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  • Teacher Demands Che Fliers be Removed from Student's Locker

    10/10/2011 2:27:36 PM Posted by Ron Meyer

    Che LockerLast weekend, campuses across the country celebrated No More Che Day. They used the Foundation's Victims of Che Guevara poster and our other flyers to educate students that Che was truly a murderer and thug.

    Matt Monos at Columbia Independent School took part in No More Che Day as well, and he chose to post the flyers on his locker. By doing so, he was able to educate many of his peers on who Che truly was.

    Evidently, some of the teachers at school felt otherwise. Matt was approached by a psychology teacher and was asked to take them down because he didn't receive permission. This is despite that students at school routinely decorate the outside of their lockers with other images. Conservative view points are obviously frowned upon.

    Matt writes, "I feel that there was absolutely no reason to make the order as the only rule they have applies to handing out flyers and hanging them. On the same note, the handbook states that I may place any school appropriate materials on my locker. I was not handing out the flyers or hanging them anywhere not technically under my control, and I simply posted those three pictures as decorations to my locker. I see nothing inappropriate with what we did. The pictures had interesting quotes and at least had educational function, versus spelling out Mila Kunis' name." Kunis Locker Decoration

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