teachers

One In Four Teachers In Greater Risk Group

(CNN) - Nearly one in four American teachers are at higher risk of serious illness if they contract coronavirus. That statistic comes from a kaiser family foundation report released Friday. Nearly 1.5 million teachers are either over 65, or…

J.K. Rowling Opens Harry Potter License For Teachers

(CNN) - In response to the coronavirus pandemic, J.K. Rowling is encouraging teachers to post videos of themselves reading the 'Harry Potter' books. Rowling and her publishing agents say they are relaxing regular copyright permissions and granting an open…

Teachers Who Praise See Increase In Good Behavior

(CNN) - A new study suggests praise can have a big impact on the behavior of elementary students. The journal Educational Psychology, published the study on Wednesday. Researchers spent three years observing more than 25,000 kids for it. They…

Target Teacher Discount Coming Back

Springfield, MO (KOLR) - Summer just got started but Target is already thinking about back to school! The retail chain is bringing back their extra discount for teachers. Staring July 13, it's giving educators 15% off on school supplies,…

Two Opelika Teachers Involved in Car Wreck in Washington, D.C.

Two Opelika teachers were involved in an accident in Washington, D.C. They have been evaluated by the medical staff and from the reports, Opelika City School Representative Becky Brown said they feel very hopeful for their recovery. They did sustain…

Columbus State University "Celebrates Diversity" Forum

WATCH NEWS PIECE:   The 7th Annual Columbus State University "Celebrates Diversity" took place on Thursday. Attendees spent the day in sessions meant to generate diversity and inclusion awareness, foster conversation and improve…