Lori-Anne Mikkelson of Porters Lake, N.S., hoped to take advantage of 18 months of parental leave after her third son was born, but has learned it is not available to everyone in Nova Scotia. The federal government changed the rules around parental leave last year.
A science teacher in Idaho, who fed a sick puppy to a turtle in front of his students, has been accused of animal cruelty and faces a possible six-month prison sentence, as well as a fine of $ 5,000, if found guilty of misdemeanor. Robert Crosland of Preston Junior High School was charged on Friday, […]
After receiving a letter signed by US President Donald Trump, a retired English teacher checked its grammar and posted her corrections online, earning both praise as “a hero” and scorn for being “sanctimonious and self-serving.” Yvonne Mason, an English teacher of 17 years who retired last year, has landed in the spotlight after she posted […]
Student and teacher injured, suspect in custody after shooting at middle school in Noblesville, Indiana, police say
The Indianapolis Star/Robert Scheer via Associated Press A student is in custody after a shooting at a middle school in Noblesville, Indiana. One student and one teacher were taken to nearby hospitals with gunshot wounds, though their conditions remain unclear. A teacher “swatted” the gun out of the shooter’s hand when he entered a classroom, […]
An Indiana middle school went into lockdown on Friday after a student opened fire, injuring a teacher and a fellow pupil. Noblesville Police Department has confirmed that a teacher and child suffered gunshot wounds during an active shooter situation at West Middle School, near Morse Reservoir. The duo were taken to Noblesville Methodist Hospital, where […]
David Beckham’s yoga teacher says this 8-step desk routine will boost your brain power — and it only takes 5 minutes
Instagram Embed: //instagram.com/p/BfaVC7pl1zH/embed Width: 658px Shona Vertue is a Sydney-born yoga teacher based in London who has trained the likes of David Beckham. She created an eight-step ‘desk yoga sequence’ that takes just five minutes and shared it on her blog. She says it’ll boost your energy and concentration levels. There are many proven benefits […]
Elementary school teacher Wendy Swain had taken her students out for a recess break when one suddenly fell to the ground.
A teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the February shooting that claimed 17 lives, has been arrested for leaving his loaded pistol in a public toilet, where a homeless man later fired it. Chemistry teacher Sean Simpson, 43, was using a bathroom stall at the Deerfield Beach pier on Sunday and […]
A California teacher filmed describing US military personnel as “dumb s**ts” in an astonishing rant has been fired. The decision to sack Gregory Salcido came after a vote by El Rancho Unified School District Board. Pending a successful appeal, Gregory Salcido, a Pico Rivera City council member and teacher, will not be allowed to return […]
An Islamic school teacher in France has been sentenced to one year in jail for brutally beating his 12-year-old student and for shaving off the boy’s “non-Koranic” hair, which was colored blonde. The teacher, along with three other men, was convicted of kidnapping and violence against a minor by the Pontoise criminal court on Friday, […]