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Teacher Fired For Saying ‘Sandy Hook’ During Safety Drill Inspired By Sandy Hook

So here's an important lesson for teachers everywhere: You need to prepare children for emergencies, but never ever tell them why, because it might upset a parent. GiGi Kearns, a supervisor of after-school programs for a private contractor in...
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Derp Roundup: Biblical Computer Programming, Obama’s Race Czar, And Other Horrors

It's time for another Derp Roundup, the occasional feature where we pressure-wash all the crud off our open browser tabs and bring you some stories that didn't quite merit their own posts, but were too stupid to ignore altogether....

Nice Florida Teacher Who Tweeted ‘Obama Is A Pussy’ Nine Million Times Outraged He Wasn’t Invited To Obama Speech

Earlier today we brought you the story of a Wisconsin professor whose life was made somewhat hellish because she sent an email saying that the tea party shut down the government last fall. Well we would like you to...

Academic Freedom In Peril: Patriot Teacher Reprimanded For Innocent ‘How Is Obama Just Like Stalin?’ Homework

A social studies teacher at Kell High School in Marietta, Georgia, gave students a brilliant lesson in logical fallacies last week with this homework question in a "current issues" class: Find evidence for a comparison of Lenin/Stalin's methods of changing...

West Virginia Newspaper Shares Reader’s Awesome ‘Kill Everybody’ Voicemail

A West Virginia newspaper is taking flak for running a reader's anonymous voicemail rant in its letters column, simply because the reader suggested some views that were a little bit outside the mainstream. In response to an article about...

Gentleman Mitt Romney To Uppity Teacher: ‘I Didn’t Ask You a Question’

Here is a video from a nice lady who attended a Romney roundtable all interested and optimistic about the whole thing until Romney asked, “Which one of you is the teacher?” and being a teacher, this nice lady raised...