Letters to the Editor

Scared of parents and media uproar

Dear Editor,

I’m sure most read about and saw the video of the Anderson School District 1 teacher, Lisa Houston, and the student falling asleep in class.

Clearly the teacher exercised bad judgement. As well intentioned as she was, putting your feet on anyone and tugging at their hair, even in a playful way, is not a good idea. However, I would not have fired her. Plus, she had an excellent record for 28 years.

You say to the teacher, we can see you were well intentioned, and you like to engage the students in a fun and playful way, and we love that about you, but this was a step too far. And I’m sure she sees that. The administration then writes her up a warning, it goes in her file, and she

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