Mar 12, 2015

Yokohama teacher used PC to show documentary, got porn instead

A schoolteacher in Yokohama accidentally showed porn images stored in his personal computer to his students during a recent class intended to show the wonders of the universe, according to the Yokohama Board of Education. The teacher, who was not named and was described ...

Feb 10, 2015

Junior high teacher shows students image of hostage's body

A teacher at a municipal junior high school in Sakura, Tochigi Prefecture, showed his classes an image of a body believed to be that of journalist Kenji Goto, who was purportedly killed by the Islamic State militant group. During social studies classes on Feb. ...

Nov 20, 2014

Chiba education board disciplines four teachers

Chiba Prefecture’s board of education has dismissed two prefectural public school teachers for indecent behavior involving juveniles, while taking disciplinary action against two other teachers. One of the dismissed teachers was arrested for violating a prefectural juvenile protection ordinance, while the other, a local ...

Sep 9, 2014

Mie teacher punished for taping boy's mouth shut

Maintaining calm in a classroom may be a tough challenge for many elementary school teachers, but one in Mie Prefecture resorted to the ultimate step to ensure silence — taping a student’s mouth to shut him up. The Mie Prefectural Board of Education on ...