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The British Columbia Commissioner for Teacher Regulation suspended high school science teacher Klaus Hardy Breslauer from teaching for three days for making racist and sexually inappropriate comments to students. A consent form signed by Breslauer said that, among other things, he "frequently" discussed his personal life and sex life with students; said boys are gifted at rubbing rods and that he had a lot of experience doing so during a science experiment; asked a student of Japanese descent if he couldn't answer a question because he'd been watching too much animated porn; and refused to give a student permission to use the bathroom because "you cannot run away from life's problems." Breslauer served his suspension during a period in which most in-school instruction had been suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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