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Ex-San Diego teacher gets 7 years for child porn

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired teacher who worked in San Diego schools for 34 years will spend seven years in federal prison for child pornography. James Rick Mitchell was sentenced Friday and will surrender to authorities […]

12/07/2013

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Money 101 dips into the music business

How to find the right music teacher and how much do they cost? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with the “Burst Brothers” — Dave Belzer and Drew Berlin (www.theburstbrothers.com).

12/02/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Miramonte parents claims can move forward

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that parents can proceed with their own claims of emotional distress related to abuses at Miramonte Elementary School, where a third-grade teacher was accused of […]

11/27/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Sexual ‘tasting games’ teacher pleads no contest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A once-respected former teacher accused of committing lewd acts on children in what he called “tasting games” pleaded no contest Friday to all the charges against him. Mark Berndt, 62, entered […]

11/15/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Teacher to plead no contest in lewd ‘tasting game’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher has agreed to plead no contest to molestation charges involving more than 20 students. Mark Berndt is accused of blindfolding children and spoon-feeding them […]

11/14/2013

Mourners line the steps of St. Augustine Church in Andover, Mass., Monday Oct. 28, 2013, as the casket of slain Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer is carried out from her funeral Mass into a hearse. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Slain Mass. teacher remembered as an inspiration

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school teacher allegedly killed by a student last week comforted others and was devoted to her vocation, “focusing on the adults of the future,” a relative said Monday […]

10/28/2013

Danvers High School students hold candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Colleen Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher at Danvers High School on Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013, in Danvers, Mass. (AP Photo/ Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

Student: Accused Mass. teen stayed after school

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A classmate of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with killing his teacher says she heard the instructor ask the teen to stay after school the day she was killed. Philip Chism […]

10/24/2013

Philip Chism, 14, stands during his arraignment for the death of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer in Salem District Court in Salem, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Chism has been ordered held without bail. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Patrick Whittemore)

Soft-spoken teen accused of killing teacher

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A well-liked teacher was found slain in woods behind this quiet Massachusetts town’s high school, and a 14-year-old boy who was found walking along a state highway overnight was charged with […]

10/23/2013

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Teacher stabbed in front of students in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – An elementary school teacher has been fatally stabbed while watching her students play at a park in Long Beach. Teacher Kelleye Taylor was watching two dozen students at a playground […]

10/12/2013

Protesting teachers light a bonfire in Mexico City main plaza, the Zocalo, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Police end occupation of Mexico City center

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Riot police swept thousands of striking teachers out of the heart of Mexico City on Friday, driving protesters through the streets with tear gas and water cannons in a swift end […]

09/13/2013

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Schools in Orange Co. teach ways to combat gunmen

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Teachers at school districts in southern Orange County are being taught that if they can’t hide or get away from a campus gunman, they should try to take him out. […]

09/07/2013

Online petition launched to return Glendora teacher to classroom

According to friends and fellow teachers, Ken Bencomo had been a “beloved mentor” and teacher at St. Lucy’s Priory High School in Glendora, California for 17 years, heading up the English department and serving as […]

08/01/2013

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