A tiger bakes hundreds of humans in ovens. A boy chokes to death on hundreds of marbles. A SWAT team member kills hundreds of terrorists, murderers and arsonists, in just one week alone.
These aren't scenes from a surrealist art house film, but the plot lines of math problems, which a Washington, D.C., schoolteacher gave her third graders for homework, a local TV station reports. After the story broke, Center City Public Charter Schools investigated, and decided the teacher had to go.