The former North Carolina preschool teacher said that the $250,000 won on a lottery scratch ticket would be used towards "having a future for my daughter."
Teachers were disappointed to learn Connecticut's education commissioner was tapped, citing his limited experience teaching in a classroom.
A total of around 51 million people will be eligible for the vaccine in the next round of inoculations, including 30 million frontline essential workers.
After Minnesota Republican legislative leaders suggested people working in the state capitol be considered essential and receive the COVID vaccine early, a Democratic state representative said other workers should be given priority.
Two vaccines in Phase III trials are expected to be reviewed for emergency use in December.
West Virginia and Kentucky are the only two states where in-person learning is currently prohibited statewide at all public and private schools.
The parent ranted to her son Anthony's teacher, saying that the teacher should have told students to mark states that the Trump campaign has filed lawsuits, rather than coloring them in favor of Biden.
In the past week, Iowa reported the third-highest number of cases per capita in the country, according to the CDC.
Withers did not respond to our request for comment via Instagram direct message in time for publication, or, for a breakfast invitation.
Steven Arauz was dismissed from his $49,000-a-year position at Forest Lake Education Center shortly after featuring in an article published by online news site Gays With Kids.
The 17-year old student was asked by a teacher to take down the flag or leave the class. After the teacher told him for a second time, he left the online class.
The third-grade teacher was reported to have died two weeks after the school announced a student tested positive for the virus.
"[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them," the late Jim Henson once said. "They remember what you are."
The university teacher in Belgium resumed the in-person lesson "to allow the students social contact."
The Albany Public School Teachers Association said that teachers had been laid off, "only to be asked to then long-term sub for their 'cut' positions."
A high school teacher in Wisconsin was the latest to die following COVID-19 infection.
One Twitter user said that an energetic teacher "should literally be paid one million dollars a year."
A poll released Tuesday found that 86 percent of teachers purchased personal protective equipment for their own use during the COVID-19 pandemic, while 11 percent bought it for their students to use.
It's unclear whether any of the teachers contracted COVID-19 at their schools, but their deaths have renewed fears about possible school outbreaks.
Several K-12 teachers said much of the joy they received from personal interaction with students has been undermined or eliminated by teaching through a computer screen.
The Texas English teacher has since been reinstated and is allowed to keep the posters in the virtual classroom.
Bryce Latimer still wore his school uniform to his first day of school in his awesome home classroom that looks just like a real first-grade class.
On August 19, Kerry Washington opened the DNC by mentioning that she studied the Constitution in eighth grade and memorized its preamble. That was my class—I was the teacher Kerry had mentioned.
Teachers unions across the country are cynically manipulating the virus and hindering children's education.
Average daily new cases in Texas rose on a sharper incline from around mid-June to mid-July, before seeing a few dips in recent weeks.
"The NEA will absolutely support any affiliate that chooses to strike in response to unsafe learning and teaching conditions," a National Education Association spokesperson wrote.
The teachers drove past Gov. Bill Lee's home as fears continue that some schools are returning to classrooms too early.
A majority of K-12 teachers said they prefer to work remotely even after pandemic restrictions are lifted.