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Utah teacher on leave after forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross

March 12, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “We are sorry about what happened and apologize to the student and the family for the teacher’s actions,” a spokesman for the Davis School District said. “No student should ever be asked or required to remove an ash cross from his or her forehead.”

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  • Posted by: nix898049 - Mar. 15, 2019 1:46 PM ET USA

    Aside from completely misunderstanding the point of Ash Wednesday the article never mentions the name of the teacher. Everyone but the offender is named. Surely the teacher is not a minor. I don't understand the reason for even printing such a worthless piece of 'news'.