Here's another worthwhile roundup of a sordid story that pits mindless adherence to protocol against common sense.
Moreover, the note offers more insight into why there are fewer teachers nowadays.
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More than 1,000 people have signed a petition in support of Oswald, who’s known as “Coach O.” The petition asks signers to testify to Oswald’s “outstanding character.” Outside of the building where the hearing took place, a group of protesters held a sign that said, “In Coach Joe We Trust”.
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Joe Oswald, a physical education teacher at Pleasant Lea Middle School in Lee's Summit, used the N-word while filing a disciplinary report for a seventh-grader who was yelling in the cafeteria. Before filing the report, he read what she'd said aloud to the student, including the slur.
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