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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.


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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.