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4th Graders Get Homework Assignment About Cheating Spouses

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Parents at a Texas Elementary school are calling out in response to a 4th grade homework assignment which they say is inappropriate for homework. 

According to KTSM in El Paso, the work was supposed to be done in class but was sent home after the kids didn't finish in time. Here is one of the questions on the assignment parents are taking issue with. 

"Ruby sat on the bed she shared with her husband holding a hairclip. There was something mysterious and powerful about the cheaply manufactured neon clip that she was fondling suspiciously. She didn't recognize the hairclip. It was too big to be their daughter's, and Ruby was sure that it wasn't hers. She hadn't had friends over in weeks but there was this hairclip, little and green with a few long black hair strands caught in it. Ruby ran her fingers through her own blonde hair. She had just been vacuuming when she noticed this small, bright green object under the bed. Now their life would never be the same. She would wait here until Mike returned home."

Why is Ruby so affected by the hairclip?

How has the hairclip affected Ruby's relationship?

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Cheating spouses for 4th graders? The parents have been apologized to by the school and told KTSM they were aware of the "unacceptable assignment that was given to a 4th- grade class at Pasodale Elementary. We apologize to the students and the parents who received this assignment. Campus administration has addressed the issue with the teacher, and has taken decisive measures to assure that future assignments are aligned to the curriculum and are of the highest instructional caliber."

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