Sign Of The Times: Teacher Sells Ad Space On Tests
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This lesson in history is brought to you by a pizzeria in Pocatello, Idaho. A local high school is so short of money that they taped signs near light switches to save electricity. Now a teacher has sold advertising on the schoolwork. Every worksheet, handout and test contains red letters advertising a one-topping pizza for five bucks. The principal disliked the idea but says maybe it'll teach kids what it means to be desperate in hard times.
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