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Teacher’s Provocative Outfits Start Internet Hurricane

An Atlanta teacher is schooling everyone on the fine art of dressing.

Fourth grade teacher’s aide Patrice Brown, who goes by Paris Monroe on Instagram, became the source of controversy last weekend after she posted a since-deleted photo of herself in an outfit some feel is inappropriate for an educator to wear.

Brown has posted plenty of pictures of herself on her Instagram page, which is set to private, and Twitter and she’s been taken to being called #teacherbae and the sexiest teacher alive.

The public school system in Atlanta chimed in on Brown’s wardrobe choice. “Atlanta Public Schools can confirm that Patrice Brown is a paraprofessional employed with the district,” it said. “She was given guidance regarding the APS Employee Dress Code, the use of social media, and Georgia Code of Ethics for educators, and she has been cooperative in addressing her presence on social media.”

Brown doesn’t see what all the hoopla is about. “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,” she told Daily Dot.

She may be fighting a losing battle, though, because the internet has had a field day debating whether her outfits are wrong or not:

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