Roosevelt High School teacher Shawn McCurtain told the class of students to head downstairs to take their final in economics.
“Yes, sir,” senior Jabre White recalls telling him.
“You meant to say, ‘Yes, sir, master,’ ” McCurtain allegedly shot back.
That comment stunned, hurt and angered White, a popular senior at the west-side Des Moines high school that had 1,708 students last school year. It troubled his mother even more.
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