Moron of the Day: Wendy Portillo

From CBS News, “A Port St. Lucie, Fla., mother is outraged and considering legal action after her son’s kindergarten teacher led his classmates to vote him out of class. Melissa Barton says Morningside Elementary teacher Wendy Portillo had her son’s classmates say what they didn’t like about 5-year-old Alex. She says the teacher then had the students vote, and voted Alex, who is being evaluated for Asperger’s syndrome — an autism spectrum disorder — out of the class by a 14-2 margin.”

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3 comments On Moron of the Day: Wendy Portillo

  • The child was eliminated by a democratic process. I am not sure what the big deal is.

  • Ha! Your Hegelian roots are showing.

  • Here is a follow up on this story. It offers the teacher’s side of it. Usually when you hear both sides of a story like this, it seems to balance things out – this teacher just doesn’t get it. She honestly doesn’t even see how this did any harm to the children.

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