To quote outgoing President George W. Bush, what is our children learning? Apparently the curriculum is Truly Tasteless Jokes. (Anyone remember those?)
An instructional aide at a McCandless vocational school is serving an unpaid suspension for making what a student described as racist comments directed at President-elect Barack Obama.
During a lunch period last week, the aide at A.W. Beattie Career Center said Obama would be killed, KFC would be emblazoned on the American flag and the national anthem would become “Movin’ on Up,” according to the student’s mother.
Mara Gilligan is the parent of a student at the school who complained. She said that her daughter says that the aid becomes “infuriated when anyone mentions Obama