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Pa. teacher strikes nerve with 'lazy whiners' blog

 


Pa. teacher strikes nerve with 'lazy whiners' blog

PATRICK WALTERS, Associated Press

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. — A high school English teacher in suburban Philadelphia who was suspended for a profanity-laced blog in which she called her young charges "disengaged, lazy whiners" is driving a debate by daring to ask: Why are today's students unmotivated — and what's wrong with calling them out?

As she fights to keep her job at Central Bucks East High School, 30-year-old Natalie Munroe says she had no interest in becoming any sort of educational icon. The blog has been taken down, but its conten...



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