After analyzing these interviews, Connell highlighted three big findings in her book: 1.Clash between pride and professionalism creates a series of no-win choices for gay and lesbian teachers.
Teachers are perceived as role models in the community, and the laws and regulations that mandate appropriate standards of conduct reflect that expectation.
Failure to comply with these standards can lead to adverse employment action, certification sanctions and even criminal consequences.
His mother, Francoise Nogues-Macron, told Ms Fulda: “We just couldn’t believe it.
What is clear is that when Emmanuel met Brigitte, we couldn’t just say, ‘That’s great’.” But she added: “What mattered to me was not the fact he was having a relationship with Brigitte but that he was alive and there weren’t any problems.” Realising the affair would not be a passing phase, she is said to have told the teacher: “Don’t you see? But he won’t have children with you.” His father, Jean-Michel Macron, revealed he “almost fell off his chair” when he learned about his son’s lover: “When Emmanuel met Brigitte, we certainly did not say, ‘How wonderful!
The newly enacted Every Student Succeeds Act prohibits school employees from aiding another school employee in obtaining a new job if there is probable cause to believe there has been sexual misconduct with a minor or student.
If an individual is found to have engaged in sexual conduct or a romantic relationship with a student or minor, regardless of age or enrollment status in the district, the State Board for Educator Certification will permanently revoke that educator’s teaching certificate.
“What does being a teacher have to do with your sexual identity or the way you express your gender? “You would think not much, but in my book, I find it’s pretty formative.” For the book, Connell interviewed elementary, middle school and high school teachers who worked in urban and rural areas in California and Texas and who ranged in ages from 22 to 77.
She interviewed roughly the same number of gay and lesbian teachers and also spoke with administrators, colleagues and educational advocates.
A new biography of French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed his parents shock when they discovered their 16-year-old son was having an affair with his married teacher.
Much has been made of the fact that centrist Mr Macron is married to Brigitte Trogneux, a woman 24 years his senior he met as a 15-year-old schoolboy when she was a teacher at La Providence, a private school in Amiens, northern France.
In London, teachers are getting free tube cards for a year worth over £2,000.