Students walk out after teacher orders: speak 'American'

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Postby BlueScorpion » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:46 pm

An English teacher at Cliffside Park High School in northern New Jersey is under fire after making controversial remarks to her class. “Military men and women are … not fighting for your right to speak Spanish,” she was recorded on Snapchat saying. “They’re fighting for your right to speak American.” The following week, students staged a walkout in protest. The school board is investigating the incident.

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Postby iMacourey » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:20 pm

Shouldn't that be "speak English" ? :lol:
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Postby biscuits » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:28 pm

iMacourey wrote:Shouldn't that be "speak English" ? :lol:
Right. What a douche
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Postby Pompeii » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:31 pm

Not "Speak American!" when she's an English teacher :lol:
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Postby Hugo » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:34 pm

Oh, it's cute she thinks they've invented a new language :lol:
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Postby android » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:46 pm

The United States has no designated official language but 32 states do have laws making English their official language. The teacher was wrong to say what she said as the military are not fighting for any specific language there fighting supposedly for US interests .
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Postby MusicRecords » Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:32 pm

Lmao that teacher looks lazy af, dumb bish :lol: speak "American" omg :lol:
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Postby BlueScorpion » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:57 pm

I just love how politely these kids left the class and how grounded that one boy sounded on the interview.
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Postby heppolo » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:07 pm

kids were like
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Postby LittleLinda » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:57 pm

In an ideal world all teachers would be smart people, who teach their students valuable and meaningful things. In reality there are quite a lot of idiots among them. Soldiers fighting for the right to "speak American"... I don't even know whether I should laugh or weep at such stupidity.
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