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By Karla Pomeroy

Different worlds, different attitudes


May 27, 2017

Friday was a day of mixed emotions. While getting ready for work I had the news on and heard a report of some Texas teachers who gave out mock awards this week, giving "most likely to be a terrorist" award to a good student.

I was shocked. What were these teachers thinking? Well the fact was these teachers were not thinking at all. Whether in jest, joking or not, it was wrong. No ifs, ands, or buts. In a world where we try to prevent bullying the teachers took bullying to a new level and called it mock awards.

The student didn't return to class this week, according to media reports, becaus...

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