Teachers

Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.

David Pfaff, a science teacher at Bailey Middle School, was seen snatching a chair from underneath one of his students.

When footage surfaced of a Columbia, SC high school student being flipped in her desk and then dragged across the floor by a school resource officer, there was collective outrage from a community tired of seeing officers abuse their power and Black people being disproportionately on the receiving end of that abuse. Even more disturbing […]

It's unclear who the students in the dated video are, or if their behavior was addressed by the school. But what this video does show is that teachers do indeed get bullied.

Awards season for students is usually a joyous occasion, but one Texas family was livid to find that their son received something called a “Ghetto Classroom Award.” Two teachers known as Mrs. Garner and Mr. Couch handed out certifies to a 14-year-old and a few other eighth graders at Sulphur Springs Middle School, according to MSN. The certificate […]

A new study released by Stanford University has revealed that teachers of all races are more harsh on black children due to overbearing stereotypes. According to Huffington Post, the study performed by 57 female teachers showed the educators kept the standards of proper behavior and responsibility first when it came to misbehaving children. In the […]

The mother of a 11-year-old from Georgia has slammed the school system for not taking stronger action against a school nurse who verbally assaulted her son in October. Jason Ezzard, a sixth grader, was seen throwing a bag of chips in the cafeteria at Mundy’s Mill Middle School in Clayton County. School nurse Beverly Barnes then […]

A substitute teacher at a middle school in Prince Georges County, Maryland is being investigated on charges of disciplining students with a belt last week, according to Washington D.C.’s Fox 5. In the video, the unnamed male teacher can be seen hoisting a belt and thrusting it down forcefully toward the floor at what appears […]

#Detroit teacher gives student kidney, new life. http://t.co/mzY9k85Vx4pic.twitter.com/26rGTVZONL — The Detroit News (@detroitnews) May 19, 2015 It’s long been known that teachers can transform and save lives, but a Detroit, Michigan gym teacher just set a new bar. Nadirah Muhammad, 39, a gym teacher at West Side Academy in Detroit, donated a kidney to A’Ja […]

“You’re our hero!” Support for the now-suspended New Jersey teacher who allowed her third-graders to write get-well letters to former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal was undeniable at an Orange Public School Board meeting Tuesday. Individuals flanking both sides of Marilyn Zuniga called for her reinstatement while she appealed to the board to allow her to continue […]

After being found guilty of the largest cheating scandal in the nation, 10 former Atlanta educators were sentenced Tuesday, some up to seven years in prison. Judge Jerry Baxter of Fulton County Superior Court sentenced the educators to less stringent prison terms than the 20 years previously expected, USA Today reports. The educators were accused of taking part in a cheating scandal by changing […]

In response to a decision made by their union to stand with organizations calling for justice for Eric Garner, who was killed by an NYPD chokehold, a group of New York City schoolteachers moved last week to show their support for the NYPD in the classroom. One image, culled by the New York Post from Facebook, shows a […]