This happened in Longview, Texas. With an administration as supportive of its educators as this unlucky school district, it’s not surprising that the Texas education system is among the worst in the nation. How can otherwise rational, responsible people be moved to make such inane decisions?
The last thing that needs to be done is to reward students for being undisciplined brats by firing their teachers. If anything, the ‘upset student’ needs a lesson in dealing with adversity and to be given the opportunity to learn that the world rarely deals with us the way we’d like.