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Philadelphia Teacher Turned Citizen Mission into a Joke

wmou Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 10:28 AM
"where the free exchange of ideas and opinions could, and should, feed young peoples’ interest in our political system." That is pure fantasy. Government indoctrination centers repress free political thinking and censor religious expression.
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...