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Ann Ireland, award-winning Toronto novelist and teacher, dies at age 65

Toronto writer Ann Ireland, author of five novels who also ran the writing workshops program at the Chang School at Ryerson University, has died. She was 65. “She was a stalwart champion of both faculty and students, always figuring out the best academic solutions for everyone, kind, capable and unflappable,” remembered Toronto writer Susan Glickman,…

Evil twins: New York school teacher & brother charged with bomb-making

A teacher at an Upper Manhattan high school and his twin brother have been arrested on suspicion of running a bomb factory in their Bronx apartment. Police recovered some 30 pounds of precursors and a bomb-making manual. Christian Toro, a teacher at a charter school in Manhattan, allegedly enlisted his students’ help to manufacture explosives.…

Teacher Barry White Jr. pumps up students with awesome custom handshakes

Postmedia Network Feb 2, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:08 PM ET Teacher Barry White Jr. knows how to get his students pumped about learning. Instead of dreading the beginning of classes, the fifth grade Charlotte, N.C., English teacher gets his kids excited about the day with custom secret handshakes for each student who comes through…