Music Teacher

Music teacher Steven Sanders (left) was surprised with a Fishman Prize, a national teaching award worth $25,000, for his successes with students at UIC College Prep on Chicago's West Side. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Music Teacher Surprised With National Award

Steven Sanders, who is completing his fifth year teaching at UIC College Prep, was awarded the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice by The New Teacher Project.


Kenneth Martin, 34, is accused of having sex with two underage students while a music teacher at Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights. (Credit: Palos Heights Police)

Palos Heights Music Teacher Accused Of Sex With Student

A music teacher at a Christian school in southwest suburban Palos Heights has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an underage student.


James A. Ciammetti

Ex-Teacher Gets 30 Years For Affair With Girl, 14

A former Hammond band director will serve 30 years in prison, although the defendant said he didn’t expect to live longer than two years.