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A former priest, accused of molesting two children decades ago, has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County. The county board recently canceled their contract with 79-year-old Harry Walsh. Walsh was one of five priests named in an internal archdiocese memo about parishes with “some connection to a history of clergy sexual abuse.”
A substitute teacher at a Bloomington elementary school has been convicted of maliciously punishing students. Sixty-year-old Laura Avery was found guilty of four counts of malicious punishment of a child.
A 36-year-old Stillwater man who taught at a Wisconsin high school is accused of having sex with two students from that school at his home, according to charges filed Thursday by the Washington County Attorney.
A Minnesota high school teacher is accused of striking a student on the head with an 11-pound backpack early in the school year. According to court documents, the incident happened on Sept. 26, when biology teacher Robert Shoemaker allegedly struck the 17-year-old boy.
This morning we honor another excellent educator who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in student’s lives. Cindy Britain is a teacher at the Ronald McDonald House who has been inspiring kids in the classroom for more than 30 years.
A former Catholic school teacher and campus minister opened up Wednesday night after losing her job at a school she still loves. Kristen Ostendorf still has strong feelings for Totino-Grace and her religion, even though she was fired after revealing her relationship with another woman.
Suzanne Susens teaches English to those who are learning it for the first time. Many of her students were born in Myanmar, a country in southeast Asia she knew very little about…until this summer.
Dan Kaczrowski’s a realist, who has the work ethic of an optimist. The St. Anthony High graduate earned All-American honors at Hamline, but knew that being drafted in the 26th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2009 draft meant he wasn’t quite on the club’s We’ll-Be-Seeing-You-In-Phoenix-Soon list.
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A YouTube video shows a Champlin Park High School teacher restraining a Somali student after the student had been in a fight with a classmate. Now members of the Somali community are questioning how the school district handled the situation — and are saying the teacher went too far.
Authorities say a 65-year-old woman is dead after fire took over an Oakdale townhome Tuesday morning.
A new state law passed last year requires anyone who wants to be a new teacher in Minnesota to take what’s called a basic skills test. But now, some are questioning whether that test is fair.
A Twin Cities teacher has been chosen to fly on a NASA aircraft that is collecting data from space.
A former substitute teacher at a Bloomington elementary school is in jail after allegedly yanking a group of students out of class, cursing at them and then trying to talk with one victim while an investigation was ongoing.