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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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Photo courtesy of Milken Educator Awards
Photo courtesy of Milken Educator Awards
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Texas Teacher Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

A fifth-grade English Language Arts and Reading teacher at Clifton Elementary School in Clifton, Texas was surprised in front of an audience of her students and peers on Tuesday morning with the Milken Educator Award, the 'Oscar of Teaching,' becoming the only Texas educator to earn this honor in the 2014-15 season.

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Ms. Flexer
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You Won’t Believe the Surprise This Retiring Teacher Got

Going back to school usually elicits groans from kids, but students who got this teacher may have burst out in cheers.

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Lorie Hill
Wagoner Police Department
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New Teacher Caught Drunk and Pantsless on First Day of School [VIDEO]

Even teachers are nervous on the first day of school, although they don't usually cope with the butterflies in their stomachs the way this one did.

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A Teacher and Principal Tease Autistic Student After He Got Stuck in A Chair [VIDEO]

You know I do not get riled up about many things but this video really ticked me off to the point I had tears running down my checks.  A 5th grade Michigan teacher by the name of Nicole McVey decided it was appropriate to record a video of one of her  students who as Asperger's Syndrome after he got stuck in a chair.  Not only that, the principal of the school decided to join in teasing the boy.  Not once did they offer to help  Then she proceeded to show the video to other students and teachers.

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Colleen Ritzer Danvers High School
Boston Globe / Twitter
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Teacher in Massachusetts Killed, Her 14-Year-Old Student Held on Murder Charges

Colleen Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts, was found dead in the woods behind the high school where she taught. A sophomore at the school has been arrested and charged with her murder.

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Michelle Hammack
WTEV
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Heroic Teacher Fired for Saving Children From Fire

The heat is on a Jacksonville, Florida daycare that fired a teacher for saving her kids from a fire.

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Lionsgate
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Elementary School Teacher Shows ‘Saw’ to His Class, Says “This Will Be Your First Horror Movie”

We've all had that teacher at least once in our lives. You know the one. The oddball. The eccentric. The one whose bizarre worldview and teaching methods have a lasting (and not always positive) impact on his or her students. However, the award for the year's strangest teacher undoubtedly has to go to Jean-Baptiste Clément, a sixth grade math teacher who subjected his students to James Wan's horror film 'Saw.'

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Teacher Says She’s Dying So She Can Get Out of Work for an Entire Year

Ashley Barker lied so she could skip work. Now, she doesn't have to worry about having a job to go to at all.

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Spanish Teacher Fired for Calling Student Racially-Charged Term in Awful Translation Screwup

You really do need to be careful about the words you use.

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