The internet strikes again…
A 4th grade teacher in Atlanta has gone viral and sparked controversy over her form-fitting work attire.
The photos of Patrice Brown, who is now referred to as #TeacherBae, were posted on her Instagram page.
She has been judged and criticized by many who feel clothing is inappropriate for the classroom.
On the flip side, others expressed their disappointment with the fact that Ms. Brown was being sexualized for her clothing and curvaceous shape rather than being praised for her work as a dedicated teacher.
Peep a few tweets below.
My sister is a principle in Atlanta and I know she woulda sent ole girl home on sight like naa try again #teacherbae
— IG: MrUCit2 (@MrUCit) September 13, 2016
Y'all turned her into #teacherbae got her nationally trending & all she tryna do is teach kids as a passion smh now the spotlight on her
— OUTHERE Auriemma 🌐🌐🌐 (@DJOutHere) September 12, 2016
Moral of the story: no one is discrediting her, jus saying fine or not a bodycon is unprofessional attire for a teacher!
— REALLY IM THE PLUG😋✨🍓👑💸🔌 (@Drickaaaaaa) September 12, 2016
On Tuesday, Patrice told The Daily Dot, “I just wish they would respect me and focus on the positive and what truly matters—which is educating the children of the future generations and providing and caring for them.”
Now, the Atlanta School System has released a statement regarding all of the hoopla.
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