Oklahoma teacher Daresa Poe, a former Waynoka Public Schools Teacher of the Year, took teaching sex education to a wholly inappropriate new level after confessing to having sex with a student multiple times, including several encounters in the teachers’ lounge.
Read all about the curious case of life imitating art, and ask yourself whether meth is actually more or less sexy than date rape drugs.
Amanda Jo Hammon used her three-year-old’s backpack as a mule for stolen electronics she then planned to sell for drug money. The child is unharmed. Florida’s reputation, though, takes another hit.
VIDEO Teacher Irene Stokes denies fondling allegation, explains she doesn’t like to touch black children
Humble, Texas first grade teacher Irene Stokes is currently denying allegations that she fondled one of her students, and you won’t believe her main argument in her own defense! According to Humble Police Department Detective J. Blanchard, Stokes said she “doesn’t like to even touch the black children on their hand, she shies away when they try to hug her.” In other words, “she admitted to being prejudice,” Blanchard says.
It’s time for another Tuesday edition of the week’s best of the worst from America’s educational system as we present to you Teachers Breaking Bad. This one includes a NYC teacher who had an alleged 2-year sexual relationship with a middle school student at her school and another elementary school teacher arrested for drug trafficking while driving a man who had in his criminal history, “possession of weapon of mass destruction.”
Being in this line of work I have discovered that there is a national epidemic of school teachers and scandal. This is no laughing matter and sometimes these stories are almost impossible to believe. Once in a while I drop in the more notable teacher gone wrong stories but it’s hard to keep up with ‘em all because they are just so prevalent, sadly.
On that note I’m starting a weekly round-up of some of the best of the worst from the head of the class. This is the first edition of Teachers Breaking Bad and expect this to be an ongoing Tuesday post here on the ‘Casm. Before we begin I’d like to state for the record that the vast majority of educators are upstanding and hero tag worthy pillars of our community. These peeps are just the bad apples. Now let’s get down to business.