A high school English teacher from Cheney, Wash, raised controversy (and a lot of support to boot) after his very unusual response to a student who fell asleep in his class, reports The Epoch Times.

“Meg fell asleep in class yesterday,” Syrie began. “I let her. I didn’t take it personally.” The unusually sympathetic teacher, who had clearly taken the time to get to know his students, their family backgrounds, and their lives outside of the classroom, explained why his sympathy outweighed his desire to reprimand the sleeping teen.

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