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Parents say they were banned from events at their kids’ school after posting their support for the LGBTQ community online

'This is true allyship not folding when it's hard.'

On Feb 28, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I now make that amount of money in 3 days a week working as a server’: Former teacher says he quit ‘secure’ job because he was underpaid

'My best friend is a bartender and makes 85k.'

On Feb 25, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘I feel gutted’: Teacher weighs quitting after students record TikTok videos of her

'I am not going to subject myself to this abuse and bullying.'

On Jan 23, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘When retail is somehow less stressful than education’: Former teacher now works for Costco, says ‘everything is better’

'The week before Christmas is usually insane at Costco! So this says a LOT about how teaching compares.'

On Dec 27, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘They didn’t let me say goodbye’: Teacher says she got fired for ‘pushing back’ against school administration, sparking outrage

'They have lost one of the greatest teachers.'

On Nov 7, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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EXCLUSIVE: Concentration camps for maskless kids, Nazi unions, and pervert tutors: Parents lost their mind in Glenn Youngkin’s teacher tipline

Youngkin refused to comment on the emails sent to his tipline.

On Nov 3, 2022 by Louise Macaraniag

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‘I am not upset. I’m enraged’: Administration asked school librarian to take down banned books display after one parent complained

'I serve over 700 students, not one student alone.'

On Aug 20, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘The teacher has to catalog every single book’: Teacher says students can’t read any of her books until they’re screened for ‘age appropriateness’

'The kids in here are asking me, 'can I go get a book and read?' and I have to say 'no you can't.''

On Aug 15, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘How much of my own money am I expected to spend?’: Teacher’s video of empty Kindergarten classroom sparks discussion of teacher pay, room furnishing responsibility

Teachers will spend an average of $500 to furnish their classrooms, according to the NEA.

On Aug 7, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘It’s not their kid to give a prescription to’: Father says son’s high school prescribed him anti-depressants without notifying him, sparking debate

'This will help a lot of kids whose families don’t believe in kids being depressed.'

On Jul 3, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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‘Another reason why I got a second job’: Teacher opens up about disappointing pay after getting her master’s degree

'All of that time and stress for, like, nothing.'

On Jun 25, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘How are y’all so casual about it’: Med student shows how much debt each friend is graduating with, sparking debate

'Y’all don’t be feeling too bad for them.'

On May 13, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘The things she put me threw haunt me still’: TikToker says his 23-year-old teacher sexually assaulted him when he was 16

He says she snuck into his bedroom window every night for months.

On May 2, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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CEO Matt Cooper on how creators can thrive on Skillshare

'If people aren’t making fun of you behind your back, you haven’t said enough.'

On Mar 10, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘Maybe redevelop the education system’: Anti-cheating software featured in Samsung showcase sparks debate on TikTok

'We spend more money trying to prevent cheating than we do trying to improve our school system.'

On Jan 16, 2022 by Dana Ysabel Dela Cruz