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Trayvon Martin Class Room

Risky Lesson: Teacher Fired for Bringing Trayvon Martin Into Class

Maureen Costello | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Maureen Costello

Last month Brooke Harris' eighth-grade class asked her about the "kid who was killed over some skittles." She seized the opportunity to bring her students' lived experiences into the classroom. And that's when things got weird.