Substitute teacher ran classroom 'fight club' at high school, CT police say

Clay Curtis
April 14, 2018

Administrators at Twin Rivers R-X school district want to train select teachers to be school protection officers.

At a news conference, Alicia Priest, president of the Oklahoma Education Association, characterized the nine-day walkout as "a victory for teachers", even as it fell short of its goals....

Candidates filing for Oklahoma offices stood in long lines on Wednesday, and numerous 2018 political hopefuls are teachers.

"A lot of times you have all these great ideas".

The union will now turn its focus to 2018 elections, and helping candidates that agree with its education priorities. In one video, a student stopped fighting after he began throwing up.

Ed Allen, president of the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers, said his members would vote Friday on whether to return to school on Monday. School District officials say they have investigated the matter and the substitute is no longer permitted to teach in their schools.

"They've been out for two weeks, and it's time for them to get back to school".

Teachers and parents are at odds when it comes to how much they think digital devices are affecting children's mental and physical health, according to new research by Gallup. Although lawmakers passed some bills teachers lobbied for last week, lawmakers still refused to meet all of teacher's demands.

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Earlier this month, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that raises teachers' salaries by an average of $6,100.

Kailyn thought quickly. There was a tissue box by the door, she said, so she pretended she needed a tissue. The repeal of the $5 tax on hotels and motels meant the loss of about $50 million in projected revenue. "The Oklahoma Education Association has its own process for ending the walkout; we have ours".

For the past nine days, thousands of educators headed to the Capitol.

Schools were running out of snow days to use for the walkout, meaning that they'd have to make up some of the days schools were closed, according to the Huffington Post. The Courant reports he told police he did not facilitate the fights, but admitted allowing them to happen.

That might be why the Gallup survey, answered by nearly 500 teachers, also found just 41 percent of teachers found digital devices to be very helpful to education.

Saying he has been listening to teachers, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday that teachers in the state will receive a 20 percent pay raise over the next two years.

A 16-year-old said he considered the sub - who was 22, just a few years older than the student - to be his mentor.

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