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Teacher Plays a Great Prank on Math Class
For those who love a good, harmless, and wildly creative prank (and at last count, there are over 8,000,000 views), this is definitely for you. Kudos to this math teacher, who figured out that the best way to keep someone's attention is to make them expect the unexpected...
Best Teacher Ever Is Donating Kidney To Student
I would hope we've all had teachers who truly have made a difference in our lives. Those who have inspired us to learn, to study, to look at a subject in a different way. Those who have helped us achieve. I'm looking at you Mrs. Wiesinger, Mr...
Rockford Teachers Get CPR Training
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in northern Illinois are receiving potentially lifesaving training they'll pass on to students. The Rockford Register Star reports middle- and high-school teachers are learning what to do when someone goes into cardiac arrest...
Gubernatorial Candidates Split On Charter School Support [AUDIO]
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network The candidates for governor differ on charter schools. Charter schools are taxpayer funded, but run by independent non-profit organizations.  Bruce Rauner has supported charter schools with his checkbook to the tune of millions, and he’s for their continued presence on the education scene...
Belvidere Teachers Notify Board of Strike Intent
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — The Belvidere teachers union has notified the school district of its members' intent to strike after they declared an impasse in contract negotiations. The union delivered a notice of intent to Superintendent Michael Houselog on Thursday following a union vote Wednesday...
Wisconsin Teachers Make Awesome Back to School Video
Jordan Hein and Mitchell Brachmann, two teachers at Union Grove High School, in Union Grove, Wisconsin have released a terrific video parody of "Footloose" to show just how fired up they are for the new school year. It's also an awareness raising effort to draw attention to their GoFundMe page, where the two educators are trying to raise money for their school's activities...
Belvidere Teachers Go To Work Without Contract
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in Belvidere have returned to their classrooms without a contract. The Rockford Register Star reports the teachers union contract with the district board of education expired on Aug. 15 and a new deal hasn't been reached...