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Appalling: High School Teacher Assigns Students Essay on Why "Jews Are Evil”

Dixiedrifter Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 9:32 AM
I would question the intent of the "educator" on this one. As you stated, many of us are prejudiced in our belief this teacher probably had an ulterior motive.
nyc2013XJj Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 9:41 AM
It would probably have been better judgment to use an event such as the Viking invasions, or an event from hundreds of years ago where the impact of a horrific event was dissipated over time.

However, there is a little thing called a "Lesson Plan." Schools in NY are very big on approval of these daily plans much to the chagrin of the teachers, but usually these lessons have been approved by the department chair. It's doubtful the teacher had "ulterior motives."

What in the world is going on in American public schools? Good heavens:

ALBANY, New York - A New York state high school English teacher who asked students to imagine they were Nazis and give reasons why Jews were evil could be reprimanded or dismissed, a school district superintendent said on Friday.

City School District of Albany Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard apologized at a news conference and pledged officials would personally express regret to Albany High School students who were given the assignment and their families.

"This assignment for some of our students at Albany High School was completely...