Seriously? 'Bootie' Question On Ardrey Kell Biology Worksheet
A CMS high school has stopped using a worksheet that includes a racially offensive genetics question.
A teacher at Ardrey Kell High School in south Charlotte apparently used the genetics worksheet in a biology class. Here’s the question at issue:
"LaShamanda has a heterozygous big bootie, the dominant trait. Her man Fontavius has a small bootie which is recessive. They get married and have a baby named LaPrincess. What is the probability that LaPrincess will inherit her mama's big bootie?"
CMS spokeswoman Stacy Sneed says the district learned about the question from a news report. She says the language did not come from CMS and Ardrey Kell’s principal has removed the worksheet from all classes. Sneed would not discuss any disciplinary action, saying that’s a personnel matter.