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Alabama: Geometry teacher uses assassinating Obama as example to teach angles to students

While visiting Kate’s folks down in Alabama this past weekend, I discussed all sorts of things, including the state of education there, but this novel method of teaching geometry definitely never came up. (Birmingham News): A Jefferson County teacher picked the wrong example when he used as­sassinating President Bar ack…

Teacher questioned after using Obama assassination as example in geometry class

UPDATE: Obama assassination teacher placed on leave by district It’s certainly one way to get students to pay attention. Trouble is, it’s bound to get the Secret Service’s attention too. An Alabama geometry teacher, in an apparent effort to teach his students about parallel lines and angles, used a theoretical…