Iowa: I was let go as substitute teacher because I corrected my students' grammar

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    I was let go as substitute teacher because I corrected my students' grammar

    Last Halloween, I dressed up like a teacher — not exactly an alter ego; I have a certificate — went to the local high school, and substituted in Family & Consumer Science. There was a small ruction in third period; the principal and I discussed it amicably, and I barely gave it second thought. However, a couple weeks later, I received a letter informing me he was removing me from the sub list! Explanation (from said letter): he "visited with the class," and the "interactions between yourself and the students were not such as meet our expectations for substitutes." A ...


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    I was let go as substitute teacher because I corrected my students’ grammar

    The teacher involved is lucky. This happened in Iowa. If it happened in California he would be sued, charged with a hate crime and run out of town—not even allowed to get a job filling taco shells. He will be called, in a negative tone, “a Trump” supporter” and dangerous to the students mental health. He was fired because in a classroom he corrected the spelling errors of his students. “A parent reported that a student had videotaped me on his cell phone. So, no doubt if there were a hint of unethical practice — singling a child out for ...


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