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Posted at 9:14 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Charge: Students shown inappropriate pic

By Washington Post editors

A Stafford County school bus driver has resigned after she was accused of showing students an inappropriate photo, NBC 4 reports.

The principal at A.G. Wright Middle School was notified on Wednesday that a day earlier the bus driver showed the students a pornographic photo. School officials say they have not seen the photo.

But fellow bus driver and friends of the accused driver say she showed students a photo of a new puppy on her cell phone. A student then took her phone and went through other photos. The driver's friends say she was forced to resign or be fired.

The incident has been referred to the sheriff's office.

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 9:14 AM ET
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i think it's the student who went thru her other photos who should be punished, not the driver.

Posted by: MarilynManson | November 19, 2010 9:41 AM | Report abuse

No good deed goes unpunished, the bus driver was trying to show the kids a picture of a puppy, a kid starts manipulating the buttons on the phone - presto - changeo noe there is porn on the phone.

Posted by: JadedCynic | November 19, 2010 9:59 AM | Report abuse

This is pretty sad story. I feel for the bus driver who was just trying to show a puppy for chrissakes.

Posted by: UnknownHenson | November 19, 2010 10:05 AM | Report abuse

First of all, how did the child take over your phone. You were showing pictures not passing around your phone. She should'nt be fired for what, I am assuming was adult porn, on her phone, but why let the children or anyone handle your phone in the first place. Their are things on my phone from my wife that are for my eyes only. I always keep that in mind.

Posted by: bobby31 | November 19, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

I am a co-worker and friend of this driver.... just so you know, it wasn't "porn." It was a mass text message, one of those forwarded a billion times. It was a cartoon-type picture of a man's penis. The only mistake she made was trusting those kids with her phone.... a lesson for everyone. Thank you for listening, unlike our supervisors.

Posted by: lenadallama | November 19, 2010 12:02 PM | Report abuse

Such an unfair employer.
She will have a better life working somewhere else.

Posted by: phillydc | November 19, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

indeed, to both statements..

Posted by: lenadallama | November 19, 2010 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Sue the kid an his parents for stolen property!

Posted by: Raidersfan2 | November 19, 2010 1:56 PM | Report abuse

It doesn't sound like she intentionally meant to show the kids the off-color picture, however, I don't understand why an adult is passing their phone around to kids to show a picture of a puppy.

What ever happened to boundaries between adults and children? It seems like many adults are too preoccupied about being friends with kids they teach or supervise.

Posted by: jab00 | November 19, 2010 4:43 PM | Report abuse

Puppy porn. Disgusting.

Posted by: TaxiDriver | November 19, 2010 4:58 PM | Report abuse

Another death at the hands of PC. Who put the idiots in charge anyway?

Posted by: Pourshot | November 20, 2010 6:46 AM | Report abuse

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