“Don’t Talk Smack and Don’t Show Crack.”

2013.08.26 - New Britain, CT - New Britain Superintendent of Schools Kelt Cooper stands amid teachers outside New Britain High School before being photographed by former NBHS Principal Paul Salina as they held bars of soap symbolizing increased efforts to curb rude student behaivior. During his convocation speech earlier in the morning Cooper singled out cursing students and low slung pants as behaivors for which he had little tolerance. Calling it "a new motto," the former Texas Superintendent Cooper proclaimed to students, "Don't talk smack and don't show crack." Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

2013.08.26 – New Britain, CT – New Britain Superintendent of Schools Kelt Cooper stands amid teachers outside New Britain High School before being photographed by former NBHS Principal Paul Salina as they held bars of soap symbolizing increased efforts to curb rude student behaivior. During his convocation speech earlier in the morning Cooper singled out cursing students and low slung pants as behaivors for which he had little tolerance. Calling it “a new motto,” the former Texas Superintendent Cooper proclaimed to students, “Don’t talk smack and don’t show crack.” Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

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