A teacher having his nails painted and hair done by students. There is text in the bottom right corner that says 'Main Character of the Week' in a Daily Dot newsletter web_crawlr font.

Main Character of the Week: Teacher who let students braid his hair and paint his nails

At question is whether his interaction violated classroom policy on boundaries.

On May 18, 2024 by Ramon Ramirez

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‘I wouldn’t do this if I were you’: Teacher out after letting his students braid his hair and paint his nails

'Idk about this...'

On May 13, 2024 by Tiffanie Drayton

Person talking(l+r), Person showing off coupon(c)

‘THE CREMATION COUPON??’: Teacher shows what they received in Teacher Appreciation Week gift bag

'My admin put 2-ply in the staff bathroom for teacher appreciation...'

On May 9, 2024 by Brooke Sjoberg

pen and notepad (l) kids at Scholastic Book Fair with logo (c) receipt (r)

‘They scammin the babies’: Mom calls out Scholastic book fair after what they sold her daughter

'They selling Dollar Tree items.'

On Apr 24, 2024 by Brooke Sjoberg

Parent says they had to sign permission slip for their child to be able to listen to a book by a Black person

‘This should alarm EVERYONE’: Parent says they had to sign permission slip for their child to be able to listen to a book by a Black person

'Do they have permission slips for 'white books'?'

On Feb 15, 2024 by Stacy Fernandez

People with banners at protest on Broadway outside of Columbia University campus after suspension of Students for Justice in Palestine group(r), Smoke(c), Columbia University(r)

Columbia University students slam ‘despicable victim-blaming response’ to alleged ‘chemical’ attack on pro-Palestinian demonstrators

Students for Justice in Palestine say demonstrators were sprayed with a 'chemical weapon.

On Jan 23, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

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Billionaire who led plagiarism campaign against Harvard president has full-on meltdown after wife accused of plagiarism

He thought 'family was off limits.'

On Jan 8, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Plagiarism dubbed 'new conservative weapon' after Harvard president resigns

‘New weapon to use against criminals: Their crimes’: Why conservatives are laughing at claims they’ve ‘weaponized’ plagiarism

Harvard President Claudine Gay stepped down following weeks of controversy.

On Jan 4, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Cornell Campus(l), Scantron sheet(r)

A high schooler shared his SAT score, Cornell rejection—and right-wingers claimed he didn’t get in because he was white

Cornell and '1460' were both trending on X because of the video.

On Dec 19, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

Woman talking(l+r), Woman putting on chapstick(c)

‘This teacher is on a power trip’: Parent says her child’s teacher wouldn’t let her use ChapStick in the classroom

'As a teacher, this is wild lol who has time to moderate chapstick usage?'

On Dec 12, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

Student not allowed to DoorDash food to school. So he comes up with a creative solution

‘$20 tip automatically’: Student not allowed to DoorDash food to school. So he comes up with a creative solution

'The realest DoorDasher that ever existed'

On Dec 9, 2023 by Melody Heald

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‘No way you just asked me how to make a card’: Teacher says 10th grader couldn’t figure out how to fold paper

'I realized those lights weren't going to turn on.'

On Nov 29, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Teachers deserve better’: Mom bashes parents after they send email to entire classroom complaining about new hire

'That's why kids feel comfortable disrespecting teachers-because their parents do it!'

On Nov 27, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez

School therapist says students don’t know ‘basic’ information about themselves

‘I’ve even had students that don’t know their last name!’: School therapist says students don’t know ‘basic’ information about themselves

'I still remember my home number and grandparents’ numbers from 15 years ago.'

On Nov 17, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘They would be making up symbols’: Music teacher says her 8th graders don’t know the alphabet

'I'm trying to fathom HOW it could possibly be this bad.'

On Nov 1, 2023 by Tiffanie Drayton