A professor in California has been accused of “racism” and for sponsoring a “toxic” learning environment after correcting the spelling of students.
This is how bad our so-called system of education has gotten when even correcting spelling hurts our kids “self esteem.”
Professor Val Rust of the University of California at Los Angeles’ Graduate School of Education and Information Studies was confronted by students after doing his job and correcting the bad spelling of his students. The poor little waifs staged a sit-in to protest the prof.
Sadly, the majority of the students that staged the protest were minority students. Apparently they were unhappy that the prof was preparing them for their future instead of treating them with the bigotry of soft expectations as they were used to.
One of the protesting students, Nora Cisneros, read a letter written to the the prof. it was probably riddled with grammatical errors.
“There are documented and undocumented stories of a hostile and toxic environment for students of color here in Moore Hall and throughout the campus,” the letter said as it went on to whine about professor Rust.
The prof called the idiotic protest an example of “micro-aggression.”
Professor Rust wrote a letter himself. “I have attempted to be rather thorough on the papers and am particularly concerned that they do a good job with their bibliographies and citations, and these students apparently don’t feel that is appropriate,” he said.
Exactly right, professor Rust.