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North Rowan teacher in video controversy will keep job
Salisbury Post ^ | 19 Jun 12 | None listed

Posted on 06/20/2012 3:23:55 AM PDT by SkyPilot

The North Rowan High School teacher who told students it’s criminal to speak ill of the president will keep her job with the Rowan-Salisbury School System.

Although Tanya Dixon-Neely has been suspended without pay, she will return next school year, when she will be required to start a monitored growth plan, Superintendent Dr. Judy Grissom said in a press release.

The district received national attention when a nearly 10-minute video of Dixon-Neely and senior Hunter Rogers engaging in a heated political debate went viral. In the video, the Dixon-Neely can be heard telling Rogers that he could be criminally charged for speaking ill of President Obama and that people had been charged for insulting former President George W. Bush.

“As I have stated to our entire school system staff, I expect all teachers to be professional during class discussion and not to force their personal or political views on students, demean students, or instruct students on what to believe,” Grissom said in the release. “Teachers must create a positive instructional environment conducive to learning within the guidelines of our state curriculum.

“Ms. Dixon-Neely’s failure to meet these standards during the recorded portion of class is the basis for my disciplinary action against her.”

But Grissom said school administrators report the recording does not reflect Dixon-Neely’s usual performance as a teacher. She received two formal classroom observations before the recording in May, both positive.

(Excerpt) Read more at salisburypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: northcarolina; obama; propaganda; teacher
From the article:

Before taking on a role in the regular classroom setting, Dixon-Neely had been assigned as a teacher in the district’s Alternative to Suspension program, which relocated to North Rowan last fall. During the second semester, she was transferred to a regular classroom due to staffing needs, Grissom said.

It appears even the school thugs know this woman was not qualified even to teach the most basic courses - she was basically as a guard or corrections officer over a cafeteria full of students who should have been suspended before they allowed her to go into a real classroom.

Have any of you heard the tape?

Her IQ must be about 70 - and that is being generous.

1 posted on 06/20/2012 3:24:04 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
It never even occurred to me that she WOULD be fired. I guess I’m too jaded.
2 posted on 06/20/2012 3:29:48 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: SkyPilot

It is NOT about IQ.

It is about HER WILLINGNESS to break the Law,
and to force children to submit to the Tyrant.
She does it well and will be VERY well rewarded for
her lawlessness.


3 posted on 06/20/2012 3:30:32 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: SkyPilot

“As I have stated to our entire school system staff, I expect all teachers to be professional during class discussion

How about not being an idiot?
Name the person that was charged criminally for speaking ill of President Bush.
State the Statue that allows criminal charges for speaking ill of Obama.
This person is either to stupid to be teaching or to mentally ill......


4 posted on 06/20/2012 3:30:32 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: servo1969
It never even occurred to me that she WOULD be fired.
I agree. I never thought for a second that flatulent-brained school administrators would see anything severely wrong with this.
5 posted on 06/20/2012 3:32:19 AM PDT by samtheman (If we want Obamugabe out, we must vote him out.)
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To: SkyPilot

Will keep her job? I’m shocked that she wasn’t named the Secretary of Education!


6 posted on 06/20/2012 3:34:29 AM PDT by milemark (Something brilliant, written by someone else, which I stole.)
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To: SkyPilot

Hyphenated names in America usually belong to certified imbeciles. This moron should have been sacked.


7 posted on 06/20/2012 3:35:54 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: SkyPilot

What is a “monitored growth plan”?


8 posted on 06/20/2012 3:37:35 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: SkyPilot

Any fool who runs a classroom like this belongs in a job that requires no skills whatsoever.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/21/north-rowan-high-school-disrespecting-obama_n_1533728.html


9 posted on 06/20/2012 3:40:49 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: SkyPilot

Well I swapped emails with ol’ Judy here (the Sup). Thanked her for, yet again, helping to embarrass the living hell out of my State; pointed out that anyone with two brain cells to rub together knew this idiot should be nowhere NEAR a classroom.


10 posted on 06/20/2012 3:43:21 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: SkyPilot

It is very difficult to follow the audio on the video below, because Dixon-Neely runs a very disorderly classroom, in which everyone talks and laughs among themselves, while she is speaking. That includes the student whom she harasses on the tape, and his friend, Steven Sanchez, who is doing the taping. The dissenter has the right to his opinion, but he, his friend, and other students have no business making so much noise during class. However, Dixon-Neely clearly does not consider this disruptive, but rather normal behavior.

Aside from being a moron who cannot speak proper, intelligible English, and a bully, Dixon-Neely is an incompetent who tolerates cursing in her classroom, and who herself curses!


11 posted on 06/20/2012 3:43:52 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m guessing it’s a flowery way of saying remedial education for educators.


12 posted on 06/20/2012 3:46:26 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: SkyPilot

...last I heard she retired. But as we all know, what we’re told in the MSM is not always true, especially when it comes to protecting criminal stupidity and incompetence.


13 posted on 06/20/2012 3:54:27 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: SkyPilot
Superintendent Grissom should not be allowed to put this incident behind her and move on. She is using the tactic of delay and “retrain” to get people to forget and to cover for a radical, incompetent, racist zealot.
14 posted on 06/20/2012 3:56:19 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: SkyPilot

Not surprised to learn that the teacher is “African American”.


15 posted on 06/20/2012 3:57:04 AM PDT by ketelone
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To: Nickname

U.S. students lag behind in math, science and reading

http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/11/01/u-s-students-lag-behind/

With teachers like this, no one should be surprised. Sad for the future of our country. And when was the last spelling bee winner a white American child of white American parents?


16 posted on 06/20/2012 3:59:53 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: SkyPilot

That’s it!

I’m giving up my six figure job with high stress and great employment risk to be a teacher!

Sure, I’ll make less but won’t ever have to worry about losing my job!

{That is IF I make tenure}

Year, Gets Lay-Off Notice From Sacramento School District Amid Budget Cuts
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/15/michelle-apperson-teacher_n_1601015.html


17 posted on 06/20/2012 3:59:53 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: SkyPilot

Nothing new here. She is a member of the protected class and one of Holder’s people. Next month she will probably be a principal, or maybe the Superientant of Education of the County.


18 posted on 06/20/2012 4:02:27 AM PDT by sport
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To: SkyPilot
back in May:“Effective today, Tanya Dixon-Neely has been suspended with pay while a thorough investigation is being conducted,” school officials told WBTV when asked about Dixon-Neely’s status.
19 posted on 06/20/2012 4:04:35 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: TSgt
Teacher of the Year, Gets Lay-Off Notice From Sacramento School District Amid Budget Cuts

She may be Teacher of the Year ... but she's been assimilated by the borg. Here's her reaction to her dismissal:

"It hurts on a personal level because I really love what I do," Apperson told KXTV. "But professionally, politically, I get why it happens."

When they come for her, she'll head off to the "showers" without a peep.

20 posted on 06/20/2012 4:09:49 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: IbJensen

The dissenter has the right to his opinion, but he, his friend, and other students have no business making so much noise during class. However, Dixon-Neely clearly does not consider this disruptive, but rather normal behavior.

Aside from being a moron who cannot speak proper, intelligible English, and a bully, Dixon-Neely is an incompetent who tolerates cursing in her classroom, and who herself curses!


Bravo! Too many have ignored this asshat kid’s actions just because they don’t like what the teacher did. This kid is no champion of free speech or conservative values. He is a loser just like the teacher.


21 posted on 06/20/2012 4:24:24 AM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: SkyPilot

Tanya Dixon-Neely will end up the principal of Cynthia McKinney High School, just you watch and see, lol


22 posted on 06/20/2012 4:35:48 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: IbJensen

That is why she is teaching.


23 posted on 06/20/2012 5:02:57 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: SkyPilot

They had to close the comments section on the article. I guess people are still pretty upset.


24 posted on 06/20/2012 5:10:15 AM PDT by goldi
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To: SkyPilot

Another ignorant Affirmative Action hire on the public payroll. There are millions just like her.

However, having a “teacher” like this in high school will train students to despise the incompetence of government lackeys like her. It will breed a generation of covert dissidents, such as it did in the old USSR, which will be sorely needed if the USA is to survive.


25 posted on 06/20/2012 5:16:44 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: servo1969
(IMHO :) ..of course; she does...she works in a government school
warehouse, govern by the moronic unionist NEA guidelines.
"I was only following (the NEA guidelines) orders"
(w/ an NAZI inflection)

26 posted on 06/20/2012 5:25:19 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: SkyPilot
She received two formal classroom observations before the recording in May, both positive.

Like she is going to go into a screeching political rant in front of a classroom observer who is rating her teaching "skills".

The "positive" ratings that she received are objective at best.

27 posted on 06/20/2012 5:27:11 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Diogenesis

I’m betting she didn’t advocate submitting to the Tyrant when the president was white...

(just flipping the table over on the leftists...)


28 posted on 06/20/2012 5:31:47 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: goldi; SkyPilot
"close the comments section"
yhea..I can just imagine "the comments". :-)

29 posted on 06/20/2012 5:38:00 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: icwhatudo

Having been taught in the NC public school system, I can honestly tell you I have had at least 10 of her clones thoughout my education.

I was never taught anything past the Civil War. My history teachers, mostly black, stopped right there. I can tell you everything about the Underground RR, slavery and Harriet Tubman. Anything beyond that was what I had to learn on my own or in college.

The saddest case was Mademoiselle ‘M’- the ebonics speaking French teacher. Or maybe it was Mrs. ‘X’, my math teacher, who ‘took her break’ during our math class every day, leaving with her thermos, bound for the teacher’s lounge for her ‘hour long break’ that she took twice a day.


30 posted on 06/20/2012 5:50:49 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: submarinerswife
"Like she is going to go into a screeching political rant in front of a classroom observer who is rating her teaching "skills"."

Chances the "objective observer" might actually disagree with her -- about as close to zero as you can possibly get.

31 posted on 06/20/2012 6:13:56 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: SkyPilot

It would be interesting, but I am sure disappointing, to see how many parents realize this school, and most other public schools are dangerous to their child’s mind and immediately pull their kids out, home school them, send them to private schools, or form a new Charter school.

It is child abuse to send you kids to public school filled to the brim with communist union teachers and certainly teachers who’s only criteria for their support of someone is skin color.

What on earth have we been thinking? Ever wonder why speaking/debating with a liberal is like having a conversation with a hyena? For decades commie union teachers have been implementing the very foundation of the communist manifesto in our public schools and the majority of us did nothing.

We should be ashamed. This has happened on our watch and the manifesto’s foundation is now firmly in place and producing an insurmountable number of young communists who are now the enemy within.


32 posted on 06/20/2012 6:15:22 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: icwhatudo

“Bravo! Too many have ignored this asshat kid’s actions just because they don’t like what the teacher did. This kid is no champion of free speech or conservative values. He is a loser just like the teacher.”

I disagree.

He suffered through her tirades previously and it was time this “teacher” was called-out for her inability to maintain order in a classroom and her tyrannical indoctrination of students.

The kid was pushing back and standing his ground.

The “teacher” could not handle the classroom and certainly could not handle principled disagreement.

The alternative was to have the classroom just sit and suffer, perhaps complaining to the administration or parents, but in that case, it is certain nothing would have been done to stop the insane “teacher.”

If he did not act she would still be in the classroom ranting and bullying, acting the complete fool and spewing unintelligent completely wrong information.

I view the actions of the kid as doing what needed to be done—instead of just sitting there like sheeple he brought attention to an abusive situation in the classroom and proving, yet again, the idiocy of leftists.

The kid is indeed a champion of conservative values.


33 posted on 06/20/2012 6:59:40 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: IbJensen
Hyphenated names in America usually belong to certified imbeciles. This moron should have been sacked

My wife says the same thing.

Tanya Dixon-Neely

34 posted on 06/20/2012 4:24:38 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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