Bronx Principal Under Fire for Facebook Picture

Sharron Smalls is facing tough criticism for a suggestive party photo. Is that fair?

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A Bronx, N.Y., high school principal has come under intense scrutiny after an image of her dancing with a topless man and covered in a dark liquid surfaced from her Facebook page, the Huffington Post reports.

The photo showed Sharron Smalls, of New York's Jane Addams High School, next to a topless man as he pours a dark liquid substance over her. Students passed a copy of the photo around school last week.

Smalls is already under fire for allegations of credit padding. A New York City Department of Education probe is looking into whether she gave students credits for classes they didn't take.

"They put me in cosmetology because we don't have chemistry," 16-year-old senior Clarissa Williams told The New York Times.

The scandal has outraged students, many of whom may not graduate due to lack of credits.

Jane Addams High School received a an F grade from the city and is in danger of being shut down.

Indeed, Small's photo is problematic for a school administrator, but it is not illicit. Smalls may have incurred more scrutiny because of the Department of Education probe at her school. That is what everyone should be concerned about, not her Facebook page at this point. What do you think?

Read more at the Huffington Post.

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