(Townhall) An Advanced Placement World Geography teacher at a Texas high school who encouraged students to dress in Islamic clothing also instructed them to refer to the 9-11 hijackers not as terrorists – but as "freedom fighters," according to students who were in the class.
Students at Lumberton High School were also told to stop referring to the Holocaust as Genocide – instead they were told to use the term "ethnic cleansing."
John Valastro, the superintendent of the Lumberton Independent School District, tells me that the teacher did absolutely nothing wrong.
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"What is more dangerous – fear and ignorance or education and understanding," he asked. "From our standpoint, we are here to educate the kids.