Corner is a community in extreme northwest Jefferson County, about 20 miles from Birmingham. Reports The Birmingham News:
The teacher was apparently teaching his geometry students about parallel lines and angles, officials said. He used the example of where to stand and aim if shooting Obama."¨"¨"He was talking about angles and said, 'If you're in this building, you would need to take this angle to shoot the president,' " said Joseph Brown, a senior in the geometry class."¨"¨
Phil Hammonds, superintendent of Jefferson County Schools, said the teacher will not be terminated:
"We are going to have a long conversation with him about what's appropriate," Hammonds said. "It was extremely poor judgment on his part, and a poor choice of words."