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Ex-Teacher, Suing L.I. School District, Says She Was Accused of Witchcraft

Date: March 8, 2007
Author: Corey Kilgannon
QUOTE: ...a former reading teacher at Hampton Bays Elementary School, said the public school was being run by born-again Christians intent on converting students to “fundamentalist Christianity.” She testified that this religious fervor culminated in her being run out of the school over accusations that she was practicing witchcraft and teaching it to children...[accusing] her of being a witch after she taught fifth graders about the Salem witch trials, exposed them to a children’s book about witches and wizards and introduced them to the weird sisters of “Macbeth.”

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