Teacher

  • Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex with teen student!

    A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that 28-year-old Brittany Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case that drew international attention, The Arizona Republic reported. “I...
  • A teacher made black students take part in a mock slave auction

    • An upstate New York teacher cast black students in mock slave auctions as part of a fifth grade social studies lesson, prosecutors said. • The teacher singled out African-American children, pretended to put shackles on them, and auctioned them off to their white classmates, according to the New...
  • Teacher arrested after bringing a loaded gun an knife to school!

    Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County Schools Police say she faces two misdemeanor charges of carrying a concealed weapon. A...
  • National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson speaks on being a black man in education!

    What is it like teaching history as a black man in the South? When we hear about history lessons in the South, they tend not to be that accurate. How do you kind of push back against that whitewashing of history? Sylvia Robinson, who grew up in rural Virginia...
  • Teacher arrested for allegdly having sex with students and giving them pot brownies in his office!

    A high school music teacher in Pennsylvania is accused of having sex with a student inside his office and repeatedly supplying two girls with marijuana edibles. Jeremiah Triplett, a 30-year-old teacher at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, is facing charges of institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with a...
  • Ex-Alaska teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen

     A former Alaska high school teacher and pastor will be going to prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl at the school, a church and his home. The Ketchikan Daily News reports 60-year-old Douglas Edwards was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison with 12 years suspended after pleading guilty...
  • Man recieves 25years for death of teacher!

    A man convicted of helping hide the death of a missing Georgia teacher has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. News outlets reported that 34-year-old Bo Dukes was sentenced Friday morning in court in Abbeville. Dukes was convicted Thursday night of lying to investigators about the 2005 death...
  • Former North Georgia teacher sentenced for sex with underage student

    A former North Georgia teacher will serve jail time after prosecutors said she had a sexual relationship with an underage student. Raquel Eleana Spencer  was sentenced to 10 years after pleading guilty Friday to sexual assault by a person with supervisory and disciplinary authority,the Dalton Daily Citizen reported. Spencer...
  • LA teachers union postpone their strike until Monday!

    The union representing teachers in Los Angeles has postponed the start of a possible strike until Monday because of uncertainty over whether a judge would order a delay. United Teachers Los Angeles previously said its 35,000 members would walk off the job Thursday. But a judge is considering whether...