Sunday, December 04, 2011

No, This Doesn't Make Educators Look Like Idiots At All.

A Gastonia mother says her son was suspended for calling a teacher "cute.”

Chiquita Lockett said her 9-year-old son, Emanyea, spent the last two days at home.

Lockett said the principal of Brookside Elementary called her Wednesday to say the incident was a form of “sexual harassment.”

Emanyea told Eyewitness News a substitute teacher overheard him tell another student a teacher was cute.

Then he was suspended.
Go read the whole thing--the district spokespeople don't appear to add any "missing" information to what's mentioned above.

Good job, PC police. You've now gotten a child suspended from school for telling someone that someone else is "cute". You must be so proud.

Hat tip to Hot Air.

Update, 10/8/11: The principal has been canned. Seems like a bit of overkill to me, but that's the decision that was made.


Ellen K said...

I have come to the conclusion that at some time removal of critical parts of the brain is required for one to advance in administration in public schools. That's the only explanation I can come up with for this kind of stupidity.

ns123 said...

my kid is 6 yrs old. He got sent to the principal's office for saying "inappropriate" words such as: wiener, pregnant, and butt.

Those words are entirely appropriate for a 6 yr old boy. School didn't think so and called home.

I pull him out and he's at a private school now. Since then, there have been no reports of "inappropriate" behavior.