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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Suspended Toronto student gets gym access back

This story is very intriguing for all of us in PE as it appears that a student who voiced his displeasure for a lack of support for intramural soccer was suspended from school and "banned from intramural sports for criticizing the school's physical education department". At an assembly he said:
"We now have it instilled into us that soccer [at Northern] is synonymous with the word 'unnecessary,'" Cohen, a soccer player, told the assembly.


Now is that how we handle issues of discipline, free-speech and communication? How would you as a future PE teacher/administrator handle it? Let's talk!

Read more here: Suspended Toronto student gets gym access back: "A Toronto student suspended and banned from intramural sports for criticizing the school's physical education department has recovered his athletic privileges."


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