(FREMONT, Calif.) -- When students return to Erin Castillo's classroom Wednesday, their first day of in-person school in over a year, the high school teacher will be paying attention to more than just how they are doing academically. Castillo, an English and peer counseling teacher... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A rural schoolteacher and son of illiterate campesinos from the Andean highlands is poised to be sworn in as Peru's president Wednesday, the same day the country will commemorate its 200th anniversary of independence from Spain. His inauguration comes after a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- During the coronavirus pandemic, TikTok became a platform of learning for many stuck indoors. Some learned how to cook, knit and even remodel their living rooms thanks to experts who shared their knowledge with others on the app. And for children struggling... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Teacher Appreciation Week, select restaurants and retail stores are honoring their educators with discounts and freebies. Here are businesses that are offering special deals for teachers May 3-9: Check with local retailers near you to make sure they're participating, too. Sonic Drive-In Use promo... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A 5-year-old girl in Missouri did not have to look far to find a perfect match for the kidney she needed after being on dialysis for more than four years.Kayleigh Kulage, 5, of... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART and LAUREN KING, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 30 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding Wednesday. All times Eastern:Feb 17, 9:13 amHarris... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(EL PASO, Texas) -- An El Paso, Texas, elementary school teacher whose video of her first graders giving each other hugs went viral in 2018 has died after a two-month battle with COVID-19.Zelene Blancas,... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A 29-year-old woman who adopted a former student and his brother is now celebrating being completely debt-free.Chelsea Haley of Marietta, Georgia, has eliminated a total of $48,683.41 -- the amount... Read More.
By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) -- Police in a Paris suburb shot to death a man seen carrying a knife that authorities believe may have been used to kill another man found nearby.The shooting of the suspect, 18,... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA and KATHERINE CARROLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Just weeks after losing her daughter to complications of COVID-19, Shirley Bannister has also died from the virus, her family said.“[It has been] very traumatic. This is our... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A Louisiana educator is working hard to limit the restrictions mask-wearing poses for children who are hearing impaired.Leslie Bailey has been teaching for 16 years. It's now her seventh year... Read More.
By Katie Kindelanvia, GMA(OLATHE, Kan.) -- A high school teacher in Kansas started a spreadsheet of COVID-19 cases in schools as a way to ease her anxiety about the upcoming school year.Less than two weeks later, the teacher,... Read More.