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Fri May 26, 2017, 06:09 PM

Texas teacher disciplined for 'terrorist' award for student

Source: Reuters

U.S. | Fri May 26, 2017 | 3:32pm EDT

Texas teacher disciplined for 'terrorist' award for student

At least one Houston-area teacher has been disciplined after presenting a seventh grade student with the mock award "most likely to be a terrorist," a school district official said on Friday.

"The Channelview ISD Administration would like to apologize for the insensitive and offensive fake mock awards that were given to students in a classroom," Marcus Kramer, a spokesman for the district, said in a statement.

"The teachers involved in this matter have been disciplined according to district policy and the incident is still under investigation," the statement said.

The student, Lizeth Villanueva, 13, told Houston broadcaster KPRC she was shocked when she was given the award on Tuesday at the end of the school year, adding the teacher thought it would be funny.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-student-idUSKBN18M2EU

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Fri May 26, 2017, 06:13 PM

1. What the hell were they thinking?!

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Response to shenmue (Reply #1)

Fri May 26, 2017, 06:28 PM

2. Probably, that she wasn't a white girl. nt


Seventh grader Lizeth Villanueva said a teacher gave her a "Most likely to become a terrorist" certificate during a mock awards ceremony. (KHOU NEWS)


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