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Suffolk County Police continue to investigate the death of singer Saundra Simonee (credit: CBS 2)

Friends, Colleagues Stunned By Long Island Church Singer’s Death

Stunned reaction continued Tuesday from friends of Long Island church singer Saundra Simonee, whose body was found dumped in a parking lot last week.

10/01/2013

John Azabache was arraigned on rape charges on the same day that he was supposed to be married. (Credit CBS 2)

Ossining Math Teacher Pleads Guilty To Rape

A high school teacher in Ossining pleaded guilty to a rape charge this week, admitting to having sex with a 16-year-old student.

09/18/2013

John Azabache was arraigned on rape charges on the same day that he was supposed to be married. (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Ossining Teacher Arraigned On Rape Charges

Police in Ossining said John Azabache, a math teacher at Ossining High School, was arraigned Friday on two charges of third-degree rape. Defense lawyer Tony Castro said he pleaded not guilty and posted $50,000 bail.

07/12/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Friend Remembers Teacher Who Was Struck, Killed By Cop In Brooklyn

The NYPD Internal Affairs office was investigating this week, after an officer struck and killed a man while allegedly talking on a cell phone in Brooklyn this past weekend.

07/09/2013

Brian Kearins (credit: MySpace)

Bronx H.S. Teacher Arrested, Charged With Raping Student

According to police, Brian Kearins, 33, was arrested just after midnight on charges of rape, criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. His victim was a 16-year-old girl, police said.

06/26/2013

The family of a 10-year-old girl allegedly raped by her Bronx teacher hold a press conference on June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Of 10-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Bronx Teacher Demands Justice

“I don’t sleep, I cannot eat because that beast took my life,” the alleged victim’s grandmother said. “He broke my heart.”

06/24/2013

Anthony Criscuolo (CBS 2)

Bail Set For Bronx Teacher Charged With Rape

Anthony Criscuolo, 40, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree rape, predatory sexual assault against a child, attempted rape and endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said.

06/20/2013

Anthony Criscuolo (CBS 2)

Bronx Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Student

An elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.

06/19/2013

Western Middle School in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Greenwich Public Schools)

Counseling Ordered For Greenwich Teacher Accused Of Threatening School

A Greenwich middle school teacher accused of threatening to “shoot up” the school has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health counseling and to stay away from the building.

06/18/2013

A teacher asks her students a question. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

N.J. DOE Proposes Setting Academic Bar Higher For Would-Be Teachers

The Department of Education is considering requiring prospective teachers to achieve at least a B average in college before they can get state certification. The new 3.0 grade-point requirement would represent a slight increase from the current 2.75.

06/17/2013

Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

New Playground Honors Teacher Killed In Newtown Massacre

A new effort was launched Saturday to remember one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

06/15/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Teacher Who Did Time For Child Porn Vanishes From Halfway House

A former Long Island elementary school teacher who served a 6 1/2-year prison term for downloading child pornography has now disappeared from the halfway house where he was living in Brooklyn.

06/08/2013

Daniel Reilly is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student. (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Teacher Faces Jail Time After Guilty Plea In Statutory Rape Case

A former sixth-grade English teacher is facing jail time after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.

05/21/2013

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Chancellor Walcott Lashes Back At Mayoral Candidates Over Education Policies

Some of the candidates said that if elected they would not let new charter schools share space with traditional public schools as they do now. Such a change would make it difficult to open charter schools.

05/18/2013

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Albany Teacher On Leave After ‘Pretend You’re A Nazi’ Assignment

A high school teacher in Albany has been placed on leave, after students were advised to think like a Nazi and argue that “Jews are evil” as part of an assignment.

04/13/2013

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