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Pennsylvania School District Arms 500 Teachers with Mini Bats to Fight Off Potential Shooter

by Teddy Grant   Apr 12, 2018

In response to the Parkland school shooting, a Pennsylvania school district has armed 500 teachers with mini baseball bats to help thwart off a possible... Read More

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Florida Teacher Suspended After Using Racial Slurs Toward Students

by Teddy Grant   Mar 07, 2018

A teacher at a Jacksonville, Fla. middle school has been accused of using racial slurs toward his students, according to CBS 47. David Swinyar, a... Read More

Dalton Georgia Teacher

Teacher in Custody After Shot Fired at Georgia High School

by Teddy Grant   Feb 28, 2018

A teacher apparently fired a gun inside an empty classroom at a Dalton, Ga. high school on Monday, according to authorities. No students were... Read More

Bronx Teacher Steps on Backs of Black Students in Slavery ‘Lesson’

Bronx Teacher Steps on Backs of Black Students in Slavery ‘Lesson’

by Zahara Hill   Feb 02, 2018

A Bronx instructor was temporarily removed from the classroom after employing cruel and extreme methods to teach a lesson on slavery. About two weeks ago,... Read More

Teacher Arrested at Board Meeting After Criticizing Boss’ Raise

Teacher Arrested at Board Meeting After Criticizing Boss’ Raise

by Zahara Hill   Jan 11, 2018

Public outcry ensued earlier this week when a teacher was arrested after inquiring about a superintendent’s raise. Video of Deyshia Hargrave being arrested during... Read More

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A 6th Grade Teacher Used Lyrics from Notoriously Foul Rapper Kodak Black for a Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill   Sep 21, 2017

A Georgia teacher was suspended after assigning homework centered around lyrics from rapper Kodak Black. Read More

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Fifth-Graders Were Asked To Justify The Logic Of The Ku Klux Klan For A Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill   Sep 20, 2017

The next question on the assignment asked students to imagine they were freed slaves and describe their level of satisfaction with their new lives. Read More

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The Debate Over #TeacherBae’s Outfits Misses the Point

by LaSha   Sep 13, 2016

There are few cyberspaces that make me as grateful for the Internet as Black Twitter. From the nostalgia to glorious shade to rallying cries for justice, Black Twitter is the... Read More

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

by K. Barrett Bilali / Urban News Service   Jun 02, 2016

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s Public School... Read More

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids’ Schools

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids’ Schools

by Charles Cole III / EducationPost.org   Jun 01, 2016

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program... Read More