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Teacher allegedly killed, butchered rabbit in front of class
NAMPA, Idaho — A part-time teacher is facing serious questions after he allegedly broke a rabbit’s neck and butchered it in front of a high school biology class last week.
The man, whose name was not released by Columbia High School in Idaho, reportedly wanted to give the 10th-grade biology class a lesson in food processing, the Independent reported. The lesson was not cleared by school officials and only came to light when students and parents complained, spokesperson Allison Westfall said.
“It’s not something that’s done in our schools,” Westfall said.
The teacher did allow students who didn’t want to see the killing to leave the classroom, administrators said.
For now, the matter is being handled internally, Westfall said. It was not clear whether the teacher would face discipline.