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Teacher’s Goodbye Message Goes Viral When She’s Fired Over “No-Zero” Policy

Calling all parents: how would you feel if your child wasn’t allowed to fail in school? At first mention, the idea might not sound half-bad; after all, schoolwork is tougher for some kids than others. Maybe it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to even the playing field, right?

Well, it’s that very idea–and in this case, that very school policy— that has prompted a teacher to leave her teaching position.

It all happened earlier this week in Port St. Lucie, Florida, when veteran teacher Diana Tirado learned that she would no longer be able to give her students any grade lower than a 50-percent. Read the full story here ▶