Being gay and working as a teacher at a Catholic school has proven to be a volatile combination. There have been multiple cases of Catholic schools firing gay teachers: for publicly supporting gay marriage or even having a same sex partner identified in the obituary of the teacher's mother.
The latest such case... Read More »
In February, an 80-year-old Ohio woman died. Her obituary mentioned that she was survived by her daughter Carla Hale, as well as her daughter's partner, Julie. And with that, Carla says, she lost her job.
Hale is a longtime teacher at Bishop Watterson High School, a Catholic school in Columbus. An... Read More »
Emily Herx couldn't have children. She suffered from a diagnosed medical condition that causes infertility, but she and her husband were determined. A Catholic school teacher, Herx asked her principal to take some sick days so she could undergo fertility treatments, reports the Journal Gazette. Soon after, she... Read More »
Here at AOL Jobs, our RSS feeds are filled daily with teachers doing wild, wacky, frightening and upsetting things. The teacher scandals can be roughly divided into three categories:
Sexually abusive or creepy (by far the most common).
Feces and urine going places feces and urine shouldn't go.
Being... Read More »