Maybe I'm dumb but this really doesn't make any sense to me.
Because it's hilarious, ridiculous and absurd all wrapped into a tight little bundle of teacher-who-lost-control-of-the-class-trying-to-save-face.
SW&D cover photo should be one of the following:
and it definitely should not include a tie. it's not worth anything to "spark discussion" if the resulting discussion is a bunch of people saying something is wrong.