Teacher suspended in Tennesse; rumoured atheism/liberalism

Discuss church-state separation issues that are relevant in Ireland.
Post Reply
Posts: 1993
Joined: Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:28 pm

Teacher suspended in Tennesse; rumoured atheism/liberalism

Post by lostexpectation » Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:09 pm

a teacher has been suspended indefinitely (ie fired) because he's rumoured to be atheist and liberal. its public/sate school as far as i can make out,
but most of the teachers and parents are of one congregation, and he was discussing thing like love and obama in class a student went to principal to comaplain, there prents turned up out of the blue at a board meeting and demanded he be fired. he says they were looking for an excuse to fire him

the top 3 post in this blog have the story including his version
http://westtennessee.blogspot.com/2009/ ... -help.html

the local paper
http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/ ... -2009.html
Post Reply