Chicago-area teacher who punished students for speaking Spanish resigns in disgrace

The third-grade Berwyn, Illinois teacher that punished her students for speaking Spanish in her classroom has now resigned. She reportedly forced students speaking Spanish to sit on the floor and away from other students.According to WLS News, more than 80 percent of the students in the Berwyn South School District classified as Latino and when the story got out the community erupted with outrage.The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) sent a letter to the school last week when parents contacted them about the incident.

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