An Ohio school district graduated 222 high school valedictorians this year, calling into question value of the title.
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A science teacher in Pasco County, Fla., got fed up with students using their cellphones in class, in violation of school policy, and opted for a more proactive approach than writing them up.
May 01, 2015
The Onion has some issues with a budding rocket scientist, retiring teachers pop up in a web comic, and McSweeney's talks about the common core.
March 26, 2015
The departure of One Direction band member Zayn Malik wreaked havoc on a San Antonio teacher's standardized-test preparation.
December 12, 2014
An AskReddit post has gotten some interesting responses with the question, "Teachers of Reddit, what was the strangest encounter you've had with a student's parents?"
August 20, 2014
Vast swaths of teachers and celebrities are lining up to raise money for ALS research.
March 30, 2014
A Belgian professor reportedly told his class to simmer down or he'd reveal all the characters who die in the popular HBO show and novel series.
January 07, 2014
John Cisna, a high school science teacher in Iowa, reportedly lost nearly 40 pounds in part by partaking of an calorie-limited McDonalds-only diet that he used as a class project on nutrition. But did he cross a line by involving his students in his weight loss expedition?
May 30, 2013
A man was arrested in Salem, Ore., yesterday after carrying a pressure cooker into the offices of the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practice Commission and claiming he was trying to blow up the sign outside because of a misspelling.
March 14, 2013
Math teachers, take note--today is the 25th anniversary of National Pi Day, which recognizes the mathematical constant pi (π).