District: Fla teacher suspended
Forced Jehovah's Witness to pledge to flag back in class
Is this how the fourth grader forced to say the pledge felt?
Jehovah's Witness Saying Pledge
The fourth grader must've felt horrible for having to do the pledge since it goes against his religion. Somewhat like the Nazi Party isn't it?
Author: Associated Press
Published on November 7th, 2013. A Florida fourth-grade teacher has returned to the classroom after a suspension for requiring a Jehovah's Witness to participate in the Pledge of Allegence on 9/11. District officials say the student and his parents complained the teacher physically forced the student to put his hand on his heart during the pledge. Their religion prohibits them from saluting to the flag.
Why This Article Is Interesting
This article is interesting because it proves that teachers cannot control students in any phyiscal or emotional way, shape or form. It is also interesting because it demonstrates the consequences for teachers should they ever harm a student.
Article's Link to Careers
This article links to careers because people should know the consequences for abusing children.
Two New Facts I Learned From This Article Are...
1.) Teachers cannot force students to do the Pledge of Allegence if their religion prohibits it. 2.) There are severe reproccusions for every action committed against a student by a teacher.