A PowerPoint presentation from the Montgomery County, Md., school system, posted on the internet, showed 18 teenagers’ pictures under the words "These students need our help in passing algebra so they can graduate from high school." But on Aug. 14, county school officials said the image wasn’t what it seemed, reports the Washington Post. The students, from Quince Orchard High School, weren’t being given a public shaming for their struggles with math. Instead, officials said their images were chosen at random from an old set of yearbook photos, and used to illustrate a presentation given at Harvard University. "These are not really kids who are failing algebra," said Brian Edwards, the school system chief of staff. "They were being used to illustrate a point." Yesterday, county school officials said they had removed the slide from the online version of the presentation…

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