High School Seniors Honor Influential Teachers

By Stephanie Bachman  POCATELLO — Local high school seniors honored their teachers on March 28 during the eighth Teacher Appreciation Night hosted by Pocatello’s North Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twenty-five students each recognized one influential elementary or high school teacher who has had a positive impact on their...

Oklahoma Teachers Continue to Strive for Change

By Emily Tucker  A year after 2018’s teacher walkout, ripples are still being made in Oklahoma, influencing legislation and inspiring members of the OU community.   What began with a passionate meeting held by Oklahoma teachers on March 2, 2018, transformed into a statewide walkout within a month, when on April 2, 2018 teachers collectively...

Inspiring Teacher of the Week

By Jeff Rivenbark  BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY) — Walk the halls at Brunswick County Early College High School and you’ll see the school’s mascot prominently displayed. The “firebird” represents rising from ashes to fly again. That’s a lesson every ninth grader learns in Alise White’s “Freshman Success” program. Every student enrolled at the school must...

20 Year Old Teachers in Classrooms in Mississippi

By Ellen Ciurczak Teachers as young as 20 — an age that, in some cases, would make them only a couple of years older than their students — could soon be coming to classrooms in Mississippi.  A new agreement between the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College allows high school juniors and seniors...

Inspiring Teacher Receives Award

By Joe Dejka It’s hard to keep a secret in an elementary school, but this time it worked. Teacher Rebecca Streff said she was “clueless” before the big announcement on Monday that she received a Milken Educator Award — the only one in Nebraska this year. When a Milken Family Foundation official attending an...