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  • California teacher suspected of lighting 2 fires at school

    Investigators are trying to determine why a high school teacher started two small fires on campus while classes were in session. Police say Timothy Mark Ridgway was arrested Friday on suspicion of arson at Redlands East Valley High School east of Los Angeles. It wasn’t known Sunday if the...
  • Homeschool Student Speaks Out About Being Kidnapped by Teacher

    Elizabeth Thomas, the teenager who was kidnapped by her teacher Tad Cummins last year and driven across the country for 38 days, is speaking out about the experience. Elizabeth was only 15 when her health science teacher sat across from her in his classroom and told her “You’d look...
  • The Latest: Arizona governor praises teacher salary raises

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on approval of big raises for Arizona’s teachers following a weeklong strike that closed most of the state’s schools (all times local): 9: 15 a.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is hailing approval of budget legislation providing more than $300 million in raises for many...
  • Arizona teachers walk out of their poorly equipped classrooms

    Phoenix, Arizona (CNN)When Elisabeth Milich posted her pay stub on Facebook, she was completely unprepared for the viral stir. A few mean people insulted her makeup. Others accused her of whining. After all – she chose a career in education and gets summers off. What did she expect? But...
  • Teacher, church choir director admits sexual conduct with student

    A former music teacher for Port Republic Elementary School has admitted to sexual conduct with a student while the boy was in the 7th and 8th grade. Brian McSee, 53, of Port Republic, taught the boy’s choir class at the school and was also the choir director at St....
  • Back to school: West Virginia teachers return to classroom

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – At Stonewall Jackson Middle School in West Virginia, students filed past a sign that read: “Welcome back, let’s roll.” It’s been nine school days without class. Students returned Wednesday to Stonewall Jackson and other schools across West Virginia, a day after the state’s teachers wangled a...
  • West Virginia House approves raises to end teacher strike

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s House approved a 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice to end a walkout by West Virginia teachers though schools in all of its 55 counties planned to stay closed Thursday. House approval 98-1 of the proposed raise came Wednesday evening. The...
  • Former teacher sentenced for having relationship with student

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – A former high school teacher and UGA star player was sentenced to prison after he convicted of sexually assaulting a former student. Mikey Henderson was charged in 2017 after allegations emerged he had a two-and-a-half-year relationship with a then-16-year-old girl. A judge told the former Parkview High School...
  • Pastor and his family accused of robbing Sunday school teacher

    More than robbing Peter to pay Paul, an Ohio pastor’s family is accused of a violent theft from one of his parish’s Sunday school teachers. Anthony Morris, a 49-year-old pastor at St. Paul’s AME Zion Church in downtown Toledo, was arrested along with his wife Zelda for an alleged...