teachers

big telecom

Verizon Says It Won’t Increase Fees on Education App After All

The telecom company responded to criticism from teachers and parents saying it will waive the new text message fees for this specific use.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.19
Late Capitalism

LA Teachers Are Helping Kids Learn Even as They're Striking

Some parents have no choice but to send their kids to school, even if they support the strike. But teachers and parents are also setting up co-ops to keep things moving.
Sonja Sharp
1.16.19
Verizon

Verizon Is Making It Harder for Teachers to Contact Students Who Don’t Have Smartphones

Verizon’s new fees on app to phone long code messages was designed to counter robotexts, not stop teachers from assigning homework.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.14.19
Work

I Doubled My Public School Teacher’s Salary in 10 Years

To finally be compensated not just in warm fuzzies but in an actual denomination that pays the bills is incredible.
She Picks Up Pennies
11.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stephen Miller’s Old Teacher Suspended for Calling Him a ‘Loner’ Who Ate Glue

After saying he was a "strange dude" in third grade, the 72-year-old is on temporary "home assignment."
Drew Schwartz
10.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Florida Teacher Allegedly Drowned Raccoons in Class for a Bizarre Science Lesson

And one of his traumatized students seems to have filmed the whole thing.
Drew Schwartz
5.17.18
Breakfast

Middle School Teacher Nearly Loses Job After Making Pancakes for Hungry Students

Ninety-five percent of the 500 students at the Pennsylvania school where Kyle Byler teaches are from low-income homes.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Substitute Teacher Started 'Fight Club' to Befriend Teens, Cops Say

"The truth is I'm an idiot," the fired 23-year-old told police.
Drew Schwartz
4.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A High School Teacher's Gun Went Off During a Gun Safety Lesson

And it wasn't even the only accidental shooting that happened at a school that day.
Drew Schwartz
3.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Questions for the Science Teacher Who Allegedly Fed a Live Puppy to a Turtle

We've got a few.
Drew Schwartz
3.13.18
politics

A Massive Strike Is Actually Working

A weeklong holdout over teacher pay that seemed to end after the Republican governor made major salary promises dragged into Thursday. It could resonate in November and beyond.
Mason Adams
3.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Math Teacher Quizzed His Students About Coke and Drug Dealers

"You take 600 mg of cocaine. Your body filters out 40 percent per hour. How high are you in three hours?"
Drew Schwartz
2.2.18
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