A South Florida professor placed on administrative leave over an educational firestorm is now defending himself. Deandre Poole, 32, a professor at Florida Atlantic University was embroiled in controversy when a student complained he was unfairly suspended from class for not writing the word ”Jesus” on a piece of paper and stomping on it as part of a class exercise.
The professor embroiled in a educational firestorm over his classroom practices has been placed on administrative leave.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has gotten involved in a religious firestorm brewing at Florida Atlantic University after a student said he was unfairly suspended from his Intercultural Communications class because he refused to step on Jesus.
More and more college students, both young and old, are turning to their computer to take classes online.
Something has got to give. Even if they increased tuition by the maximum 15 percent allowed by law, the chancellor of the Florida’s university system said they would still not be able to make up financially for the dramatic cuts in state funding.
The on again, off again investigation by the Florida Board of Governors in how Florida A&M administrators handled concerns about hazing at the school is on again.