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PETERS – Some positive outcomes to the political assignment controversy

LOST IN THE UPROAR over the class assignment on the political spectrum given by the teacher at Valleyview Secondary were a couple of real positives.

The Grade 10 socials class was discussing what characteristics are typical of a left-thinking person and what would typify a right-thinking person.

A parent became outraged at the suggestion that racism is the domain of the right wing, and said he’s contacted administration about the assignment.

There are a couple of really great outcomes from this hullabaloo.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

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