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3 Md. School Workers Split Mega Millions Win

3 Md. School Workers Split Mega Millions Win

By Sarah Brumfield BALTIMORE -- Two public school teachers and a school administrator are sharing the spoils of last month's record Mega Millions jackpot, planning trips to Europe, new homes and a daughter's college education, Maryland Lottery officials said Tuesday. Read More »

Lawmakers Move To Bar Teachers From Having Sex With Students

Lawmakers Move To Bar Teachers From Having Sex With Students

In December 2010, a Michigan high school teacher gave his student a birthday present. The day after she turned 18, he took her to a hotel, and had sex with her. The news got out, and the police investigated. But there was no charge to throw at the 28-year-old man. Their tryst was perfectly legal. As... Read More »

Calif. Teacher Placed On Leave After Students Discover Her Porn Past

Calif. Teacher Placed On Leave After Students Discover Her Porn Past

A California middle-school science teacher who moonlighted as a porn actress has been placed on leave after administrators discovered that the videos could be seen by anyone online -- including her students. The teacher, Stacie Halas, 31, was removed from her classroom at Richard B. Haydock Intermediate... Read More »

Teacher Resigns After Showing Lewd Video

Teacher Resigns After Showing Lewd Video

A few days after appealing his termination for showing a clip from the movie "Jackass Number Two" to students, a South Carolina high school teacher tendered his resignation, in part, he says, to protect the students that came out in droves to support him. In the movie scene, a naked actor puts a sock puppet... Read More »

Principal Resigns After Reportedly Telling Gay Students They're Going To Hell

Principal Resigns After Reportedly Telling Gay Students They're Going To Hell

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 »

Catholic Teacher Fired For Plans To Marry Gay Partner Of 20 Years

Catholic Teacher Fired For Plans To Marry Gay Partner Of 20 Years

In a letter earlier this month, a popular music teacher at St. Ann Catholic School in Missouri told students' parents of "my joyful news, and my sad news." The good news was that Al Fischer had plans to soon marry his partner of two decades in New York, one of six states in the union where same-sex marriage is... Read More »

'Hooker Teacher' Forced To Resign, Now Can't Find Work

'Hooker Teacher' Forced To Resign, Now Can't Find Work

Melissa Petro has spent much of her young life writing about the plight of sex workers: The stigma and shame, their treatment as victims or villains. Now Petro has been trampled by the forces she was trying to fight. After writing about her own experience as a sex worker, Petro was forced to resign from her... Read More »

How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Perhaps more than any other profession, elementary school teachers hold the future in their hands. A career as an elementary school teacher could put you at the front lines in the pursuit and delivery of a quality education to every child... Read More »

Police: New Jersey Teacher Arrested Over Explicit Internet Chat

BAYONNE, N.J. -- Hours after he was hired, authorities accused a New Jersey teacher of engaging in explicit online chat with a law enforcement officer who posed as a 12-year-old girl. Richard D'Amato Jr. of Bayonne is charged with two counts of attempted sexual assault of a minor, two counts of attempted... Read More »

Tenn. Teacher Resigns After Video Shows Her Students Playing Violent Game

Tenn. Teacher Resigns After Video Shows Her Students Playing Violent Game

A Tennessee teacher who resigned after video of her students participating in a hitting contest was posted on a popular video-sharing website says the split-second incident has ruined her career. School officials confronted Mount Juliet High School teacher Kim Evans after video of one student slapping... Read More »

Former Los Angeles Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Kids

Former Los Angeles Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Kids

By Robert Jablon LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles elementary school teacher bound and gagged nearly two dozen children, put cockroaches on some of their faces and posed in photos with them, possibly inside a classroom, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday. The investigation began when a... Read More »

New York City Schoolteacher Faked Jury Duty To Skip Class

New York City Schoolteacher Faked Jury Duty To Skip Class

People will use all kinds of excuses to get out of jury duty. But it's rare the employee who uses the pretense of having to sit on a jury just to get a little time off from work. But that's exactly what Mona Lisa Tello is accused of doing, officials in New York City revealed Tuesday. The 61-year-old... Read More »

Teacher Sues Chicago Schools, Saying He Was Fired Over His Memoir

Teacher Sues Chicago Schools, Saying He Was Fired Over His Memoir

Luis Aguilera probably thought he'd left his childhood affair with a teacher behind. After all, it happened when he was 13, and his memoir, in which he recounts details of the relationship, was published over a decade ago. But Aguilera believes that he was fired from his own teaching post in 2009 because a... Read More »

Job Perks That Are Worth A Pay Cut

Job Perks That Are Worth A Pay Cut

This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Jessica Hanley Some jobs are famous for their perks: CEOs get to use the corporate jet, Google employees can see a chiropractor on site, and snowboard company Burton gives employees a free season pass to a nearby resort. But you don't need to be the... Read More »

Teacher Could Die From Laughter Because Of Brain Condition

Teacher Could Die From Laughter Because Of Brain Condition

Youngsters are a provocative bunch. They can make their teachers fume with rage or collapse into laughter. But for one young teacher, the latter could be deadly. Carolyn Gibbons, 23, has a rare neurological disorder that makes laughter potentially lethal. Read More »

Becoming An On-Set Tutor In Hollywood

Becoming An On-Set Tutor In Hollywood

Career advice from a teacher who made it in Tinseltown By Mark Scherzer and Keith Fenimore, authors of "Hire Me Hollywood" Ah, Hollywood. To many people, working in the entertainment capital of the world may seem unattainable, and they may think that only the rich and famous, or those with serious... Read More »

Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

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 »

Teacher Suspended After Being Caught In Facebook Baby Hoax

Teacher Suspended After Being Caught In Facebook Baby Hoax

When Victoria Jones ended her 16-month relationship with Daniel Barberini, she took a particularly vicious, and elaborate, form of revenge, grabbing 82 photos of a friend's newborn girl from Facebook, and telling Barberini that he was the proud father. Two years later, the gig is up. Jones may not have broken... Read More »

9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

By Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder When you think of jobs for "creative" people, positions like actor, designer, author or artist may come to mind. But many jobs can satisfy a creative yearning. Read More »

More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

Now that sales of pencils and notebooks are in full swing, kids everywhere are facing the inevitability of going back to school. Their teachers have already been prepping for the new academic year. Though envied for their months long "break" from work, the teaching profession involves some trade-offs. One of... Read More »

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