When I read articles about liberal arts education, often written by or about frightened professors, I sometimes find myself imagining The Frightened Professor as a stock character in a horror movie. In the opening scene of Night of the Super-Woke Student Body, The Frightened Professor stands in a dimly lit room. If…
Three teachers at a charter high school in Rhode Island have resigned after their private messages leaked and revealed multiple “deeply disturbing” insults about students.
A 24-year-old Houston teacher who confessed to having sex with her then 13-year-old student was arrested on Wednesday for repeated sexual abuse.
California teachers have won an appeal to overturn a 2014 case brought by student advocacy group Students Matter, which limited educators’ rights to tenure and eased the ability with which they could be fired.
If teachers are society’s true heroes, don’t they enjoy a hero’s journey? Like a 4 a.m. wakeup call, followed by a daily two-hour drive from their home in Capitola to their school in Palo Alto because they can’t afford to live anywhere near their places of work?
Leigh Anne Arthur, a high school teacher in Union County, South Carolina, says she was forced to resign after a student stole her phone and shared a nude photograph of her. According to Arthur, a 16-year-old boy took her phone while she was momentarily out of the classroom. The phone, which was sitting on Arthur’s…
After Labor Day, students and teachers across the country will be headed back to classrooms for the beginning of a new school year. For some, this time of the year is brimming with opportunity. (What will you learn? Who will you meet?) For others, it’s a time of dread. (What WILL you learn? WHO will you meet?) The…
Someecards, those wildly popular images that pair vintage illustrations with a sardonic line, still produce content that gets hundreds of thousands of shares on social media. (There’s even one about dad bod!) But one unidentified teacher in San Antonio, TX woman has just learned that not everyone thinks they’re funny.…
The New York Times has a interesting story about the racial disparity between America’s public school students and their teachers. Estimates across the country now indicate that minority students are the majority in public schools yet, as the Times points out, more than 80% of teachers are white.
Knox Grammar was once an elite boarding school in Sydney, Australia. Now, however, investigation into the school's history has revealed that teachers sexually assaulted students—and the school even honored a pedophile teacher with a plaque that read "he touched us all."
The holder of this dubious distinction will likely not surprise you, but, fortunately for one state in this fine union, it's not Florida this time.
A group of elementary students in New York were reportedly plotting to kill their teacher using hand sanitizer.
She meant well, but man oh man is stuffing 11 tweens in your Honda Accord by any means necessary an incredibly dumb thing to do.
New research suggests that when it comes to evaluating a teacher's skills, college students are naturally biased against women instructors.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has received sharp and righteous criticism after arguing that a 14-year-old consented to having sex with her 28-year-old teacher and should bear some of the responsibility of her own sexual abuse. The district has since parted ways with their heinous trial attorney, but it's…
A schoolteacher in Idaho snapped the neck of a rabbit and then proceeded to skin the body and cut in up in front of a class of 10th graders because it was time they grew the fuck up.
An all-girls Catholic high school in Bloomfield, Michigan fired 9-year teaching veteran Barb Webb after Webb announced that she was pregnant. Better ask the Virgin Mary what she thinks about unmarried pregnant women.
So hot right now: white people showing support for white cops who kill unarmed black people. The latest group to hop on this bandwagon is New York City public school teachers who, after expressly being told to refrain from wearing pro-cop shirts to the first days of school, are going to go ahead ahead and keep wearing…
A Kentucky middle school teacher has been indicted on a felony charge of prohibited acts related to a controlled substance after being accused of having her drug dealer bring cocaine to her on school property. This is why you don't mix business and pleasure. Or schoolkids and hard drugs, whichever.
Two weeks ago, XO Jane published an essay by a woman who told of being sexually harassed in high school by a teacher who touched her and flirted with her. Now, the incident has become a full blown scandal at one of L.A.'s most prestigious private day schools.