The Answer Sheet: cursing


Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 02/01/2011

Texas student fined $637 for cursing in class

A student was slapped with $637 in fines for cursing in class. Is it a good or bad idea for schools to fine kids for this?

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:10 AM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Discipline | Tags:  cursing, cursing in class, cussing, discipline, school discipline, student fined for cursing, swearing

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 05/18/2010

Adult student penalized for one curse word

The largest community college in Mississippi barred a 30-year-old student from a speech course because a professor became upset when the student uttered one curse word after class was over.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:54 PM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Higher Education | Tags:  cursing at college