Thu., January 19, 2012 5:24am
Teacher Quits Over Slavery Math Lesson
A suburban Atlanta teacher has resigned after an investigation over third-grade students being assigned math homework with word problems about slavery, according to a district spokeswoman.
Wed., January 11, 2012 6:24am
Slavery Lesson Prompts Outrage
Beaver Ridge Principal Jose DeJesus says third-graders had been reading about Frederick Douglass, a former slave. He said the questions were an attempt at incorporating some of what students had been discussing in social studies with their math.
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