by Dr. Terry Stoops
Former Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
By now, many have seen (actually listened to) the video of the Rowan County teacher who scolds a student for “disrespecting” President Obama. Just in case you haven’t, here it is:
The worst part of this incident is that the teacher let ideology and emotion get in the way of a potentially valuable opportunity to teach her students about political discourse.