A Queens rabbi has pleaded guilty to embezzling $5 million from his taxpayer-funded Queens preschool — money intended for Orthodox Jewish special-needs students ages 3 to 5.
Rabbi Samuel Hiller, the former assistant director of Island Child Development Center in Far Rockaway, is expected to be sentenced to one to three years prison after Thursday’s guilty plea to first-degree grand larceny, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.
Avoiding making eye contact with someone or asking where they are originally from have been deemed as racist micro-aggressions in a newsletter issued by Oxford University.
The institution’s Equality and Diversity Unit states these two common behaviours could potentially cause the listener ‘mental ill-health’.
The Trinity term newsletter claims asking someone where they are ‘originally’ from implies that the questioner does not believe they are British.
An undergraduate researcher at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has gained national acclaim for her research showing, she says, that members of minority groups feel oppressed by standard, grammatical English.
The researcher is Erika Gallagher, reports The Daily Cardinal, the student newspaper on the taxpayer-funded campus.
Primary school children were taken to meet an Islamic preacher described as ‘extremist’ at the mosque where Lee Rigby’s murderers worshipped.
The trip saw pupils from Kilmorie Primary School in Lewisham, London, meet controversial preacher Shakeel Begg, who the High Court said ‘promoted and encouraged religious violence’.
Students at the school, aged eight and nine, were taken to the Lewisham Islamic Centre to take part in a discussion with the imam.
An overwhelming majority of MPs in the Netherlands’ lower house of parliament have voted in support of a motion which would allow schools to be punished if they refuse to teach LGBT awareness, according to local media.
Most MPs in the Tweede Kamer supported the motion in a Tuesday vote, according to Dutch news outlet NOS.
Schools have been told they should give transgender pupils a cake to celebrate their “transition”, as experts warn that teachers must be trained to deal with an “explosion” of students who no longer identity with their sex.
Delegates at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference this week were told that changing attitudes have resulted in a “huge” surge in the number of transgender and non-binary people coming forward.
Multiple police agencies are responding to a reported shooting at North Park Elementary School.
“We have a shooter down and three victims,” said Maria Garcia, a spokeswoman for San Bernardino City Unified. “One of them is a teacher, the other two are unknown, and their condition is unknown. We believe the situation is contained.”
Police agencies were in the process of clearing classrooms, according to radio traffic at 10:50 a.m.
history professor at California State University, Fresno, appears to have advocated for the death of President Donald Trump on Twitter.
Tweets from an account purportedly operated by Professor Lars Maischak call for Trump to “hang” in order to “save American democracy,” and say the only “cure” for racist people is a bullet to their head. The account is not verified, although the bio and interactions between the user and other Twitter users indicate it belongs to the professor.