotiations with teachers loom for District 113A

    Michelle Nevin, president of the Lemont-Bromberek Council of American Federation of Teachers Local 604, said teachers in the union have yet to meet as a group to discuss terms, the pay freeze or what their priorities will be heading into the spring.

  • Hanover Teacher Helps Students See Thanksgiving Through More Than One Lens

    Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, teachers face a challenge. How do you help students uncover the real story of this holiday in a culturally sensitive way?

  • COD Condemns Govt Handling of Teachers' Strike

    Windhoek - The opposition Congress of Democrats (CoD) says the way government handled the nationwide strike involving teachers indicates serious "fault lines" exist between the Swapo Party and the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW).

  • Goshen teacher wins the Oscar of awards and a $25000 check

    When Crystal Dozier heard her name announced, the third-grade teacher at Spaulding Elementary jumped a little, as if startled, and she looked left and right at fellow teachers to make sure she'd heard it right. Then she walked dazedly to the front of ...

  • Northern Highlands teacher awarded prestigious fellowship

    As national standards in education are transitioning into an environment more in tuned with an international market, the way students are absorbing information is vastly changing.

  • D-158, teachers meet their needs

    HUNTLEY - Both sides in a new District 158 teachers contract praised the three-year agreement, saying it properly compensates teachers while not overburdening the district's finances. What may have been lost in the hoopla of both sides ratifying the ...

  • Virtual students: Carbon Co. school works with online program to continue ...

    "The core teachers are working to make sure they get the education they need instead of losing them from our district," said HEM English teacher Sarah Jones, who also teaches the virtual students. "We want to make sure they are working with teachers ...

  • Rhode Island substitute teacher disciplined for sending kids out in the cold

    CRANSTON, R.I. - School officials in Cranston say they've disciplined a substitute teacher who punished two third-graders by sending them out in the cold weather without coats.

  • As teachers group releases survey critical of extended day, DISD trustees ...

    Dallas ISD trustees will consider next week removing a time-limit rule from policy that added 45-minutes to the workday for educators, who have decried how the time is being used.

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