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How Many Nudes Is Too Many Nudes for Jr High Math Lesson?

An Ohio teacher now knows the answer
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2016 3:30 PM CST
Teacher Reprimanded for Algebra Question About Nudes
Solve for x where x equals the number of times a teacher can get reprimanded for inappropriate comments before he's fired.   (Getty Images/r_mackay)

We know it can be hard to get kids invested in algebra, but this probably isn't the answer. WOIO reports Ohio parents are upset with a teacher at Middleburg Heights Junior High School for spicing up a freshman algebra lesson a little too much. Here's one of the questions from teacher Daniel Rapp's lesson earlier this month: "Tony can send five texts and three nudes in 19 minutes. He could also send three texts and one nude in nine minutes. How long would it take him to send one text and one nude?"

Daniel Blair tells Fox 8 his 14-year-old son showed him the question and he was "appalled." "It just sounded like somebody fishing for somebody to, you know, acknowledge the comments," Blair says. He notified the school, and Rapp was given a written reprimand—his second for inappropriate comments—but that's the extent of his punishment. "He's a good teacher, and just in this case used the inappropriate word," the school district's superintendent tells Fox 8. (Read more nudes stories.)

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