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Student: Teachers Bully Me Because I’m Conservative

DuaneUrban Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 4:15 PM
That's common in Massachusetts also but a little more subtly. It's starts in elementary school there.

A Wisconsin school district has launched an investigation into accusations that teachers have bullied and harassed a politically active student.

Benji Backer, a 15-year-old student at Appleton North High School in Appleton, told me that he’s been subjected to name-calling, foul-language and classroom lectures that bashed Gov. Scott Walker and labeled Republicans as racist:

“They are harassing and bullying me as well as indoctrinating other students,” Backer said. The 15-year-old wrote about his allegations in great detail in an essay first published by FreedomWorks.

“My teachers have always talked about bullying, including bullying homosexuals and how wrong it is,” Backer wrote....