« Has the Research on Formative Assessment Been Oversold? | Main | Teacher Loan-Forgiveness Programs Curbed by Recession »

And in Other News...

Which of these two teacher-related stories is more bizarre: this gag one from the satirical paper The Onion, or this real-life one about Mary Kay Letourneau, who went to prison for the statutory rape of a student (whom she later married) hosting "Hot for Teacher" night at a Seattle nightclub?

Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on edweek.org, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Follow This Blog


Most Viewed on Education Week



Recent Comments

  • lauren: cell phones are what kids crave on they need a read more
  • enjoyjd: One of the most frustrating things for me, when my read more
  • marty: I was once a superb teacher. Students loved me, parents read more
  • J. S. Gephardt: I totally agree that teachers should be evaluated on a read more
  • Lisa: Senority... most parents want their children in a seasoned teachers read more