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Philadelphia Teacher Turned Citizen Mission into a Joke

flip one over Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 9:04 AM
OK, then do something about it! I know how hard it is to believe, but, for the time being we still are a free country and it is your responsibility to help keep it free, This person tried to stifle this little grils freedom of speach, and that is very, very, bad, especially her being in a position teaching our children. She needs to be fired and loose all compensation, period.
The mission statement of Philadelphia's Charles Carroll High School, displayed prominently on its website, offers a hopeful vision of an educational institution:

“Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.”

This week, the specific mention of “social skills” and citizenship likely sounds like mockery to Charles Carroll sophomore Samantha Pawlucy and her family.

In an episode that has prompted national attention, Samantha was the victim of intimidation by her geometry teacher, Lynette Gaymon, who claims...