A school counselor encouraged a student to have an affair with his teacher by telling him the same thing worked for French President Emmanuel Macron, a lawsuit alleges. Robert Jost reportedly offered the bizarre advice when the confused 17 year-old, who has not been named, went to him to confess his feelings for chemistry teacher Aimee Palmitessa, 46. A lawsuit filed by the boy, seen by the LA Times, said Jost highlighted the example of Macron, 40, and his wife Brigitte, 65, who was his French teacher at school….Read more: metro
A teacher coerced into giving classes in Xinjiang internment camps has described her forced sterilisation at the age of 50, under a government campaign to suppress birth rates of women from Muslim minorities. Qelbinur Sidik said the crackdown swept up not just…
A remote Scottish community that welcomed some of the first Syrian refugees to Britain is seeking an Arabic school teacher to preserve cultural ties with their wartorn homeland and teach local Scottish children a new language…MORE: yahoo
Video circulated on social media this week showing a student wearing a hijab and hiding her face while someone removed the religious head scarf, exposing her hair to the class…more: wsmv.com
A substitute teacher at a Bronx elementary school was fired after ripping the hijab off an 8-year-old girl’s head because she refused to get out of his chair, cops said.
Oghenetega Edah, 31, demanded that the girl at the Bennington School on Adee Avenue take off her religious scarf around 1 p.m. last Tuesday, cops said.MORE: nypost.com
“I stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because they, like me, a Christian, are people of the book,” she posted Friday on Facebook. “And as Pope Francis stated last week, we worship the same God.”
The suspension, effective immediately and lasting through the spring semester, sparked protests on ….more: chicagotribune