Teacher disciplined for anti-gay slur

October 14, 2009 (GENEVA, Ill.) Consumer education teacher Dave Burk received a letter of reprimand.

Burk came under fire last week after an openly gay student complained to the school district about Burk using a derogatory term to describe homosexuals. The remark came in class lectures on government subsidies for the arts.

Burk read a letter of apology to students in each of his classes Tuesday.

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