Parents Upset After School Yearbook Lists George W. Bush, Dick Cheney as Worst People of All Time
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Cutest couple. Most likely to succeed. Class Clown. Top 5 Worst People of All Time.
OK, so that last list probably isn't seen in most school yearbooks, but it's raising the ire of parents and community members in Arkansas. The Fox affiliate in Little Rock reports the names in the Russellville Middle School yearbook include, in order, Adolph Hitler, Osama bin Laden, Charles Manson, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Parents were outraged when they discovered the list, according to the station, and, in reaction, the school district had the list covered with black duct tape.
Superintendent Randall Williams says the printing of the list was "an oversight," Fox 16 reports, and said he was disappointed to learn the tape could simply be peeled off the page.
"I'm furious as a parent and as a board member and as a tax payer and as a resident of Russellville," School Board Member Chris Cloud, who has two children in the district, tells the station. "It's wrong."
Williams tells Fox 16 the yearbook sponsor -- a teacher -- is "very, very, very" upset that she didn't pay more attention to the page with the list, and that the yearbook editing process is being reviewed.
"I think she maybe just scanned the whole page and went on," he tells the station, adding that he can't talk about disciplinary action.
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