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Substitute teacher fired after ripping hijab off student's head

(WTNH) — A substitute teacher in New York has been fired for ripping a hijab off of a student’s head.

Officials say 31-year-old Oghnenetga Edah was teaching a second grade class when it happened. 130 more words

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Substitute Teacher Accused Of Pulling Hijab Off 8-Year-Old Girl's Head

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A substitute teacher has been fired after an 8-year-old girl said he pulled a hijab off her head and scratched her eye in the Bronx. 119 more words

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The Specter of Teacher Burn-Out

In my credential program, it seemed that every professor warned us of the high rate of burn-out for new teachers.  “Most teachers don’t last past five years,” they would say in somber voices. 1,205 more words

Teaching

Roving Sub and Recognition

Today I was a roving sub at yet another school I’ve been to several times before. I was in several classes that I’ve been in before, and again the “MISTER GREENs” were frequent as I enter as well as when I walk through the playgrounds.   256 more words

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Return to McKinnon First Grade

Today I returned to a first grade class I had last Friday. The kids had apparently not paid attention when I said I’d be back today because when I came to the door, they started cheering “MISTER GREEN YOU’RE BACK”. 124 more words

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Shout out to Brian Mendler

Currently I am working as a 1st grade teacher in a district about an hour from my home. I started this position about 3 weeks ago; I am a Long Term Sub for a teacher who went on maternity leave. 202 more words

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Primitive Survival Instincts Bred in the Toxic Classroom Environment

It all changed after a series of bad days. Especially after one particularly tough day where I ended up reaching a turning point. It started, innocently enough, in a kindergarten classroom. 1,292 more words

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