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SHOCK class: Teachers use killing and whipping of slaves to teach math

Posted at 2:25 PM, Feb 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-22 14:25:44-05

Two Manhattan teachers are in hot water over an offensive homework lesson.

The assignment used killing and whipping slaves to teach math.

A teacher at O.S, 59 sent the questions home with her fourth-graders last month.

A second teacher planned to give the questions to her students, but changed her mind.

Both teachers face disciplinary action.