Teacher Quits Job To Become A Personal Shopper, Doubles His SalaryA Florida teacher quit his job after he found a way to double his annual salary: shop for other people.
Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Teacher Allegedly Fed Puppy To Turtle, Charged With Animal CrueltyAn Idaho teacher is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students.
Teacher Won't Face Charges After Allegedly Drowning Raccoons In Front Of StudentsA Florida teacher accused of drowning two raccoons and an opossum in front of his students will not face criminal charges, according to the state attorney's office.
Excellent Educator: Jenny Bennett At Breck SchoolEvery week on WCCO we ask for your Excellent Educator nominations. Sometimes we get them from co-workers or from parents of students. But this week, a first grader wanted us to know about her teacher.
St. Paul Student Gets 90 Days House Arrest For Assault On TeacherA 16-year-old St. Paul student was sentenced Tuesday to probation, anger management therapy and 150 hours of community service after pleading guilty last month to assaulting a teacher.
St. Paul Teacher Says District Failed To Protect Him From ViolenceA teacher who is suing the St. Paul School District after being attacked by a student spoke out for the first time Tuesday.
Man Acquitted Of Killing Austin Man During Philadelphia iPod TheftA man already serving a life sentence has been acquitted of murder in the shooting death of an aspiring teacher during an iPod robbery in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the jury found Marcellus Jones not guilty of all charges Wednesday, including murder and conspiracy to commit robbery, in the death of 23-year-old Beau Zabel.
Excellent Educator: Mary Gilbertson Of Basswood ElementaryPreschool is often the first experience kids have with school. For their parents, it can be their first time sending them off. One teacher in Maple Grove strives to make it an easy transition for everyone.
Excellent Educator: Derek Williamson Of Lincoln ElementaryThe math teacher at Lincoln Elementary in Anoka gets to play with numbers all day long with people he admits he fits right in with.
Nominations Begin For 2016 Teacher Of The Year AwardNominations are under way for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2016. It's impossible to pick the best teacher in Minnesota, so the goal is to find someone who best represents all of the state's educators.