Florida Teacher Fired After Refusing To Give Half-Credit To Students Who Failed To Turn In Assignments
By Fox News // September 26, 2018
Diane Tirado fired from West Gate K-8 School
ABOVE VIDEO: Florida teacher claims she lost her job after refusing to give students a 50 percent grade for work not handed in.
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA (FOX NEWS) – A Florida history teacher said Monday she was fired for refusing to give half-credit to students who failed to turn in their assignments.
Diane Tirado, 52, said West Gate K-8 School in Port St. Lucie had a “no zero” policy, requiring teachers to give students no less than a 50-percent grade on assignments.
Tirado posted a photo on her Facebook of a note left on a whiteboard to her students saying she was fired.
The photo went viral and was shared more than 1,600 times as of Wednesday morning.
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