Teacher/Blogger May Lose Her Job Over Comments About Students [VIDEO]
Natalie Munroe, a Pennsylvania resident, began teaching English in 2006. She began blogging under the name Natalie M. in August of 2009.
Everybody blogs these days so no big deal, right? Wrong.
A controversy regarding her blog arose when she began to write about her workplace. She referred to her students as “rude, lazy whiners” and lashed out at the school administrators. Again, everyone does it so no big deal, right?
Natalie is currently in hot water over the statements made on her blog where, in a portion of her writings, she blasted students for their behavior in her class room and made suggestions about how other teachers could get creative when writing about children on their report cards.
Natalie has stated that she only had nine followers on her blog (two being herself and her husband) and that out of the 84 blogs she wrote, only 24 or so actually had anything to do with her school.
Currently Natalie has been suspended for her blogging behavior and faces a potential termination from her position as a teacher at Central Bucks East High School in Doyleston, PA.
Below is a clip from an interview Natalie did with ABC News defending her choices in regards to her blogging:
It’s easy to say that her words were harsh and shouldn’t have been voiced in the first place but we should also note she is facing the potential of losing her job for something the school has no rules against.
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