Jul 7th, 2014
Michelle Smith White DURHAM — Durham County sheriff’s investigators last week arrested and charged a former Durham Public Schools teacher with taking indecent liberties with a student and engaging in a sex offense with a student. The woman charged, Michelle Smith White, 37, of Penrith Drive in Durham...
Aug 17th, 2013
By SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY When the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti sang his popular number, Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, many thought it was just a song but the song had become a reality in time. It was sometime in 2011, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole paid an unscheduled visit to...
May 8th, 2013
Adzokpe, Jonathan There have been many proponents who have argued that Ghana’s educational system needs reforms. One of recent comments was made by Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah, who’s now the President of the Dominion University and a one-time Minister of Education. I believe these commentaries are all targ...
Mar 7th, 2013
TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board has voted in favour of cutting 248 secondary school teacher positions. Eight vice-principal positions were also eliminated as Canada’s largest school board tries to trim a $55 million deficit. Special education teachers and guidance staff, including l...
Sep 11th, 2012
A male and female teacher were arrested on Monday accused of having sex with a 16-year-old high school student. The couple – Bambi Dewey, 32, and John Stalmach, 31, from Las Vegas – were both charged with solicitation of a minor for sex. Stalmach was also booked also on a charge of sexual...
Jan 16th, 2012
Freetown – Police used live bullets and tear gas to quell rioting between followers of Sierra Leone’s ruling party and opposition where several people suffered stab wounds, police and witnesses said on Monday. A witness said members of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) and main...