Don’t even think about learning!

Middle School, where learning is not an option.

There is no following sentence that says “learning is required,” according to a blogger whose nephew attends the school. Apparently, someone thinks “learning is not an option” is the same as “learning is not optional.”

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  1. What’s the next line? My guess is it’s something along the lines of, “We believe that learning is a requirement.” The picture is only funny because it’s taken out of context.

  2. Jeanne Laurel says:

    In response to Crimson Wife:

    I thought you raised a good question, so I googled the phrase.

    Found this blog:

    Apparently, this is the second year in a row that the letter has been sent out, and as the bloggers note… there was no mitigating context. It’s a shame, too, since this is apparently the second year the same language has been used.

  3. Okay, that really *IS* a “fail”.

  4. School administrations are not known for their deft touch with PR.