Teacher

  • Louisiana teacher demands apology after being handcuffed at meeting

    The Louisiana middle school teacher who was thrown out of a school board meeting, handcuffed and booked on criminal charges says she won’t be silenced and wants an apology. “By silencing my voice they’ve also taken away, or tried to take away, my First Amendment right to speak,” English...
  • Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) – A Louisiana teacher who spoke out about teacher pay at a school board meeting was handcuffed by a law officer as she screamed on the floor while the officer tried to gain control of her in a brief struggle. In dramatic video posted by KATC-TV, the...
  • Parents give teacher wine with son’s face on label

    DAYTON, Ohio (FOX 13) – It’s either a teacher’s favorite gift or their worst nightmare. A student in Ohio posted photos on Twitter of the gift one of his parents gave his little brother’s teacher for Christmas and it’s, if nothing else, unique. DJ Sommers of Dayton, Ohio said...
  • UPDATE: Teacher arrested after students record her snorting powder

    A high school teacher was arrested for drug possession after students recorded her snorting a powder in her classroom. Pupils at Lake Central High School in Indiana stood outside the room where Samantha Cox, an English teacher, took herself and what appeared to be drugs into the corner. They...
  • Texas teacher adopts 16-year-old student

    A Texas teacher went above and beyond the call of duty by adopting one of the students in her classroom.  Anthony Berry, 16, spent the weekend celebrating with his new mother, Bennie Berry. The duo officially became a family at an adoption ceremony in Beaumont, Texas last Friday.  “I...
  • Teacher suspended after video shows her pulling hijab off student’s head

    A video was posted on social media earlier this week showing a student wearing a hijab and hiding her face as someone took the headscarf off her head, exposing her hair to the classroom. As she tries to readjust the religious head covering other students can be seen playing...
  • Parent who held teacher at gunpoint and hostage has been shot!

    SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The parent, identified as Riverside resident Luvelle Kennon, 27, died later at a hospital, said Riverside Police Officer Ryan Railsback. The teacher, Linda Montgomery,...
  • Elementary School Teacher Arrested for Relationship with Student!

    An elementary school counselor in Texas faces charges over a sexual relationship with a student. Barbara Lynn Orpineda, 31, was arrested Wednesday night on charges of sexual assault of a child and engaging in an improper relationship with a student, news station KLTV reported. Orpineda was placed on administrative leave...
  • Teacher Sued for ‘hang him’ comment to black student!

    Parents of a former student are suing a central Mississippi school district, alleging a racially biased comment by a white substitute teacher about their black son being hanged. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Jackson by Tony and Kayla Lindsey against the Rankin County school district, contract...