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Florida teacher re-hired despite punishing autistic boy with hot sauce

A Florida schoolteacher has been allowed to return to work with special-needs children despite admitting to disciplining an autistic boy by giving him crayons dipped in hot sauce. CNN reported on Friday that Lillian Gomez was reassigned within the Osceola County School District after an appellate court judge rejected the…

Florida teacher suspended for forcing kids to say pledge on Sept. 11 or ‘go to your home country’

A Florida teacher was recently suspended without pay for five days after school officials said that she forced a fourth grade student to violate his religious beliefs and say the Pledge of Allegiance. The Tampa Bay Times reported that the student, whose Jehovah’s Witness religion forbids him from worshiping objects,…