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Teacher placed on leave after math questions focus on guns, drugs and sex

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A teacher at Burns Middle School in Mobile, Ala., has been placed on leave after giving eighth grade students a written test with racist math questions about gangs, guns, and prostitution. A student in the class sent his mother a photo of the test, which

MOBILE, Ala. – Parents were stunned when they read some of the questions their students were asked to answer on a test.

“It’s offensive and it’s not stuff I really want my eighth grader having to learn and read about in school, whether it’s a joke or not,” one parent told WPMI.

The students were also taken aback by the questions.

“He had to read it twice for it to sink in. ‘Are they really asking me these kind of things?” said Jason Boyington, whose son took the test.

The test was given by teacher Joanne Bosler at Burns Middle School, who says it was all meant as a joke.

However, parents and administrators don’t find it funny.

“Dwayne pimps 3 ho’s. If the price is $85 per trick, how many tricks per day must each ho turn to support Dwayne’s $800 per day crack habit?” one question on the test posed.

WPMI says the test has been available online as an “Internet humor piece.”

Bosler has been placed on paid administrative leave.