Sunday, December 29, 2013

Small Town Teacher Invites Wiccan Guest Speaker into Classroom | The Wild Hunt

This report from The Wild Hunt (a great blog) on a high school class that invited a Wiccan to speak. The expected ignorant outcry from the bigoted and stupid, but, fortunately, not strong enough to silence. In fact, students and many parents -- many who were also Christian -- came to the teacher's, and Wiccan's, defense:
Small Town Teacher Invites Wiccan Guest Speaker into Classroom | The Wild Hunt: What happens when a small-town high school teacher in Carthage Illinois invites a Wiccan woman into the classroom to speak? Parents complain. The school board gets involved. There are community meetings. Everything you would expect with one small twist. The students rally behind their award-winning, beloved teacher forcing a change in policy and ensuring the survival of their class.