He was accused of making controversial comments in class on subjects like race, slavery and firearms and said that positive discrimination in favour of the disabled and ethnic minorities had gone too far.A large number of employees of Scotland's local councils, including teachers, are firmly in the left corner of the political spectrum. Does that concern Mr Bruce?
John Bruce, a senior education officer with Highland Council, told the court: "What struck me about the whole affair was the number of views that resided in one corner of the political spectrum and their relentlessness.
"Never in my professional life have I come across such blatant propaganda and indoctrination. I was alarmed and shocked by the extent of it."
The solution of course is to privatise education and let parents decide what kind of schools they wish to patronise.