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Frenship ISD Teacher Karen Fitzgibbons Fired After Facebook #ImNotRacist Rant

Karen Fitzgibbons, the Bennett Elementary School teacher who made a racially-charged statement on Facebook, has been fired by Frenship ISD.

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[Update] Frenship ISD Teacher Posts #ImNotRacist Rant on Facebook

 Frenship ISD has officially terminated Karen Fitzgibbon's employment at Bennett Elementary School. .

A teacher at Bennett Elementary School in the Frenship Independent School District is facing disciplinary action following a race-related post she put on her personal Facebook page Wednesday (June 10).

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Courtney Vashaw
WMUR
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Seniors Donate $8,000 They Raised for Class Trip to Principal With Cancer

These students don't need a lesson in being generous.

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Sidney Engelberg
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Professor Teaching While Holding Crying Baby Is Parenting Hero

This is probably not what they mean by "juggling a full courseload."

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Irwin Horwitz
KPRC
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Fed-Up Professor Quits, Fails Entire Class

Irwin Horwitz is not your typical college professor.

Horwitz failed every one of his students in his strategic management class at Texas A&M Galveston and then sent them all a blistering email letting them know they'd be receiving an F, while also ripping their behavior to shreds and revealing he's done teaching the course.

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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
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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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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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