Some at have turned the national spotlight to the Norcross area elementary school, with news outlets such as the Huffington Post and ABC News running stories about the problems, which referred to beatings and slavery. The word problems were even discussed on the morning talk program the View.
by the Gwinnett County School System, officials there said last week.
The Georgia Association of Educators told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that they believe the teachers involved should not be dismissed for the mistake, however.
"I don’t believe the teacher wanted to expose those kids to anything offensive. Gwinnett County teachers are dedicated. They work hard and try on a daily basis to do the right thing," said Calvine Rollins, president of the association, is quoted as saying in the AJC.
Meanwhile NAACP members have protested with parents outside of the school and met with Gwinnett Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks to ask that the teachers be dismissed.
What do you think? Was this simply an oversight made by otherwise good teachers?