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‘I think everybody’s a racist’: Teacher tells Black students that white is the ‘superior race’ in viral video

'Bro they literally let ANYONE become a teacher nowadays.'

On Nov 14, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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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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The teachers of TikTok have reached their breaking point

The teachers of TikTok are leaving their classrooms.

On Oct 28, 2022 by Annie Rauwerda

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‘I cannot believe I could have been a barista this whole time’: Ex-Teacher says she can make $8 an hour more as a barista

'I was paying to work.'

On Oct 6, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘We can fight for better wages without putting another group of people down’: Woman called out for criticizing increasing wages for fast food workers

'Be mad that a teacher isn't making enough, be mad the minimum wage hasn't been raised for EVERYONE.'

On Oct 6, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘I’m always afraid’: Male teacher says he refused to help female child on monkey bars, sparking debate

'The way that society has ingrained in people’s heads that males working with kids that age are predators.'

On Sep 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I see why motherf*ckers be quittin’’: Teacher says first paycheck was $1,300, sparking salary discussion

'I don’t know how y’all do it.'

On Sep 6, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I got two stacks of colored paper’: Art teacher says school gave her $50 to buy a year’s worth of school supplies

'I’d like to know where the 100$ I paid for my parking spot in [High School] went.'

On Sep 1, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘This bothers me in so many different ways’: Teacher kisses adult student who is nonverbal, autistic, sparking debate

'This video was very unsettling for me to watch.'

On Aug 31, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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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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‘Not complaining that we got a new safety measure; I am just upset that *this* is the solution’: Teacher shows new door lock to protect against shooters

'Very excited to explain this to my kids.'

On Aug 3, 2022 by Melina Khan

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‘You realize it does not all add up’: Teacher compares salary with advanced degree to less demanding position, sparking debate about pay

'My friend, who only has a bachelor’s degree, makes about $30,000 more than me.'

On Aug 1, 2022 by Melina Khan

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‘It was so PG’: Teacher who says she was fired after making a TikTok with her students goes viral

'I wasn’t shaking nothing.'

On Jul 22, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Do they really be making that much?’: Teacher quits his job to be a Walmart manager and ‘make more not using my degree,’ sparking debate

'You can't put a price on the satisfaction you get when you have an impact on some kids life through teaching though.'

On Jul 19, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen