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Jackson school district apologizes for Trump answer on quiz

 

October 7, 2017



JACKSON (AP) — One of the possible answers on a multiple-choice online English test given at a Wyoming high school was “shooting at (President Donald) Trump,” angering parents and prompting school officials to take down the test and apologize.

The quiz about George Orwell’s 1945 novel “Animal Farm” asked Jackson Hole High School students why one of the book’s characters ordered a gun to be fired.

Possible answers given were, “he was shooting at Trump,” ‘’his birthday,” ‘’for completion of the windmill” and “to scare off the attackers of Animal Farm.”

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