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Teacher investigated over face marking to return

— A southern Idaho teacher who allowed her fourth-grade students to use markers to draw on the faces of six classmates who failed to meet their reading goals will be returning to the Declo school for the 2013-14 school year.

Cassia County school board member Steve Lynch tells The Times-News ( that Summer Larsen's contract was renewed based on teacher evaluations performed by principal Rebecca Hunsaker, who recently retired. More.

Is this really a good way to encourage a love of reading in students?

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.




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