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    Parents Fuming Over Text Message Homework

    Some parents in Grand Prairie are fuming after a math teacher sent sixth-grade students home with a lesson on text messaging abbreviations that included such terms as “Nude in Front of the Computer,” among other questionable phrases.

    Sixth graders at Jackson Middle School were assigned by a math teacher to decode twenty popular text messaging abbreviations.

    Some of the other codes included POS: Parent Over Shoulder and KPC: Keeping Parents Clueless.

    Students were also directed to a Web site that included such codes as GYPO: Get Your Pants Off and IWSN: I Want Sex Now. http://www.myfoxdfw.com/myfox/pages/...d=1.1.1&sflg=1

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    I'll have to check to see if this is the local teacher that assigned porn search homework to students here.

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    6th grade??? I'd be pissed off too! My kids (5th and 7th) are clueless on texting.

    This goes in the bonehead teacher file.


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    It's the new algebra:
    GYPO + IWSN = POP


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    Quote Originally Posted by Taximom View Post
    It's the new algebra:
    GYPO + IWSN = POP


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    The teacher is a bonehead...What does text messaging have to do with math anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taximom View Post
    It's the new algebra:
    GYPO + IWSN = POP


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    The teacher could possibly be more than a bonehead, but trying to start text messaging some students and grooming them. Crazier things have happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by txsvicki View Post
    The teacher could possibly be more than a bonehead, but trying to start text messaging some students and grooming them. Crazier things have happened.
    That was my initial thought too, that this teacher is a pedophile! Why else teach such expressions??? That's not necessary in teaching students to be techno-savvy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LinasK View Post
    That was my initial thought too, that this teacher is a pedophile! Why else teach such expressions??? That's not necessary in teaching students to be techno-savvy.
    Parents are the ones who need lessons, not students! My son (15) did over 3000 texts last month (new phone-new girlfriend) Good God.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eve View Post
    Parents are the ones who need lessons, not students! My son (15) did over 3000 texts last month (new phone-new girlfriend) Good God.

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    I hear you. Mine are not allowed at that age, and the older ones pay for their own.


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    Was any action taken by the administration?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rino View Post
    I hear you. Mine are not allowed at that age, and the older ones pay for their own.
    Yup, we're doing some serious talking about it, I can tell you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ljwf22 View Post
    Was any action taken by the administration?
    the school refuses to say.



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