The Earth is about to blow up and there’s only room on the spaceship for eight passengers. So who gets left behind? One of the options was a “racist, armed police officer who has been accused of using excessive force.”
Seventh graders at Roberts Middle School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio were assigned the task last week of deciding who got to live and who was doomed to be blown to smithereens.
The “Whom To Leave Behind” lesson has caused quite a lot of outrage among moms and dads who believe the assignment sends the wrong message to their children.
For the assignment students were asked to choose between a list of 12 hypothetical people. Four would be left behind because “tomorrow the planet Earth is doomed.”
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