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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

One more example how public schools are messed up

This comes in from "Weird" Ed, and I agree with what he said about it: "Ok, what the HELL is wrong with our schools in the US when this can take place??" From SI.com...
Shirt tale
Broncos fan says he was humiliated by teacher

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) -- A 17-year-old high school student said he was humiliated when a teacher made him sit on the floor during a midterm exam in his ethnicity class -- for wearing a Denver Broncos jersey.

The teacher, John Kelly, forced Joshua Vannoy to sit on the floor and take the test Friday -- two days before the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Broncos 34-17 in the AFC championship game. Kelly also made other students throw crumpled up paper at Vannoy, whom he called a "stinking Denver fan," Vannoy told The Associated Press on Monday...

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Brandon said...

Yeah, that definitely tells us that that teacher was pretty messed up. But I'm not sure that one incident can really speak for public education as a whole.