From Sex to Assault: What's Up With America's Teachers?

Sgt. Silva said that, while in police custody, Dorvil admitted to kicking Mikel and the two other children. No one answered the phone at his home.

Adams, whose posts links to stories about inappropriate behaviors -- many of which are user-submitted, said his gut feeling is that most teachers are very passionate about their jobs and very good at them.

"Then you have this other batch of folks," he said. "I don't know why they're in education."

He pointed to an outdated public school system and low salaries as potential reasons why these bad teachers are being allowed into the schools. Adams said school boards should be focusing on bringing in teachers who want to foster creativity and not settle for just teaching to the standardized testing that has become so prevalent.

When the site first started, he said, they had to search for examples. Now, he said, the submissions come fast and furious. The site even won Time Magazine's Top 25 Blogs of 2009.

"We've kind of become numb to stuff," he said.

Feces Follies to an 8-Year-Old's Arrest

In Maine, the Bangor Daily News reported this week that a jury should decide whether a softball coach was fired illegally. The coach, Kelly Jo Cookson, maintains that her contract was not renewed because she is a lesbian.

But the school district claims they let her go after learning Cookson allegedly hazed her players in 2005 by making them walk through sheep feces during a team picnic.

According to the Bangor paper, Cookson's lawyer argued the hazing was only a pretext to the real reason her contract was not renewed -- her sexual orientation. A district official was quoted as saying Cookson had admitted to the hazing and was punished.

Feces was also a source of outrage in Washington state when, in April, a kindergarten student at Apple Valley School in Yakima was sent home from school with his own excrement in his backpack after he had an accident in the classroom.

The bagged poop came with a note reading "This little turd was on the floor of my room."

The boy's father, who only wanted to be identified by his first name, Jason, told ABC's Seattle affiliate KOMO that his son had a few accidents at school previously, but the teacher's response was unacceptable.

"Why would somebody do this?" Jason told KOMO. "It's disgusting!"

KOMO later reported that Jason's son was moved to a classroom in a different school for the remainder of the year and that the veteran teacher had been disciplined, but not suspended or fired.

The mother of an autistic Idaho girl also had harsh words for her daughter's school when 8-year-old Evelyn Towry was arrested and charged with battery following a scuffle with school officials over a sweater.

Spring Towry told in January that Evelyn, who was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at age 5, was denied entry to a school Christmas party unless she took off her favorite sweatshirt that had a picture of cow ears and a tail.

Towry said her daughter reacted violently when she was physically restrained from trying to attend the party.

"She said 'I was very scared,'" Towry said. "She told me she was being hurt."

Towry said she got to the school just in time to see Evelyn being led away by two police officers.

"She started screaming 'Mommy, I don't want to go! What are batteries? What are batteries?'" Towry said. "She didn't even know what she was arrested for."

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