The eighth-grade history teacher refused to give 50 percent credit to students who didn't turn in any work.
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What started off as a passing joke between Julia Mooney and her husband became a real experiment when she "really started thinking about it a little bit more seriously." "It actually seemed like a good idea," she said.
The note says that each child in the class is allowed to leave the room to use the bathroom, see the nurse, or get water only twice in an entire month.
The assignment instructed students to examine a list of 12 people selected to fly on a spaceship to another planet to avoid the Earth's destruction and choose just eight to board the spacecraft.
“We spend a lot of time together during the school year and they become a very important part of my life and I just couldn't picture getting married without them as a part of it,” Ashlyn (Houck) Kurtz says.
Viktoria Popova was recently fired from her job at Russia's Omsk School No. 7 after her superiors found photos on Instagram of her posing in a swimsuit.
The school district says the seх ed presentation, which included controversial anti-abortion videos showing the procedure in detail, was "completely inappropriate."