Students in North Carolina public school got more than they expected from thier new Spanish teacher, a lesson on the subtle (or not so subtle) ways hate can be introduced in the classroom. He created a word seach puzzle that was filled with terms that professed hatred for the United States.
This teacher also teaches at a local muslim school, maybe he got his assignments confused.
Khalid Chahhou, who was in his first year of teaching in Johnston County, gave students a worksheet in which they were to translate words and find them within a word-search puzzle. Some students started uncovering strange words in the process.
“There were words like ‘kill,’ then I saw it said ‘destroy America,’” Eric Herrera said. As they read on, students found the puzzle contained a paragraph that contained the following phrases:
- “Sharon killed a lot of innocent people,” a possible reference to former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
- “Palestine is not a terrorist group.”
- “Allah help destroy this body of evil making humanity miserable.”
“It was kind of scary at first to think about, you know, your own teacher in your own school that is teaching you,” Herrera said. School administrators said they confronted Chahhou about an unidentified concern Wednesday and he resigned. via WRAL
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