Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book

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The Hinds County School Board upheld the termination of Toby Price. Price was fired for reading a children's book to second graders that some feel is inappropriate. Price challenged the ruling and argued he read similar books in the past without repercussions. The board voted to uphold the firing on a 2-1 vote, with two board members abstaining.
Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book
8 days ago

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The Guardian

Mississippi school district upholds teacher’s firing for reading I Need a New Butt! to kids

Toby Price, an assistant principal who plans to pursue an appeal with the chancery courts of Mississippi, was fired in March

9 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Mississippi school board upholds firing over ‘New Butt’ book

A Mississippi educator who was fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!” to second graders says he will go to court to try to get his job back.

8 days ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book

A Mississippi educator fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!”

8 days ago·United States
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Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book

A Mississippi educator who was fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!” to second graders says he will go to court to try to get his job back.

8 days ago·United States
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School board upholds firing of assistant principal for reading 'butt' book to students

By Madeleine NolanClick here for updates on this story    HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WAPT) — Toby Price said he’s taking his fight to court after the Hinds County School Board upheld his termination over a children’s book.Price, former assistant principal at Gary Road Elementary School, was fired after he read “I Need a New Butt” to second grade students. Price was suspended before almost immediately being fired. He appealed the firing, but the…

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School board upholds firing of assistant principal for reading 'butt' book to students - Local News 8

By Madeleine NolanClick here for updates on this story    HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WAPT) — Toby Price said he’s taking his fight to court after the Hinds County School Board upheld his termination over a children’s book.Price, former assistant principal at Gary Road Elementary School, was fired after he read “I Need a New Butt” to second grade students. Price was suspended before almost immediately being fired. He appealed the firing, but the…

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