Education

PA Teacher Emily Nesbit, 31, ‘performed sex act on student, 18, in classroom, ‘sent partially nude photos’

March 16, 2014
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Image via I Heart My Teacher. A local report via Patriot News in Central, PA, with more at link below.

A high school teacher has been accused of performing a sex act on a student in her classroom.Emily Nesbit is also alleged to have sent photos of herself partially undressed to the 18...

Teacher Christine Mazzarella, 47, Charged for Sex With Son, 13

February 14, 2014
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Yeesh.

A Tucson, Ariz., special education teacher faces sexual misconduct charges after police said she had a relationship with her own son.

Christine Mazzarella, 47, was booked this week in Pima County jail on four counts related to having sex with minor. Police told Tucson News Now that Mazzarella had sexual relations...

Drugs, orgies and sex with teachers: Tell-all Twitter feed of Portland’s Northwest HS students

February 14, 2014
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And so it’s come to this…. No way to tell how much may be true and how much is likely BS.

  • The feed brags about sex among students, teachers and parents in a suburb of Portland, Oregon
  • Details of retribution from teachers for spurned sexual advances, rampant in-school drug use...

Frat Bro Noah McCall, 19, Busted For Urinating On Cop’s Head

February 8, 2014
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It’s a wonder he doesn’t appear to have taken a beating. So much for education in America today.

When police arrived to break up a raucous 3:20 AM frat house party Sunday, an upstate New York man allegedly decided that it was the opportune moment to urinate directly down onto a cop...

Tacoma teacher Meredith Powell, 24 charged for classroom sex with male students

February 8, 2014
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Below appears to be the clearest account of the charges. She doesn’t seem to be disputing them. Her defense looks to be, I was drunk, or something. From reading the details, several students seem to be pulling for her, so to speak!

NY Times: Fraternity Life, Islamic Style

February 6, 2014
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SHORTLY BEFORE SUNUP, a dozen or so students at the University of California, San Diego, stumbled dutifully out of bed. They ironed their collared shirts, knotted their ties and piled into their cars. Their destination was the Islamic Center of San Diego, where they were to be initiated into the country’s...

From Today’s Headlines: Walmart vs. Wellesley Women, You Be The Judge

February 5, 2014
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So, some pervert exposed himself to a woman in a California Walmart, which got him promptly smacked in his manly bits, causing him to flee.

A man pretending to be a Walmart employee exposed himself to a female shopper who “immediately reacted by striking the Suspect in his exposed genitals,” California...

NYC schools will close for Muslim, Lunar New Year holidays

February 4, 2014
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De Blasio hates Hindus?

New York City is moving to close school for two Muslim holidays and the Lunar New Year — but Mayor de Blasio isn’t so sure about the Hindu festival Diwali.

Appearing on WNYC’s “Brian Lehrer Show” on Monday, the mayor said he hadn’t taken a position on whether...

Two Fl. college profs charged by SEC in $ scheme – made $400k in illegal profits

February 1, 2014
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The Securities and Exchange Commission says two college professors were running a complex scheme that resulted in more than $400,000 in illegal profits.

The SEC charged Gonul Colak and Milen Kostov on Friday. The two men have agreed to settle the charges by paying more than $670,000.

Colak is an assistant finance...

Christian teacher Jamie Climie lied to police about nude photos

February 1, 2014
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Busted.

A former Ohio Christian school teacher who resigned last year after X-rated photos of her ended up online has been arrested for allegedly lying to police about her cell phone being stolen.

Law enforcement officials in West Chester said Jamie Climie, 36, a married woman with young children, was not telling the...

Maine supreme court: Transgender 5th grader Nicole Maines had rights violated – had to use staff bathroom, not girls’ bathroom

January 31, 2014
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The staff bathroom wasn’t good enough.

School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls’ bathroom, Maine’s highest court has ruled.

The family of student Nicole Maines and the Maine Human Rights Commission sued in 2009 after school officials required her to use a...

Come On! NJ’s Rutgers U. offers “Women’s Studies” class on … Beyonce: “Politicizing Beyoncé

January 30, 2014
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Gee, why would anyone not take a university education seriously in America these days?

Rutgers is so crazy in love with Beyoncé Knowles, it’s offering a course on the famed diva.

Students at the New Brunswick campus are now enrolled in “Politicizing Beyoncé,” a class led by doctoral student and lecturer Kevin...

Shock video: Florida teacher caught in student beat down, no one helps

January 30, 2014
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Video below via Tampa Bay Times:

ST. PETERSBURG — Teachers explain math and science and mentor students, but on Tuesday at Gibbs High School, the best use of one teacher’s time was as a human barricade. She stood between two female students until several minutes of screaming and circling turned physical, the...

HS softball coach Eric Romig who assaulted student resigned previous job over similar accusations

January 28, 2014
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It’s becoming all too common for fellow teachers and school staff to support colleagues like Eric Romig over this sort of behavior. Also, institutions too often sweep it under the rug – as is the case here. Had Eric Romig’s past been acknowledged and dealt with appropriately, he shouldn’t have been anywhere near high...

Public school students’ lawsuit challenges tenure, seeks to ban bad educators

January 26, 2014
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Amidst ongoing national debate, nine public school students in California are suing the state over its laws governing teacher tenure, seniority and other protections they say keep bad educators in the classroom.

The Los Angeles Times reports the lawsuit – filed on behalf of the students and their families by a group...

Teacher, married mom of 3 Erica Ann Ginnetti ‘had sex with student, sent racy text messages, X-rated videos’

January 24, 2014
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I don’t know whether this stuff is on the rise, or it was just never reported. 

  • Erica Ann Ginnetti, 33, charged with 13 counts of institutional sex assault, corruption of minor and disseminating obscene materials to a minor
  • Criminal complaint says Ginnetti sent the 17-year-old photos of her wearing a bikini and videos...

Nanny state: Christie backs after-school dinner program in Camden schools

January 24, 2014
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Giving up on a child’s need for a family and home life in hopes that the state can somehow replace same is a losing proposition.

One of the big education announcements that he made in Camden is plans for an after-school dinner program for kids in six of the city’s schools....

Smoking, drinking or doing drugs during pregnancy makes for a “Gay” baby?

January 19, 2014
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A controversial new study claims that decisions made by women when they are pregnant can affect their babies brains including determining their sexuality, intelligence and chances of developing autism.

The suggestion that the lifestyle of an expectant mother can affect their offspring’s development has  been put forward in Professor Dick Swaab’s new...

Married PA teacher Lauren Harrington-Cooper, 31 arrested for sex with 2nd teen student

January 10, 2014
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I was always glad I missed the Flu epidemic, not so sure about this one. I had this fourth grade teacher, she was … oh, never mind.

A married Pennsylvania high school teacher was arrested again on Thursday, accused of having sex with a second teenage student.

Lauren Harrington-Cooper, 31, of Wyoming Valley...

Mass. School lunch lady and mother of 4, Janelle Foley, 32, busted for statutory rape of 15 year-old boy, perhaps others

January 10, 2014
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She looks out of it in court. Her family was with her and her lawyer claims she has substance abuse and depression issues. However, authorities also seem to be concerned she may have been involved with a minor in her own household. Whatever the case, it’s yet another in a rapidly...

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