Teacher receives death threats after giving children a critical-thinking assignment on essay titled 'Trump Against American Values'

A teacher received death threats after giving children an assignment titled 'Trump Against American Values'.
Students were reportedly given an essay criticizing Donald Trump and asked to review what the author was saying about the president.
The purpose of the critical-thinking exercise was for the seventh-grade pupils to evaluate what information could be inferred by the text.
But the Texas-based teacher, who has not been identified, received threatening calls, including death threats, according to the Houston Chronicle
One of the ten essays written by students was titled Trump Against American Values and said the president's policies 'have gone against what Americans value most, like freedom of opportunity'.
The writer began by stating: 'Throughout Donald Trumps time in the American spotlight we have come to see his true colors.'
The short piece then added, 'we have witnessed insensitive remarks toward other racial and cultural groups'.
Students were then asked to fill in a multiple choice response, the first asking, 'which of the following conclusions would the author most likely agree with?' 
One pupil answered, 'Donald Trump should not be president'.
The second question asked the 12 to 13 years olds to finished the statement, 'the reader can infer that...' 
One youngster replied, 'Mexican Americans are the major group upset with President Trump'. 
After Republican state Rep. Briscoe Cain posted a picture of the assignment on Facebook, the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District reportedly Breceived several calls, including death threats.
The Congressman said the teacher had 'lost the privilege of being in a classroom' in a Facebook post about the incident.
He wrote on Tuesday: 'They [the teacher] have lost the privilege of being in a classroom with Texas children, and forfeit the title of teacher. No teacher should attempt to indoctrinate a child to their ideology, no matter who is in the White House.
'This individual has violated the sacred trust that every parent has with the State of Texas when they send their child into a public school.
'This type of non-factual rhetoric has no place in our schools regardless of who the president is. 
'My children have experienced great teachers in the classroom, but I have also had to put up with those who see their roles as indoctrinators, not educators.'
The school district said the teacher made an 'error in judgement', in a statement to the Houston Chronicle. 
It read: 'We received many calls at the district. Many of those calls were deeply disturbing and threatening in nature. 
'While we all agree that the particular passage should not have been used, the teacher made a simple error in judgement. Like all of us, teachers are human and make mistakes from time to time.'
The original essay came from a website called Youth Voices that allows students to publish their own posts.  

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