Even substitute teachers can make the worst teachers in history list. While substituting in a North Carolina elementary class, Temple made a number of inflammatory and racially insensitive remarks. These included spreading a lie that Martin Luther King, Jr. died by suicide rather than assassination and telling the kids they would end up in jail because of the athletic merchandise they wore. She resigned after students told their parents about the incident.
Twenty-three-year-old science teacher Kendall Burk carried out a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student over summer break, authorities say. During this time, the pair had sexual relations on four occasions, two in Burk’s car and two in her home. She’s currently facing four counts of rape and four counts of sodomy.
This disgruntled teacher from Hillsborough, NC was heard by coworkers making several threats to “shoot up the school.” She even gave some teachers a code she would use to warn them so they could stay home when she did it: “the squash is ripe.” Thompson quickly resigned when the threats became known. Authorities are charging her with “communicating a threat of mass violence.”
The teacher on our “worst in history” list brought a beat down like you’ve never seen…