“A popular middle school teacher has been singled out by a disgruntled student as being homosexual. The teacher is immediately fired and their teaching certificate revoked. Parents are furious over this action because they are an outstanding teacher who has won many honors for their superior teaching methods. Parents and students are picketing the superintendent’s and county offices.”
After you read this scenario, answer the following questions:
a) What political issues are involved with the actions taken by the school and parents towards the teacher?
b) What are the Constitutional and Civil rights affected by these actions?
c) Is it common for culturally diverse populations to experience similar experiences? Explain your answer.