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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

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

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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Teachers chief: Bad teachers should find new jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday. Randi Weingarten told a gathering […]

07/22/2013

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Two more say they had underage sex with teacher

REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) – Investigators say two more victims have come forward to say they had underage sex with a Southern California teacher who allegedly had a baby fathered by a 16-year-old student. Redlands police […]

07/04/2013

L.A. teacher indicted on child porn charges

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An eighth-grade teacher at Royal Oak Middle School in Covina who allegedly met an undercover agent in his classroom so they could look at child pornography was indicted Tuesday on multiple […]

07/02/2013

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Study: US education spending tops global list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States spends more than other developed nations on its students’ education each year, with parents and private foundations picking up more of the costs than in the past, an international […]

06/25/2013

Deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. (AP Photo)

Kids, teachers from devastated school reunite

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from a suburban Oklahoma City elementary school destroyed by this week’s tornado reunited with their teachers Thursday and collected whatever could be salvaged from the ruins. Some children carried thank-you […]

05/23/2013

Eric Justin Toth, on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, escorted by National Police agents, Managua, Nicaragua. (AP Photo)

FBI shows new photo of teacher in child porn case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has released a new photograph of a former D.C. elementary school teacher who was arrested in Nicaragua over the weekend on child pornography charges in hopes it will encourage any other potential abuse victims to come forward.

04/24/2013

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California sees steep fall in teacher pink slips

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California teachers are seeing a steep drop in pink slips, thanks to the strengthening economy and new revenue from voter-approved taxes.

03/16/2013

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