There's no shortage of cases in which workers claim they've been discriminated against by a supervisor because of race. But it's unusual for employees to formally complain of racism from a fellow member of a minority.
Yet, that's the scenario that's played out in suburban Seattle, where nine black employees... Read More »
A Tennessee high school principal resigned on Thursday after telling gay students "you're going to hell" and a pregnant student "your life is over," according to student reports. The principal also allegedly demanded that students pray.
At Haywood County schools, "physical contact" is a minor infraction, but... Read More »
Los Angeles-area parents continue to be rocked by accusations that teachers in the city's school system have engaged students in sexual acts.
As the Los Angeles Times reports, a seventh L.A. school employee has been arrested, following an incident in which it's alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old female... Read More »
An elementary school gym teacher in Denver has been charged with a felony after she made a phony bomb threat, law enforcement officials say.
Jennifer Gomes, 42, a teacher at the Escuela de Guadalupe school in northwest Denver, is charged with one count of false reporting of explosives, according to the... Read More »
By PAUL J. WEBER
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The $4 billion in cuts to Texas public schools this summer might be starting to hit Gov. Rick Perry where it hurts most - his record on creating jobs.
Texas lost 900 jobs in local school districts in August, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. August is... Read More »
By Tracie Cone
FRESNO, Calif. -- Some people give back to their community. Then there's Fresno County School Superintendent Larry Powell, who's really giving back. As in $800,000 -- what would have been his compensation for the next three years. Read More »