Very early in his career teaching in New York, Glenn Bunger witnessed a student getting called "faggot" in between classes, but he hesitated to respond. Will they associate this with me? Is my reaction right now really about me? Or about the student?
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The Mansfield Independent School District said that the two parties agreed to settle in an "amicable" manner and that it denied "any wrongdoing or liability," telling NBC News in an email that the district wanted to "avoid the time, expense, stress and other impacts of continuing litigation, which would interfere with the mission of educating the students. Bailey, who began working at Charlotte Anderson Elementary School in the Dallas suburb of Arlington over a decade ago, sued the district and two school administrators in May , claiming that the defendants wrongly discriminated against her because of her sexual orientation. According to the suit, a parent complained to the school board and the superintendent that Bailey was promoting a "homosexual agenda" in the classroom by showing students a picture of the woman who is now her wife during a "Get to Know Your Teacher" presentation. The complaint eventually led to Bailey — who was twice selected Teacher of the Year at her school — being placed on administrative leave in September and then being asked the next month for her resignation, which she refused to give. After the lawsuit was filed, the school district said it did "not warrant merit" and categorically denied the allegations, claiming in a statement that the district "has been an inclusive, supportive environment for LGBT staff for decades. Bailey has followed district guidelines requiring that controversial subjects be taught in 'an impartial and objective manner," the district told NBC News at the time. While Bailey was happy to return to the classroom, her attorney, Jason C. Smith, said she was "disappointed that she doesn't get to return to Charlotte Anderson.
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It would be foolish to acquiesce a Mormon girl to drink coffee. That's the difference - marrying for love vs marrying for a paycheck. The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue. The submariner's wives are in a similar situation.