October 7, 2014: KDVR Fox 31 reported Daniel Powell has been fired from STRIVE Prep - SMART Academy in Denver, following a laboratory fire that injured 4 students. Fox 31 writes: They say the teacher just didn’t understand how dangerous this type of chemistry demonstration could be. There have been similar accidents at other schools, and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board says... Read more
September 9, 2014: New England News reported a Duxbury, Massachusetts high school is investigating an alleged confrontation between a staff member and two students that took place near the end of August. New England News wrote:
According to Duxbury Police, the school's principal confirmed there were allegations that a physical confrontation occurred between the staff member and the students.
Duxbury Police say... Read more
August 22, 2014: ABC News reported the arrest of Aaron Knodel, an English teacher at West Fargo High School. Knodel was named the 2014 teacher of the year by North Dakota United (teacher's Union). Knodel is credited with starting both a student congress and trivia team at the school and is now on leave, pending arraignment, for allegedly having a sexual relationship... Read more