This week’s most-read Current story covered the firing of a Texas teacher, who was caught on video telling her students to refer to pedophiles as “minor-attracted persons,” or “MAPs.”
However, some parents and a school board member said the context for the remarks matters — the instructor purportedly made the statement as part of a class exercise related to Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Even so, the board upheld the termination.
Also among our most-visited content for the week are stories about an attack ad from Gov. Greg Abbott’s campaign that deceptively edits a clip of Beto O’Rourke, a San Antonio man hospitalized after shooting himself in the ass and a viral TikTok clip of a woman swimming in the San Antonio River.
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