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Teacher Tells Students to Call 9-11 Hijackers “Freedom Fighters”

Striker11 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 1:00 AM
I don't think the school has it right. While I have not taught AP World History, I have looked closely at materials given by College Board designed to help prepare students for the test. Go to the website and take a look at the course. This school is taking things out of context as I understand the course.

An Advanced Placement World Geography teacher at a Texas high school who encouraged students to dress in Islamic clothing also instructed them to refer to the 9-11 hijackers not as terrorists – but as “freedom fighters,” according to students who were in the class.

Students at Lumberton High School were also told to stop referring to the Holocaust as Genocide – instead they were told to use the term “ethnic cleansing.”

John Valastro, the superintendent of the Lumberton Independent School District, tells me that the teacher did absolutely nothing wrong.

“What is more dangerous – fear and ignorance or education and...