(Video) Teacher Removed From Class After Calling Student A Terrorist

The family of a 12-year-old boy is requesting for his teacher to be fired after she called the boy a ‘terrorist.’ While at at First Colony Middle School, Waleed Abushaaban and his friends were watching the movie ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ when the teacher made the remark.


Detroit Teachers Upset As They Go Shortchanged And Unpaid

In the United States, many people believe they deserve a pay raise and/or additional acknowledgment for the daily duties at their jobs. But, it is unfathomable to read about some Detroit teachers not receiving their paychecks. Read further for more details.


President Obama Praises South Korea For Paying Teachers As Much As Doctors

As U.S. President Obama was speaking at a High School in Oklahoma as he launched a new program aimed at giving low-income households broadband internet, he praised South Korea’s policy of paying its teachers as much as doctors.


Teachers In Puerto Rico Embark On Strike!

Teachers In Puerto Rico have called for a two day strike, causing for the closings of many schools; hit the jump for more!


Check It Out: NYC Charter Schools Getting How Much In Grant Money To Teach Who???

NYC Charter schools will be getting $4.5 Million in state grant money to teach regular public schools. I don’t know if this is such a good idea i mean if the state had a couple mills laying around why not invest in after school tutoring programs for the kids, more books, more teaching software for the teachers, more supplies, more teachers, more help over all. But the state hopes that charter schools will share instructional techniques with the public school staff. Check out more on this story.


SMH! Black Teachers Fired By NYC Principle School Because Of WHAT?!

Now this just ain’t right ya’ll…..According to a petition put together by Kevin Powell and the folks of BK Nation, two teachers from a high school in Queens have filed a discrimination claim against a principal who they said fired them for racially motivated reasons after she referred to them both as having “big lips” and “nappy hair” to other faculty members. I know what you’re thinking. Yes, it is crazy that people, especially those in positions of power, still think it’s okay to talk like this in 2013. See more after the jump………


(Video) Kanye West’s High School Teachers Reflect On Their Time With Him

It’s not Throwback Thursday, but it’s time for a blast from the past from Kanye West! Yeezy’s former Chi-Town teachers spoke with their local CBS, reflecting on what life was like with a teenaged Ye before he reached the fame he has today. Take a trip back in time below.


Texas School Let Teachers Carry Guns

Reports say that Harold City School Board voted to let their teachers carry guns while they teach. Ofcourse this is because of the Newtown Sandy Hook shooting, but is this the right precaution to take. Harold school board rep says that everyone in the city trusts each other so there are no worries. We’ll see how that goes.Do you think this is the right step to take, let us know and check out the full story after the jump. AliTheGreatest


(Photos) Update: This Is Not The Shooter Lanza’s Twitter! But Does He Need Help???

This has been such a tragic day, as a parent, it makes you extremely worried about your child while in school, then Immediately it makes you wonder ‘How could we keep our kids safe, How could this even Happen??’ Well one thing we could do is watch your friends and family on social media, If someone would have watched this guys tweets, someone could clearly see this guy was begging for help…Hit the Jump to see signs of him trying to tell people he was NOT in a good space. Update After Jump!! Tat Wza


Google Steps In To Save Educators Big Bucks !!!

The Chromebook has done a great job in the computer market. Being a low cost unit, with mid to high range capabilities it’s perfect for the average researcher or browser/e-mail user. Google has done great research to see the educational effect of the Chromebooks being in classrooms. Over 1,000 schools have adopted them already, with many already on the list. Google is working with DonorsChoose.org which is an online charity that connects donors directly to public school needs. This holiday season teachers can request the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, which is one of the most widely deployed models in schools, for $150-credit off the retail price of the unit. This would bring the end cost to only $99 per laptop. Very simple to sign your school up! Hit the jump for links with instructions on how to get Chromebooks to your classroom! Tat Wza


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