Discussion Topic: Parents Claim Teacher Silenced Son On Hunting

From Vermont's Rutland Herald:
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Saying their son was "silenced" by his teacher for talking about hunting in the classroom, the parents of a fourth-grade student at North Bennington Graded School took their son out of school and have taken their case to the local school board. . . .

Jared Harrington's mother, Wendy Bordwell . . . said that, during snack time, Jared was discussing the recent spring turkey hunting season with a classmate when [Teacher Kathleen] Backus interrupted the conversation, insisting that there be no talk of "killing" in her classroom._

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