Photos of a fourth grade teacher in Atlanta went viral when she was dubbed on #TeacherBae social media. While her beauty is certainly what caught the internet’s attention, Patrice “Tricey” Brown’s positive attention quickly turned negative when people began to scold her for what she was wearing. While Patrice didn’t show any skin, her curves […]

A Florida kindergarten teacher accused of placing duct tape over students’ eyes as a form of punishment was suspended without pay by the Hillsborough County…

The Chicago Teachers’ Union strike will not be ending today as many expected. Instead, a Cook County judge chose not to acknowledge a request by Chicago school officials to force teachers to return to their post. A hearing on the matter is expected to occur no later than Wednesday. For the full story, click here.

AV wants you to tell us about the teacher/professor that made a difference in your life. Hear what our listeners had to say in this edition…

In a meeting Thursday, the HISD Board voted for a reduction in its workforce. That reduction translates into the laying off over 60 teachers, 26…


  via:yahoo   In an incredibly bizarre situation that appears headed for a legal challenge, a Dallas-area volleyball coach and science teacher was fired by the Christian school at which she worked for becoming pregnant before being married. As first reported by Dallas Fort Worth network WFAA, Rockwall (Texas) Heritage Christian Academy volleyball coach and […]

I recently read a New York Times article that explained the interesting concept of "perceptual learning," which involves training the mind to memorize patterns rather than just learning concepts straight off. This method is being investigated by a small group of scientists who have evidence that proficiency improves when students in schools are groomed to use their "sensitive perpetual radar" to make educated inquiries on problems, rather than purely going through a structured process taught to them by the teacher.

Via: mayaangelou.com Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of […]

It’s that time of the year, when parents must decide what gifts to give their child’s teacher. As my child gets older I find myself less and less inclined to get her teacher


Though of course there are no guarantees in a shaky job market, some professions are much more stable than others. These ten jobs are as recession-proof as you can get.