Mock slave auction in a 4th grade class.

Have you read the story on Drudge about the 4th grade teacher in Norfolk, VA who set up a mock slave auction in her classroom? The story is copyrighted so I can’t post it here but you can find it at The Virginian-Pilot via Drudge.

This goofy liberal teacher separated her black and mixed race students and offered them for sale to her white students as a classroom lesson in  — I’m not sure what. To teach 9 year olds mmmm I can’t really come up with a reason she would do something so stupid, so out of line, so really inappropriate, all in the name of being “well meaning” or “in everyone’s best interest” or “for the good of the children.”

To paraphrase C.S. Lewis, the statist restrict other people’s liberty and peace with a clear conscious because they are doing it for the greater good of those people who just really don’t know what IS good for them.  They really see nothing wrong with these behaviors because they are doing what they believe is best for all of us. Never mind that most of us would just like to be left the hell alone.

The Virginian-Pilot goes on to report that last year a guidance counselor resigned her job after giving out 80-100 fetus figurines to elementary students; another left after parents complained that she had anointed a student with “holy oil”; while a third (high school teacher) was reprimanded after it came to light that he/she was teaching from anarchist materials and organizations that were pro-marijuana legalization.

Our tax dollars at work, boys and girls.

Where do you find a fetus figurine? Let alone 100 of them? And more importantly, how is that possibly age approriate for an elementary age child? And whether this counselor was pro-life or pro-abortion, matters not because it simply has no place in elementary school.

I just cannot imagine what these teachers are thinking.  I’ll say this, though, they are good promotion for home schooling.

7 responses to “Mock slave auction in a 4th grade class.

  • Bob Mack

    I’ve said it before: government schools are like government cheese–they both stink.

  • steve

    I like your idea Roxy; dismantle the Dept. of Education … which in reality is the teacher’s union protector. Congress could completely defund the DOE and we wouldn’t notice any change in the quality of education in America; perhaps the quality would improve … who knows?

    • roxannadanna

      The Dept of Education is unconstitutional, as are many other depts and agencies (the EPA.) You’re right, it’s there only for the Unions and no matter how much money we keep throwing at it, education has NOT improved!

  • Freedom, by the way

    Wow. In the same region of VA (Chesapeake) a 14 year old was expelled for having a baggie of oregano. (They said he was improvising a real drug) Schools are out of control.

  • roxannadanna

    I say dismantle the Dept of Education first. Many things will fall into place after that.


    Home schooling if you can do it.
    Private schooling if you can afford it.
    Obviously the public school system is basically a failure.
    This teacher should be fired.

  • Conservatives on Fire

    Our education system is doing a great job of turning out morons for teachers. Sigh!

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