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Beaver Ridge Elementary School

Please Sign Up for the Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting thats Happening this Thursday!

We will be in Gwinnett County this Thursday for the Board of Education Meeting. We will be addressing the recent issue of third grade slavery question at Beaver Ridge Elementary School. To sign up for […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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Georgia Elementary Teacher Behind Slavery Math Questions Resigns

A spokeswoman for Gwinnett County schools says one teacher resigned during an investigation into third-grade teachers who gave students math homework with word problems about slavery.

01/18/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Third Grade Math Assignment Uses Slavery Analogy

Nine third-grade math teachers in Gwinnett County, have caused an uproar by giving their students assignments using examples involving slavery and the beating of Fredrick Douglass as analogies for solving math problems, according to multiple […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2012

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Georgia School Math Assignment References Slavery, Beatings

Figuring out how many oranges were picked by slaves and how many beatings per day Frederick Douglass received was allowed to help teach elementary schoolchildren their multiplication and division tables at one school.

01/09/2012

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