Originally posted on Fellowship of the Minds:

This news carries the headline “Teacher fired after ‘third graders had oral sex in classroom under a table’.”

What I find odd is that the emphasis is on the teacher getting fired instead of on what it says about American society when 9-year-old kids are having sex — and having it in public, in a classroom.

Christine Show reports for the UK’s Daily Mail, March 22, 2012, that a teacher at the Tallulah Elementary School in Louisiana was fired for being inside a classroom where two third grade students were allegedly having oral sex under a table.

'Under a table': A teacher at a school in Tallulah, Louisiana was fired for being inside a classroom where two third graders allegedly had oral sex (file photo)

Lisa Wilmore, superintendent of the Madison Parish School District, told The News-Star that the female teacher, whose name was not released, was fired because school leaders determined that she was not doing enough to appropriately watch over the class. Wilmore said: “We have to make sure we have people in these classrooms who…

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