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  • Progressive Chicago Teachers Union boss owes thousands in unpaid utility bills despite eye-popping salary

    12/07/2023 4:26:48 PM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 7, 2023 | Brandon Gillespie
    Stacy Davis Gates owes more than $5,500, but makes more than $289,000 ... The progressive president of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) owes thousands in unpaid utility bills despite making an eye-popping salary ... Stacy Davis Gates owes the city of Chicago $5,579 in unpaid water, sewer and trash bills as of Nov. 7, 2023, despite bringing home "at least" $289,000 a year. Documents uncovered by the group show Davis Gates started a payment plan for the amount in July 2023, but quickly defaulted. ... This latest revelation adds to the mounting evidence of her hypocrisy. She spurns responsibility and...
  • Watch — Teacher Who Creates Social Justice Curriculum Calls Parental Rights Laws ‘Dangerous’

    12/05/2023 7:37:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/05/2023 | PAUL BOIS
    Shelby Kretz, a teacher who runs an organization that helps teach K-6 children about social justice issues, has called parental rights laws “dangerous.” In a recent TikTok video shared online, Kretz said “parents rights in education can put LGBTQ+ youth in danger.” “Do you know if there are any bills or school board candidates in your area that are focused on parents’ rights in education? If so there’s a good chance they might be putting trans in LGBTQ plus youth in danger,” she says in the video.
  • Teacher at NYC school in large Palestinian community lands in hot seat for saying, ‘Let Gaza Burn’

    11/27/2023 7:07:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/26/2023 | Carl Campanile
    A teacher at a Brooklyn school serving students from a large Palestinian community is under fire for posting social media comments such as “Let Gaza Burn’’ and “There are no innocents.’’ Pro-Palestinian activists are demanding the city Department of Education investigate The Fort Hamilton School instructor Robert Rossicone over his comments. The PS 104 elementary-middle school serves students from the largest Palestinian-American and Arabic communities in the state. “Look at these ANIMALS. And the people who support this, or call for a ceasefire, are dogs as well,” Rossicone said in one exchange in response to a Hamas video that the...
  • Shocking moment mob of NYC schoolkids repeatedly punch school cop - a week before Jewish teacher was forced to HIDE from 'radicalized' students demanding she be fired for attending pro-Israel rally

    11/27/2023 2:42:39 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/27/23 | Claudia Aoraha
    This is the shocking moment a mob of New York City schoolchildren repeatedly punched a school cop - just a week before a Jewish teacher was forced to hide from a group demanding she be fired. Students from Hillcrest High School in Queens were arrested and charged following the horrific attacks, the New York Police Department confirmed. They did not reveal how many kids were apprehended, nor what disciplinary action they are facing. In the latest harrowing clip, at least three students start whacking the uniformed officer over the head, causing him to duck and try to defend himself. They...
  • NYC Mayor Eric Adams blasts students’ ‘vile show of antisemitism’ that forced teacher to hide in office

    11/26/2023 10:27:57 AM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/26/23 | Stephen Sorace
    New York City Mayor Eric Adams said city officials are investigating a "vile show of antisemitism" in which students at a high school in Queens reportedly rioted after learning a teacher attended a pro-Israel rally. The incident shut down Hillcrest High School in Jamaica Hills, Queens, for two hours on Monday and forced the teacher to hide inside a locked office while the students rampaged down the halls, the New York Post first reported. "The vile show of antisemitism at Hillcrest High School was motivated by ignorance-fueled hatred, plain and simple, and it will not be tolerated in any of...
  • Teacher forced to take shelter from anti-Israel riot

    11/25/2023 12:09:44 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 50 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/11/23
    The New York Post reports that several hundred students in a Queens high school caused several hours of violent rioting in protest against a teacher who attended a pro-Israel protest. The teacher in question was forced to take shelter in a locked office as the mob attempted to force entry into her classroom. The teacher was photographed at a rally holding a sign reading "I stand with Israel." “Everyone was yelling ‘Free Palestine!’” a senior said. “Everyone was screaming ‘[The teacher] needs to go!’” a ninth-grader added. School administrators and the NYPD, which responded to the school at about 11:20...
  • South Carolina teacher arrested for having sex with student in Pizza Hut parking lot: ‘Ruined our son’s life’

    11/22/2023 10:26:29 AM PST · by DeplorablePaul · 80 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nov. 17, 2023 | Katherine Donlevy
    A South Carolina private Christian school teacher and mother of two was arrested Wednesday for pressuring a teenage student into having sex and sending him naked pictures, police said. Reagan Anderson, 27, is facing two counts of sexual battery with a child 17 years of age, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WCSC.
  • ‘DEI Teacher’ In Jewish Area Says Jews Kill Palestinians To Sell Their Organs

    11/13/2023 3:20:20 PM PST · by fruser1 · 55 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 11/13/2023 | Luke Rosiak
    Sabrina Khan-Williams, the “team leader/diversity, equity & inclusion teacher” in the World Studies department of Tilden Middle School, contends in social media posts that Hamas’ paragliding attack on a rave was a hoax. “Debunked!! No music festival attack. Babies were not burned. Women were not violated,” she wrote on Facebook. “Palestinian’s [sic] are being killed and their organs are being sold,” wrote Khan-Williams, who teaches in Bethesda, Maryland, which has a significant Jewish population. Christopher Cram, a spokesman for MCPS, would not explain what the role of a “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Teacher” was, or how “inclusion” could encompass Khan-Williams’...
  • Florida elementary teacher faces DUI arrest with blood alcohol level nearly 3 times the legal limit

    11/03/2023 7:19:04 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    Fox35 Orlando ^ | 10/23/2023 | Dani Medina
    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - An elementary school teacher was arrested for a DUI after deputies nabbed her with a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Leslie Spence of Tampa was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after she was pulled over on Friday night in Lake Wales. She was also given a citation for failing to maintain a single lane. A witness reported a vehicle driving east on State Road 60 at about 25 mph, swerving across lanes, according to deputies. A Polk County Sheriff's Deputy was able...
  • Female teacher Anne Nelson-Koch, 75, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting Wisconsin boy, 14: Faced up to 600 years for repeated assaults in basement of Baptist private school

    11/02/2023 5:55:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 64 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 2, 2023 | Ruth Bashinsky
    A 75-year-old female teacher's aide has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the repeated sexual assault of a 14-year-old student in the basement of a Wisconsin religious private school. Anne Nelson-Koch worked at the Tomah Baptist Academy located in Tomah, Wisconsin during the 2016-2017 school year. During that time, she lured the teen to the school's basement and forced him to perform heinous sexual acts. At trial she was found guilty on over a dozen counts, including sexual assault of a child, child enticement-sexual contact and exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child. She initially had been facing...
  • Virginia first-grade teacher Abby Zwerner is seen in court as she fights for $40M in damages after being shot in class by disturbed six-year-old boy

    10/28/2023 4:00:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/27/23 | Harriet Alexander
    A Virginia first grade teacher who was shot in class by a six-year-old student appeared in court on Friday as she bids to claim $40 million in damages. Abby Zwerner is suing Newport News Public Schools for $40 million, alleging gross negligence against school administrators. But the school board is trying to block the lawsuit, arguing that Zwerner's injuries fall under workers' compensation, and as such are limited to 10 years' pay and limited medical benefits. Zwerner, 26, spent two weeks in hospital after the January incident, which saw a bullet hit her hand and chest. She accuses the school...
  • As Families Take to Charter Schools, Cities and Their Teacher Unions Throw Up Obstacles

    10/11/2023 9:13:14 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | October 11, 2023 | Vince Bielski,
    Families are voting with their feet to charter schools, which are increasingly resisted by school boards and teacher unions. Diana Diaz-Harrison, above, started a charter in Arizona to fill a gap: no specialized services for children like her autistic son Sammy. . A vote by the Los Angeles board of education vote last month to ban charter schools from sharing space at 300 district campuses is the latest big-city attack against alternatives to struggling traditional public schools. With the strong support of United Teachers Los Angeles, school board members say the ban will protect black and Latino students from the...
  • Non-binary teacher introduces 6th graders to the importance of using correct pronouns

    09/14/2023 12:55:10 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 38 replies
    Scoop Unworthy ^ | 9/13/23 | Kajol Shah
    Non-binary teacher introduces 6th graders to the importance of using correct pronouns In a world with immense diversity, it's imperative to educate the younger generation about the LGBTQIAP+ community and foster inclusivity from an early age. Nairobi Colon, affectionately known as Teacher Robi among their students, is a shining example of how this can be achieved. At 28 years old, Colon-who goes on TikTok by @robigotsoles-shares their experiences as a sixth-grade art teacher while seamlessly integrating lessons on inclusivity and diversity alongside the standard curriculum
  • California school district to pay $2.25M to settle suit involving teacher who had student's baby

    09/10/2023 10:16:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Laura Whitehurst, a former English teacher and soccer coach at Redlands High School, pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with three former students.A Southern California school district will pay $2.25 million to settle the latest lawsuit involving a teacher who became pregnant by one of at least two students she was accused of sexually abusing. The settlement brings to $8.25 million the amount paid by Redlands Unified School District to Laura Whitehurst’s victims since her 2013 arrest, the Southern California News Group reported Sunday. In August 2016, the district agreed to pay $6 million to a former student who impregnated Whitehust...
  • Fourth-grade teacher and mother of two charged with raping boy, 12, at her Tennessee home: ‘It’s unspeakable’

    09/10/2023 4:57:53 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 142 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/9/23 | Alyssa Guzman
    A fourth-grade teacher in Tennessee could face 25 years behind bars after she was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old and befriending other former students online. Alissa McCommon, 38, was arrested outside her home Friday by Covington Police Department and booked into the Tipton County Jail. The mother-of-two has been accused of sexually assaulting a former student in 2021 in her home, Covington Police Chief Donna Turner said. The Charger Academy teacher admitting to inappropriately communicating with students, the police said. McCommon was suspended without pay on August 24 after a parent came forward with the allegation, according toAfter the...
  • Chicago Teachers Union Pres. Stacy Davis-Gates, hater of private schools and school choice, reportedly sends child to private school

    09/04/2023 9:03:18 PM PDT · by thegagline · 19 replies
    Wirepoints ^ | 09/04/2023 | Mark Glennon
    Stacy Davis-Gates is undoubtedly Illinois’ most prominent and rabid opponent of school choice — and pretty much everybody and everything associated with it, all of which she labels racist or worse. As president of the Chicago Teachers Union, she is at the forefront of its campaign to kill Illinois’ meager Invest in Kids Act, which currently gives about 9,000 disadvantaged kids scholarships to attend private schools. “It must be ‘game over'” for the program, the CTU says. But, as initially reported** by SubX News, she sends one of her kids to to Chicago’s De La Salle Institute, a private, Catholic...
  • Diversity teacher says he wants to 'burn things down' for equity agenda after staff trashes his DEI class

    08/29/2023 7:15:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/28/2023 | Hannah Grossman
    A Colorado public school diversity teacher said in private emails that he was struggling with the urge not to "burn things down" which didn't represent equity, according to records reviewed by Fox News Digital. Casey Menninger is a diversity teacher in Jefferson County Public School District's Foster K-8 school. Menninger was involved in crafting the curriculum for other teachers to present to their classes. Menninger wanted classes to be focused on bad things done by White people.
  • Chicago teacher who threatened to kill Donald and Barron Trump stalked former first son at his high school: report

    08/25/2023 2:30:13 PM PDT · by devane617 · 29 replies
    nypost ^ | 08/25/2023
    A former Chicago social studies teacher who was arrested for threatening to shoot former President Donald Trump and his son Barron “straight in the face” was allegedly also stalking the 17-year-old at his Florida high school. Tracy Marie Fiorenza, 41, traveled to West Palm Beach in March and started asking questions about the former first son outside the elite Oxbridge Academy, police records obtained by the Chicago Tribune show. A security guard who spotted her at the school called 911 on March 7, telling police officers she was a “known stalker of a high-profile student.” But when deputies arrived on...
  • Chicago social studies teacher, 41, who threatened to shoot Barron Trump, 17, at 'any opportunity I get' is accused of STALKING the teenager at his Florida high school

    08/25/2023 11:44:42 AM PDT · by libh8er · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8.25.2023 | Germania Rodriguez
    A former social studies teacher arrested earlier this week for threatening to shoot Donald Trump and his son Barron, 17, has now been accused of previously stalking the teen at his high school. Tracy Marie Fiorenza, 41, was arrested Monday morning in Chicago on a charge of transmitting threats to kill or injure - months after she traveled to Florida to allegedly stalk the former president's youngest son. Police in Palm Beach questioned the teacher outside the Oxbridge Academy in March, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. Florida prosecutors asked that Fiorenzia be held without bond during her Wednesday hearing,...
  • Georgia teacher who read gender identity book to 5th graders fired after parent backlash

    08/22/2023 7:29:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | August 21, 2023 | Samantha Kamman
    A divided Georgia school board upheld a decision to fire a fifth-grade teacher who read a picture book to her students about gender identity amid ongoing discussions nationwide about the content kids are exposed to in the classroom. Katherine Rinderle, who has been employed as a teacher for a decade, read the book My Shadow is Purple to her students at Due West Elementary School in Cobb County in March, prompting complaints from parents. The book uses colors to represent the concept of gender identity, as the main character's shadow is purple, but for others, their shadow is blue or...