Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 14:56

A Texas teacher is facing the heat for activities she participated in outside of the classroom before she began working with students. 

Cristy Nicole Deweese, 21, a Spanish teacher at Townview Magnet High School in Dallas, was featured as Playboy’s “Coed of the Month” in 2011.

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Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Silvia Moya
Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Jersey City High School Teacher Silvia Moya
By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:20

High School social studies teacher Silvia Moya inspires dozens of students every day. Teaching is not only this Ecuadorean’s dream, but her passion! It is through her own dedication that she is able to motivate other young people to reach beyond what they ever thought possible to accomplish goals they never knew they had. It is because of Silvia’s hard work and unrelenting commitment to making a difference that she has been selected as our inspiring young Latina this week!

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Teacher Curses...
He Said What? NYC Teacher Suspended For Spanish Curse
By Fox News Latino | 11/29/2010 - 10:02

A New York City public high school teacher is suing after he was suspended and fined $15,000 for what school officials say was misconduct for using the Spanish curse, “coño”, in his classroom.

The word can be offensive. But that sometimes depends on how it's used and which ethnic group is using it. Its literal translation refers to the female sexual organs, according to the Royal Spanish Academy in Spain. But the institution charged with regulating the Spanish language says the word can also express "diverse states of emotion, especially surprise or anger."

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