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Tampa's toe-popping AP makes blog fodder

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Toes You know your school news is bad, and weird, when it makes detentionslip.org. Here's what that blog has to say about the toe-popping assistant principal at Tampa's King High:

We will let our readers be the judge on this one. To sum it up, when a (high school) students' grades started to slip, he would bring the boy to his office, close the door, make them remove their shoes and socks, then proceed to squeeze their toes. His response:

"It was one of those playful things, just playing around with the kids so they felt more comfortable."

So ... is this an appropriate form of discipline? Or is this a case of 'This little piggy crying wee wee wee all the way to children's services to report a case of a creepy pedophile with a foot fetish'?

(Photo from www.sodahead.com)

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