ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A modern lesson on taxation without representation turned sour in Orange County.
It turns out, the letter was not from the
Channel 9's Racquel Asa found out what the school is doing to ease the concern and confusion.
A letter that felt real to students, especially when the assistant principal came to read it to them, saying a new policy is in effect immediately.
The letter said there would be no exceptions, and while it may seem like a burden and unfair, it is absolutely necessary. The letter was even signed by the
"Was your intent to rile your students?" Asa asked.
"My intent was somewhat to rile them so they can understand some what the colonists felt," teacher Shannon Yenor said. "I wanted them to experience that frustration, experience, that anger and unfairness."
Students were sent home with an apology letter Thursday explaining it was a hypothetical exercise and clearing up confusion over the fake
"You succeeded in teaching a lesson," Asa said.
"Thank you. Yes I did. I agree. I think I did," Yenor said.