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Teacher Who Showed ‘The ABCs of Death’ to Her Students Sent to Jail

The internet will never stop arguing about when it is okay to show films with explicit content to children. But, there is one thing that we’re pretty sure everyone can agree on: showing the violent and disturbing The ABCs of Death to five classes of unsuspecting students is an act of irresponsible idiocy on just about every conceivable level. Columbus, Ohio substitute teacher Sheila Kearns was rightfully let go from her job back in 2013 when she screened the film for her substitute Spanish classes, but the courts have handed down an additional punishment: 90 days in jail.

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Anna Bryukhanova
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Texas Elementary School Strip Searches Students

Two dozen students in a Texas school were divided into two groups by gender and forced to pull down their pants so administrators could try and find the culprit in an ongoing problem with feces being found on the gymnasium floor.

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Andrey Burmakin
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Texas Has Most Reported Teacher-Student Sex Cases in the Nation

It appears Texas is at the top of a list that no one wants to brag about. According to a recent report, Texas is at the top of the list of most reported teacher-student sex cases.

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Jonathan Sprinkles to Speak at Amarillo Civic Center on January 22, 2014

Motivational speaker Jonathan Sprinkles, who won the title of National Speaker of the Year, is hosting a college planning event at the Amarillo Civic Center. The event will be held at the Grand Plaza and Au

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Illinois’ Elmhurst College Questions Potential Students About Their Sexuality

“Would you consider yourself a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community?”

That’s what Elmhurst College recently asked prospective students on its application form. The private liberal arts school in suburban Chicago, which is affiliated with the United Church of Christ, is believed to be the first college in the US to ask the question.

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Black Valedictorian Sues Her School After Being Forced to Share Honor with White Student

In 1957, nine black students were denied entry at the illegally racially-segregated Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas, setting off a firestorm that became a watershed moment in the civil rights movement.

Now, a young woman claims another school in the state is still discriminating against minority students.

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Teacher in Hot Water for Blogging About ‘Rude, Lazy’ Students [VIDEO]

Pennsylvania resident Natalie Munroe started teaching English in 2006. In August of 2009, she began blogging under the name Natalie M. The controversy started when she began to write about her workplace -- calling students "rude, lazy whiners" as well as lashing out at school administrators.

Now she's been suspended with pay and may lose her job. Keep reading to see video of the teacher defending her choices.

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