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The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Bill Eases Path for Firing Teachers for Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/13/2013

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Santa Clara Grand Jury Says School District Overpaid Its Employees Over $1 Million In Last 10 Years

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Gury The Alum Rock has found that the Alum Rock Union School District paid many of its teachers and administrators, including new and short-term employees, more than required by its contracts and rules— a practice that has cost more than $1 million over the last 10 years.

07/26/2013

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Concord Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Molesting 11 Students

A Concord elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty today to 91 felony charges stemming from the alleged sexual abuse of 11 current and former students, a prosecutor said.

07/03/2013

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James Franco Slams ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot

The actor who formerly played Harry Osborn in the Sam Raimi films questions why a reboot was made so soon…

06/19/2013

San Leandro High School teacher Richard Styner was arrested on burglary and child porn charges. (Source: San Leandro High School)

San Leandro Teacher Set For Arraignment On Child Porn, Burglary Charges

A San Leandro High School teacher facing child pornography and burglary charges was scheduled to be arraigned Monday afternoon in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward.

06/10/2013

San Leandro High School teacher Richard Styner was arrested on burglary and child porn charges. (Source: San Leandro High School)

Child Porn Charges Follow After San Leandro Teacher Mistakenly Shows Nude Photo Of Himself

Alameda County prosecutors have filed child porn and burglary charges against a San Leandro High School teacher after an inappropriate photo was displayed during a class he taught.

06/03/2013

Grant Blair, a teacher at Old Orchard School in Campbell, was arrested on suspicion of illegally meeting a minor to engage in lewd or lascivious behavior on May 15, 2013. (San Jose Police Department)

South Bay Teacher Arrested In Sex Sting

A sting operation by the San Jose Police Department resulted in the arrest on Wednesday of an elementary school teacher who believed he would meet a 13-year-old for sexual activity, police said Friday.

05/17/2013

Marie Johnson, Granada High School teacher

Sentencing Delayed For Livermore Teacher Who Molested Student

A judge on Wednesday ordered that a diagnostic study be conducted for a female Livermore high school teacher who pleaded no contest to nine felony counts for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male student from December 2010 to May 2011.

05/15/2013

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2nd Vacaville Teacher Arrested In 24 Hours, Faces Gun & Drug Charges

Vacaville police arrested a middle school teacher Thursday morning after a loaded firearm and drugs were found in his parked car on campus, police said.

05/09/2013

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Vacaville High School Teacher Accused Of Lewd Conduct With Student

A Vacaville High School English and drama teacher was arrested Wednesday evening on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious acts on a female student, police said.

05/09/2013

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