Teacher John Dryden, was issued a formal reprimand and docked a day’s pay.
The school district directed students to complete a survey about at-risk behavior – including past drug, tobacco and alcohol usage, after reading this survey the teacher advised his students that they had a Fifth Amendment right not incriminate themselves. So, John Dryden, a social studies teacher at Batavia High School, was punished for teaching social studies, I just do not understand?
Teacher Punished for Telling Students About Constitutional Rights
Nearly 100 students, former students and colleagues turned out at the school board meeting to show their support for the embattled teacher. A Facebook petition generated nearly 6,000 signatures for the 20-year veteran teacher.