East Falls teacher suspended after buying “Fifty Shades of Grey” for student

"Fifty Shades of Grey," a novel by E.L. James
“Fifty Shades of Grey,” a novel by E.L. James

An East Falls charter school teacher was suspended after he bought a 14-year-0ld  male student the erotic thriller “Fifty Shades of Grey” for independent reading time, reports say.

Philip Aidoo, an instructor at Eastern University Academy Charter School, requested his ninth-grade students provide a list of books they wanted to read. The teen asked for the racy novel, and Aidoo bought it, according to NBC Philadelphia.

School officials investigated the incident after the teen’s mother called the school. Aidoo was suspended without pay for a week, according to NBC.



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