Stuttering college student says teacher told him not to speak

A 16-year-old who is a part-time student at the County College of Morris says that a teacher sent an email asking him to reserve his

RANDOLPH - A 16-year-old who is a part-time student at the County College of Morris says that a teacher sent an email asking him to reserve his comments due to his severe stutter.

Philip Garber, Jr. has a severe stuttering challenge. When he's nervous, the stutter is more severe.

The 16-year-old is enrolled in his first semester through the Challenger program, which allows high school students to attend part-time.

> The school took immediate action and within 24 hours, at Philip's request, moved him to another history class. He told the administration he's very happy that the college resolved the problem. Officials have not said whether the professor was disciplined.

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