Social Media Roundup: Teacher Appreciation, Cinco De Mayo & Reunion Months In MakingCBS2's Reena Roy has today's roundup of stories making people smile on social media.
School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote LearningAfter six weeks of home schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are coming up with creative ways to connect with students.
Target Offering Special Discounts Just For Teachers Starting SaturdayThe week-long event starts on Saturday and runs until July 20.
Long Island Educators Sound The Alarm: Substitute Teachers In Short SupplyThere is a pressing need for substitute teachers, especially on Long Island.
Teacher: I Was Fired Over 'No Zeros' Grading Policy For Kids Who Didn't Do HomeworkA teacher in Florida says she was fired for refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn't turned in.
Viral Video Catches Long Island Teacher On The Phone During ClassThe video, viewed more than 50,000 times, was allegedly recorded in a Hempstead High School classroom.
Parents Have Mixed Reactions To Teachers Texting Their StudentsMany teachers say they've started texting students to give them assignments or help them with school work, but that's not sitting well with some New Jersey parents.
Suffolk Teachers To Have Access To Panic Button AppThe mobile app will quickly alert authorities of an active shooter situation or other emergencies.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation StandardsThe New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.
Sandy Hook Teachers Worry About Loss Of Mental Health ServicesTeachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.
CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl's Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In ClassroomsThe first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
Mayor Bill De Blasio To Pre-K Teachers: 'You're Going To Be Historymakers'Speaking at Brooklyn College, de Blasio told teacher that on Sept. 4 they will see the start of some profound changes in the city.