Man Uses Report Cards to Commit Credit Card Fraud — Education Happenings

Some students would prefer if their parents never saw their report card. One California resident, on the other hand, wished to get his hands on as many report cards from a Sacramento school district as possible. According to a report from KCRA 3, Rusan Kirilyuk, who was sentenced to twenty-seven years in prison, constructed a […]

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This Week’s Wrap-up of Predatory Teachers — Education Happenings

In years past, headlines of teachers alleged and/or charged of sexual misconduct with students sent jaws screeching toward the floorboards. Nowadays, every twenty-four hour news cycle, or so it seems, features a story about some teacher behaving inappropriately with one or more students, and, frankly, the public appears more numb to these countless stories than […]

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1st Grade Teacher Tells Class, ‘Santa Isn’t Real!’ — Education Happenings

Each day deeper into December more and more Christmas spirit fills the air. A substitute teacher in Brooklyn, New York, on the other hand, decided to drain every ounce of joy about the upcoming holiday from a group of first-graders. News 12 Brooklyn published a report about children returning home from P.S. 321 on Monday […]

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Education Happenings Podcast: Episode 5 — Education Happenings

In episode 5 of the EHP, Maritza Sanchez, the site’s first sponsored athlete, joined Dave Madden to discuss her upcoming debut as a professional mixed martial artist. Sanchez started off in the sport with a bit of a checkered record, but her confidence and development as a fighter eventually shined, closing her stint in the […]

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Virginia Teacher Violently Shakes Student — Education Happenings

With the right lesson, a teacher can cause students to flip with excitement. One Virginia teacher, however, decided to flip one of his students in act of unnecessary aggression. Multiple reports detail Tenkoran Agyeman, a teacher at Rippon Middle School, was arrested on December 5, 2019 from an incident dating back to early November. According […]

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A New York Student Is Kicked Out of Class—Literally! — Education Happenings

When a teacher “kicks” a student out of class, it’s typically understood—except for one at a middle school in Brooklyn, New York—as a figure of speech. In a report from the New York Post, Roger Jassie, the teacher arrested for assaulting and endangering the welfare of a child, grew tired of some horseplay near his […]

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1,000% More Students Have Been Caught Vaping in a North Carolina School District — Education Happenings

Along with reading, writing, and arithmetic, instruction about vaping may soon be added to the curriculum for sixth through ninth graders in one of North Carolina’s school districts. According to WRAL.com, vaping amongst students within the Wake County Public School District has risen 1,000% over the past two years. During the 2016-2017 school year, forty-five […]

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Malice In the Phoenix Gymnasium Palace — Education Happenings

Tensions ran high over the course of the Phoenix Union High School District Coyote Classic championship and exploded into a wild melee between players and spectators during the post-game handshake. In a report published by AZ Central, there were no injuries and no arrests. Even though law enforcement didn’t penalize anyone inside the auditorium, the […]

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Shots Fired at a Wisconsin High School — Education Happenings

Following a welcomed Thanksgiving break, the families of students at Waukesha South High School in Wisconsin have plenty to be thankful for following some frightful news: gunshots fired. After the school’s resource officer was alerted of a student with a handgun on campus, the officer then confronted the seventeen-year-old. The school went into lockdown and […]

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