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Teacher Who Showed ‘The ABCs of Death’ to Her Students Sent to Jail

The internet will never stop arguing about when it is okay to show films with explicit content to children. But, there is one thing that we’re pretty sure everyone can agree on: showing the violent and disturbing The ABCs of Death to five classes of unsuspecting students is an act of irresponsible idiocy on just about every conceivable level. Columbus, Ohio substitute teacher Sheila Kearns was rightfully let go from her job back in 2013 when she screened the film for her substitute Spanish classes, but the courts have handed down an additional punishment: 90 days in jail.

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Leigh Vogel, Getty Images for Knowledge Universe
Leigh Vogel, Getty Images for Knowledge Universe
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Gov. Cuomo Announces Plans For Pre-K For 3-Year-Olds

Three-year-old children in high need communities across New York State could soon have access to Pre-K classes.

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Photo Credit: John Moore, Getty Images
Photo Credit: John Moore, Getty Images
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House to Debate GOP Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON (AP) — No Child Left Behind is a widely criticized law, but a GOP bill the House is considering to fix it isn't winning popularity contests among Democrats.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images
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Adirondack Central Schools In Good Shape, Looking To Invest In Scholarships [AUDIO]

Adirondack School District Superintendent Edward Niznik says the district is in good shape financially, although they are still waiting for Governor Cuomo to release state aid information to them.

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Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
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Schools Start Treating E-Cigarettes as Drug Paraphernalia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes.

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Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio, And Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Address Enhanced Security In NY/NJ Regions
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Liverpool Teacher Joins Top Teachers Asking Governor to Reconsider [AUDIO]

A Syracuse area 'Teacher of the Year' who has been praised by Governor Cuomo, is among a group of 'elite' teachers who have written a letter asking him to reconsider his approach towards teachers and education in New York.

Jeff Peneston, a high school science teacher at Liverpool High School, told WIBX's First News with Keeler in the Morning on Tu

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Senator Seward's Office
Senator Seward's Office
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Senate Majority Joins Seward’s Call To End Gap Elimination Adjustment

State Senator James Seward is announcing the Senate Majority Conference will join with him to fight to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment that has been short changing funding for public schools.

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Keeler Show Notes for Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Today we will speak with Jeff Peneston who is a NYS Teacher of the Year about his open letter to Governor Cuomo. We will also speak with local pediatrician Dr. Marc Ritter about immunizations.

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Nancy L. Ford, Courtesy of Hamilton College
Nancy L. Ford, Courtesy of Hamilton College
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Hamilton College Students To Participate In Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day

A group of students from Hamilton College will join 900 high school and college students and faculty from across New York in Albany on Tuesday for New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX, TownSquare Media
Luke Tubia, WIBX, TownSquare Media
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Assemblyman Brindisi Hosts Youth Advisory Panel In Utica [AUDIO]

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi's Youth Advisory Panel meets every couple of months to discuss issues concerning high school juniors and seniors.

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