(WPBF) — WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio was an educator for 30 years but is now defending the use of the word "dummies" to describe slow learners.
In a new ad paid for by Tallahassee committee Voters Response, Muoio is shown during a reporter media briefing in August, responding to a question about grouping slow learners together all in one charter school.
The ad shows a video of Muoio saying "You're talking about ability-grouping kids and putting all the dummies in one place," The ad then goes on "Did Jeri Muoio really say that?" and reruns Muoio saying "dummies" two times.
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