Teacher Calls Students “Murderers” For Raising Livestock; Put on Unpaid Leave 

A teacher in Florida who reportedly harassed Future Farmers of America students and called them “murderers” for raising livestock may be fired after a report outed his shameful behavior.What happened? The New York Post reported:Middle school teacher Thomas Roger Allison Jr., 53, has been placed on unpaid leave from Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks near Ocala for calling the students who are raising livestock “murderers,” according to a Marion County school district letter documenting the case.In a written recommendation for termination, Superintendent of Schools Heidi Maier said that Allison “has engaged in a repeated, egregious pattern of mistreating, ridiculing, insulting, intimidating, embarrassing bullying and abusing FFA students, crushing their dreams and causing them to feel that they must discontinue FFA activities to enjoy a peaceful school environment” […]Maier ordered the investigation on March 28. It looked into dozens of accusations from teachers, students and parents. The investigation lasted 10 days and resulted in a scathing report.More harassment. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, Allison also allegedly harassed the teacher adviser of the FFA program and even encouraged his honors science students to engage in bullying the student members.District investigation. The investigation found that Allison decided to go after the program because their activities violate his beliefs. Maier further reported that the teacher made it more difficult for FFA students in his class to achieve good grades.

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