Brickbat: Valuable Lesson

Samantha Pawlucy, 16, says her geometry teacher ordered her out of the classroom when she saw the girl had worn a Romney-Ryan t-shirt to school on dress down day. Pawlucy said the teacher compared the t-shirt to a Ku Klux Klan shirt. The principal of that Philadelphia high school later read an apology from the teacher to students and said the teacher's remarks were meant to be "light and humorous." Pawlucy's parents say they are pulling all of their children out of the school.

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  • RBS||

    The Klan, hilarious! What an asshole. What the fuck is wrong with these teachers who feel the need to prove their manhood by talking shit to students?

  • The Craig||

    Her teacher, Lynette Gaymon...

    She is proving her manhood alright.

  • RBS||

    Ok, prove how tough they are. But you probably knew what my point was and decided to be a douche anyway.

  • The Craig||

    Well yes and no. I would have assumed the teacher was a woman anyway, who had to prove to the student her vagina was bigger and therefore, more of a woman.

  • Drave Robber||

    (...) had to prove to the student her vagina was bigger could crack nuts (...)

    That's the true measure!

  • BarryD||

    Men don't go into teaching any more. I've worked with Ed School students a lot, and I can't recall the last time a single one was male.

    In no way does that mean that this teacher wasn't proving her manhood.

  • ||

    Another aged story exhumed from its shallow grave, the dirt brushed off and propped up against a wall. And then of course the best joke - a link to the Brickbat Archive, in case this hadn't slaked our thirst for stories from the olden times

  • SIV||

    Brickbat? I remember that from the old dead-tree Reason from the last millenium. Are they thinking of reviving it in a digital form?

  • LTC(ret) John||

    Nah, they would never do something that lame.

  • Fatty Bolger||

    said the teacher's remarks were meant to be "light and humorous."

    He went on to say that she killed with her Holocaust jokes at the Fall assembly.

  • ||

    The lesson here is: don't live in Fucking Philadelphia.

  • LTC(ret) John||

    That should be tattooed on the foreheads of every person withing 30 miles of Filthadelphia City Hall.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Pawlucy's parents say they are pulling all of their children out of the school.

    They will be taking their education dollars elsewhere? The district yawns.

  • ||

    remarks were meant to be "light and humorous."

    That's genius. I'm going to use that all the time from now on.

    "Hey, you stupid cunt, why don't you go choke to death on a barrel of sailor cock?...Oh, don't get mad, my remark was meant to be light and humorous."

  • BarryD||

    Well, I laughed.

  • sarcasmic||

    All the teacher was doing was showing tolerance by not tolerating intolerance.

  • tagtann||

    Sounds to me like you may well be onto something dude. WOw.
    www.Surfin-Anon.tk

  • Ken Shultz||

    It's a good thing she didn't have Jesus on the t-shirt, or she might have been arrested.

  • Eduard van Haalen||

    Jesus carrying a confederate flag and saying "vote Republican!"

  • Ken Shultz||

    You could make some money selling a t-shirt like that!

    Especially if he was carrying an assault weapon.

  • Ken Shultz||

    You could sell it at gun shows, NASCAR events, hell, in the South you could sell it at family reunions!

  • Eduard van Haalen||

    Jesus waving a Confederate flag while going deer-hunting and chugging a can of Four Loko.

  • Eduard van Haalen||

    While putting some of those nude woman mudflaps on his donkey.

    The wouldn't just arrest the student who wore that, they would close down the entire school for fumigation.

  • Appalachian Australian||

    You could wear such a shirt at tractor pulls.

  • ||

    The principal of that Philadelphia high school later read an apology from the teacher to students and said the teacher's remarks were meant to be "light and humorous."

    I take it the CBA forbids teachers from issuing apologies themselves and leaves it to the administrators. The principal should have dragged the teacher by the ear to an assembly in front of the entire school and forced her to grovel for her job.

  • Appalachian Australian||

    Procedures were followed.

    Teachers can't be expected not to do these things until they're sent to training.

  • some guy||

    Training syllabus:

    -How to track your pension
    -How to file for a raise
    -Break
    -How to NOT molest students (time permitting)
    -How to NOT be an insufferable cunt (time permitting)

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