Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Calif. Teachers Watch Students Strip for Talent Show

A YouTube video showing two Paramount High School male students stripping to their underwear and dancing during a talent show has prompted an investigation by the Paramount Unified School District.

UPDATE 5/26/10: Teachers disciplined, but sexualized students don't know better

-- From "Calif. investigating high school strippers" by Associated Press 5/14/10

The assistant principal at a California high school has been placed on leave . . .

The Paramount Unified School District began an investigation after video of the student performances showed up on YouTube and local television news reports. One performer, Christian Dominguez, says he simply wanted to "pump up" the class at Paramount High School.

But some parents complained.

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From "Stripping at Paramount High talent show leads to investigation" by Kevin Butler and Pamela Hale-Burns, Long Beach Press-Telegram Staff Writers 5/13/2010

[In the video] Some other students appear to go onstage to put money into the underwear of at least one of the dancing teens. The dancing occurred during a talent show called the Mister Paramount Pageant, according to news reports.

Teachers, who were present at the event, made no attempt to stop it, even when "it got out of hand," said one student.

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