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Protest Held For Pontiac Teacher Fired Over Trayvon Martin Efforts

Brooke Harris, a middle school literature teacher, was fired for trying to help her students, who had asked to raise money for Martin’s family, by paying $1 to wear hoodies to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

A poster of Trayvon Martin is held during a press conference to call for justice in his Feb. 26 killing. (Credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Pontiac Teacher Claims She Was Fired For Trayvon Martin Effort

Activists are planning a protest Tuesday in support of a Pontiac teacher who says she was fired for helping students organize a fundraiser in support of the family Trayvon Martin, a teen shot to death by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences can play a very important role in a student’s development and academic success.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Gregory Austin (Booking photo)

Fraser Teacher Busted In Alleged Drug Deal

A Fraser teacher was arrested after police say he was caught buying prescription drugs at an elementary school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

Mom: Son Was Told To Picture Himself Slave

A biracial mother in the Detroit area says her son was given a writing assignment that required him to pretend he’s a slave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

(WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Teacher Shares Love Of Crafts With Troubled Teens

An Oakland County math teacher is changing the lives of troubled teens with a crochet hook and a ball of yarn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011

Raymond Charles Schepansky. Booking Photo.

Ex-Teacher Gets Probation On Gun Charge

A former high school teacher with Plymouth-Canton Community Schools who authorities said brought a gun to school has been sentenced to two years of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Judge Dismisses Assault Charge Against Teacher

A Charlevoix County judge has dismissed a misdemeanor assault charge against a former East Jordan elementary school teacher accused of hitting a 10-year-old boy with a ruler.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

Redford Teacher Firing Goes Before U.S. Supreme Court

No word on how it might rule, but the U.S. Supreme Court has heard arguments in an important test of the principle of church and state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

Raymond Charles Schepansky. Booking Photo.

Canton Teacher Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge

Raymond Schepansky has pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

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