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2009-11-20 10:51:00

Rock star chosen by online NEA poll WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bono, U2's legendary front man and voice for the poor, would also rule the classroom say thousands of voters in the National Education Association's third annual Substitute Educator's Day poll. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081015/NEALOGO ) Given the choice among Bono, journalist Katie Couric, former South Africa President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, Supreme Court Justice...

2008-10-06 12:00:33

By Kristin McAllister Staff Writer MIAMISBURG -- With greater demands in student testing, districts increasingly are requiring more highlyskilled substitute teachers. "Their role is very important, because every day of education is very important with what we're teaching, especially with all the high stakes testing," said Steve Homan, Miamisburg City Schools director of human resources. "We want them to know what we expect from them." The district draws from about 100 substitute...

2008-09-05 15:00:25

By Donna M. Perry JAY - The School Committee voted unanimously Thursday to increase substitute teacher pay by $5 a day, effective immediately. The new rate is $55 a day for a substitute with no college degree, $60 for a two-plus-year degree, and $65 for a bachelor's degree. Superintendent Robert Wall told the board the pay rate likely had not been raised in more than 10 years. It is important to get good substitutes, he said, and he expected the increase to help. Other school...

2008-09-03 18:00:32

By Richard C Dujardin; Kristen Geremia NORTH PROVIDENCE -- Teachers and youngsters settled into their new surroundings yesterday as the School Department rolled out its first full-day kindergarten program in its six elementary schools. The move toward a full-day program after years of splitting classes into morning and afternoon sessions entailed not only hiring six new teachers, but buying all the things that typically go into a kindergarten classroom, from chairs, tables and books to...

2008-08-02 00:00:26

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. Superintendent Vincent Bertram is proposing increasing pay for substitute teachers during the coming school year. EVSC's pay, $45 for a noncertified teacher and $50 for a certified teacher, often is criticized as too low and not competitive with other area schools. Bertram wants the amount bumped to $65 for a noncertified teacher and $70 for a certified teacher....

2008-06-24 09:03:09

By Sue Loughlin, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jun. 24--Starting with the 2008-09 school year, Kelly Services Inc. will provide substitute teacher services for the Vigo County School Corp. The School Board voted 6-1 Monday to outsource the service, with Joe Minnis voting against. The proposal generated several questions and much discussion about cost, substitute teacher training and other issues. School officials say that using Kelly Services will save the school district an...

2008-06-22 09:00:23

By Kelli Gauthier, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 22--Hamilton County Schools relies on more than 850 substitute teachers to fill in for regular classroom teachers, but finding enough subs for the right school at the right time is a daily challenge, educators say. Some subs agree to teach only at certain schools, others only on specific days of the week. Substitute pay is $51.50 a day for someone with a high school degree, $56.65 for a college graduate and $61.80 for a...

2008-06-14 06:00:22

By David Ovalle, The Miami Herald Jun. 14--A Miami-Dade substitute teacher has been arrested after being accused of fondling two 10-year-old girls at Dante B. Fascell Elementary School, police said. Guillermo Triana-Prieto, 44, was released from a Miami-Dade jail Friday after posting bond. School police charged him with two counts of lewd and lascivious assault on a minor. According to police, Triana-Prieto was helping the two fourth graders on May 23 with their math work at the...

2008-04-13 03:00:27

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Apr. 13--Sally Sullivan's day as a substitute teacher at North Woods International School started well before the school bell rang. She welcomed kids to class, delegated responsibilities and waited for the unexpected. "When you're a guest, you have to be ready for anything," the 69-year-old said. "I love it. I absolutely love it." Time came for the morning meeting. Sullivan and the first-graders gathered on a brightly colored rug to read a story...

2007-11-02 09:00:40

By Rowena Coetsee Youngsters at Antioch's Carmen Dragon Elementary School didn't get a full week's worth of classes recently because there weren't enough substitute teachers to go around. Regular instructors had to step in for half a dozen colleagues who either were ill or attending training, which meant they couldn't teach their own classes. "It's a hardship," said Principal Didi Del Chiaro, noting that the district's elementary schools typically turn to their physical education,...