Texas teachers were put on leave after ranting to junior high school students and calling them “perfect and complete Moron.”


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  • A Texas teacher took a vacation after calling a student “Moron” in a viral video.

  • Comments can be heard at Video acquired by KHOU..

  • “I want to be fired at this point,” said the teacher.

A Texas teacher was put on leave during an investigation after being caught up in a viral social media video stating that a junior high school student was “completely Moron.”

In Video audio acquired by KHOU An unidentified first-year Harry Wright Junior High School teacher recently complained to her students about her work.Posted by a station reporter Excerpt from the recording on Twitter on Wednesday.

According to the outlet, “If I had to go with the kids who had a perfect and perfect Moron, I was done,” the teacher could hear in the recording. “I want to be fired at this point. If I had to stay here, I would literally hurt myself.”

The teacher added, “Similarly, I have never met children in my life who are so terrible that they will emerge when they fall into the river.”

The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District did not immediately respond to insider requests for comment.

However, in a statement, it called the teacher’s comments “disturbing,” and said she faced disciplinary action on January 13, according to the report. The news station confirmed that the teacher was still on vacation as of last week.

According to the outlet, the district said in a statement, “Parents trust our students and us every day, and unfortunately, one person’s actions can break that trust.” “That’s why it’s important to emphasize that the diligent and dedicated staff at Wright Middle School are working to create a place where all students can participate and feel valued. The comments do not reflect the entire campus. “

According to the report, the incident faced both repulsion and some compassion as a teacher. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we are working on burnout.

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