A Florida teacher has been reassigned after a question on a quiz referred to President Trump as an “idiot.”
According to local station ABC-25, the incident happened during a Computer Applications class at Watson B. Duncan Middle School, in Palm Beach Gardens.
The quiz contained a multiple-choice question that asked students to pick the person being described based on a series of words or phrases.
The phrases were: “45th Pres,” “2017,” “Republican,” “Real Estate businessman” and “Idiot,” with Trump, former Presidents Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter listed as the four possible answers.
A parent who said his daughter was in the class on Tuesday posted a photo of the question on Twitter, where it has since been shared thousands of times.
“This was an actual question on my daughter’s middle school test today. Furious,” he wrote. “Going to raise some hell with the principle. Indoctrination will not continue. (See word “idiot” at the end of our presidents multiple choice answer). Not having it!”
“The question was inappropriate, and demonstrated an unacceptable lack of good judgment on the part of the teacher,” D’Amico wrote. “I apologize for this incident, and for the offensive verbiage used in the question.”
The district did not immediately respond to a request for comment.