An Illinois teacher at Eureka High School is on paid suspension for showing clips of “The Daily Show” in school, the Huffington Post reports. Rhett Felix, a first-year government and law teacher, showed three segments from Jon Stewart’s show to his sophomore-level class, the Pantagraph reports. Parents of the students complained that the clips had obscenities, sexual content and the perception that the teacher carries liberal bias.
“When he returns, he will be reassigned to another teaching assignment,” School Superintendent Randy Crump said at a school board meeting Monday, according to The Pantagraph. “That’s all I can share at this time.”
Felix reportedly showed clips from the Oct. 31 and Nov. 2 episodes of the satirical “Daily Show,” which discussed sexual harassment allegations against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and offering health insurance discounts for those who are physically active…
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