“I think it's easier for people to believe that I left teaching because of the lousy pay,” wrote Jessica Gentry. “Some would allow them to assume that. That ain't me. The filter comes off now.”
She managed to fleece the students by charging them for competition field trips — and then pulling out at the last minute, telling them they could no longer go.
“I felt very bad because I don’t think this should be given, not only to my son, not to any kid, because every kid struggles in school,” said Desiree Perez.
The boy’s parent and a school guidance counselor tried to search for supplies to fix the shoe, but Vohn Lewis intervened and told them it wasn’t necessary because he wore the same size shoes as the student.
“Thank you for teaching our kids — teachers shouldn’t have to work weekends!” the couple wrote on their receipt.
A 5th grade teacher gave his students haircuts before their graduation ceremony to make sure they were confident and polished for their big day.
A teacher believes that the building materials of Bella Vista High School's new science building caused her to become ill.
"I expect a teacher in our public school to be a good example and show respect," Republican actress Kristy Swanson fired back at a "snippy" critic.
Morey Belanger's classmates have fully embraced the 6-year-old student who suffers from hearing loss.
“Having a typical 13-year-old in your home can be a significant challenge for anyone,” Lanning wrote, “and Damien's additional needs proved too much for his caregiver.”
A high school teacher in Panama City, Fla. could face disciplinary action after writing "wtf is this" on a student’s paper recently.
A high school music director in Hawaii is gaining nationwide attention for his quiet act of kindness toward a veteran in Rhode Island.
A parent of a special needs middle school student says his son’s teacher cut about eight inches of hair off of him without their permission.
Multiple middle school students are under investigation after they allegedly fed bodily fluid-filled crepes to teachers serving as judges during a student cooking competition.
Betty Soto, a fourth-grade teacher at Starkey Elementary School made administrators suspicious by wearing her backpack during the school day.
Two 17-year-olds have reportedly admitted pouring Krud Kutter into the drink and then sharing footage of their prank on Snapchat.
A former elementary school teacher in the Falmouth public school system claims she was fired for taking breaks to pump and breastfeed.
Dressed in a red cap and gown, 99-year-old WWII veteran Elizabeth Barker Johnson did the one final thing she had yet to accomplish: Walk across the stage at graduation.
Last week, the school district filed a lawsuit against the state which alleges that hundreds of millions planned in state funding cuts, to take place over the next six years, is unconstitutional and harmful to the students.
“My education salary is what supports my family, and at this point is not adequate for our needs,” Andrew Evertts wrote.
"As a teacher who is also a police officer, why wouldn’t he have one?” says a friend of the educator.