Daily News @ http://RevolutionNews.US ~ Police arrest an Albuquerque middle school teacher after finding 20 pounds of marijuana at her house. Police say their investigation started after the teacher's own son was arrested for having pot on a middle school campus.
There were also reports that student was selling pot at school.
A concerned citizen actually tipped off police, saying that student's mother, an APS teacher, was growing pot at her home....
DETROIT, March 13, 2012—Oakland University in Michigan has denied the appeal of a student who was barred from campus, suspended for three semesters, and required to undergo "sensitivity" counseling for authoring a class assignment in which he stated that he found his instructors attractive. While the assignment specifically permitted students to write creatively about any topic, the university bizarrely classified his "Hot for Teacher" essay as "unlawful." Joseph Corlett came to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for help.
An Orange County middle school teacher is in custody on suspicion of molesting four students, including a girl who says he had sex with her in a San Clemente classroom, police said. Richard Rack, a 50-year-old math teacher at Shorecliffs Middle School in San Clemente, was being held Friday on $1-million bail after an investigation that began in November escalated when Orange County sheriff's detectives learned he had had a sexual relationship with a teenage girl for two years. "The sexual relationship began when she was a student in his classroom.
My friends and I, at Booker High school in FL., were asked to stop speaking spanish to one another during a GROUP EXERCISE in math class. We were told "This is an english speaking school and we are to speak ENGLISH" I am Costa Rican and my 3 friends are Mexican. We were talking and some what discussing our math work. Is this right of our math teacher to say 'stop'??
Michigan lawmakers approve key parts of hardline anti-abortion law package - Michigan lawmakers have voted in favour of key parts of anti-abortion laws that pro-choice campaigners claim could shut down most abortion clinics in the state. The state's House of Representatives voted by 70 to 39 in favour of the main new piece of proposed legislation on Wednesday, with two more bills still awaiting votes. The law is now set to move to the state's Senate in September and is likely to put Michigan are the forefront of America's battle over abortion rights.
Many people are under the impression that public unions are mandatory, which is simply not true.
Question: Are Teachers Required to Join Teacher Unions?
Teacher unions were created as a way to combine the voices of teachers so that they could better bargain with school districts and protect their own interests.
Answer: Many new teachers wonder if they will be required to join a union when they get their first teaching job. The short answer to this question is "no." By law, a teacher's union cannot force teachers to join
Tammy Mullins Powers, the mother of 18-year-old high school student Jordan Powers who is romancing her 41-year-old teacher-turned-lover James Hooker, lobbies for a California bill that would make relationships between teachers and students illegal, even if the student is legally able to consent.