It’s hard to know where to start with the list of things that are wrong in the wake of a story out of New York City today.
A teacher had students write math problems, the students wrote math problems about slaves, the teacher handed out the problems, and there are some parents — some parents — who wonder what the big deal is?
The teacher involved will apparently be disciplined in some fashion.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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