September 7, 2007
Parents Fuming Over Text Message Homework
Some parents in Grand Prairie, Texas, are fuming after a math teacher allegedly sent sixth-grade students home with a lesson on text messaging abbreviations that included such terms as “Nude in Front of the Computer,” among other questionable phrases. myFox reports.
Sixth graders at Jackson Middle School were assigned by a math teacher to decode twenty popular text messaging abbreviations.
Some of the other codes included POS: Parent Over Shoulder and KPC: Keeping Parents Clueless.
Students were also directed to a Web site that included such codes as GYPO: Get Your Pants Off and IWSN: I Want Sex Now”.
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