A new study out of the University of Missouri-Columbia has determined that middle school teachers experience a very high level of stress. The study suggests that 94% of middle school teachers report experiencing high levels of stress. This is not good for middle school students who are already experience challenges. Researchers suggest that this stress […]
In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for kids growing up and finding their way. He notes that they’ve changed so much since childhood, that they often don’t remember their smaller, stinkier, dirtier selves. They don’t want to remember it, in fact. He prays for all of the parents and teachers and other […]
Know the Signs Some worries are to be expected. It’s not easy to walk into a new classroom with a new teacher and start from scratch every single year. Watch for these sneaky symptoms of anxiety as the new school year begins: changes in eating habits sleep disturbance clingy behavior meltdowns or tantrums nail […]
An Alabama teacher is placed on administrative leave for giving a math quiz with questions about pimps and prostitutes. Angry parents demanded a response from the principal.
Secretary of Education John King talks with NewsOne about elevating the teaching profession. He wants to give teachers a voice and prepare them for the 21st century classroom.
The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool's Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports
In the face of a $480 million budget gap, an estimated 200 Chicago Public Schools employees are expected to receive pink slips in the latest round of belt-tightening at the nation's fourth largest school district.
Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.
African American males account for only 2 percent of the teaching force. During his high-school days, no football game could start without Louis Blackmon…
David Pfaff, a science teacher at Bailey Middle School, was seen snatching a chair from underneath one of his students.
When footage surfaced of a Columbia, SC high school student being flipped in her desk and then dragged across the floor by a school resource…
It's unclear who the students in the dated video are, or if their behavior was addressed by the school. But what this video does show is that teachers do indeed get bullied.