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Philadelphia Teacher Turned Citizen Mission into a Joke

Mag14 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 10:44 AM
Earlier times were more racist and the idea that a black teacher could have been hit without it raising too much of a stir is repugnant to me and probably to you too. But some people are going to suspect that that is what you meant.
LtScrounge Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 4:45 PM
Actually I believe that KATZ was saying that in an earlier time, any teacher thusly attacking a student for expressing their political beliefs, would've faced getting their face punched, whatever race the teacher might be. Why do liberals assume that someone who is getting an attitude readjustment is only receiving it because of their race? A sergeant readjusted an enlistee's (pending bad conduct discharge for drug abuse) attitude for getting insubordinate with me and they were both white. The sergeant saw the enlistee get insubordinate with me. I simply told the enlistee that I could file charges for disobeying an order and send him to the stockade instead of home. When the sergeant spoke with him later, he wasn't as subtle.
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...