On Sunday, a Georgia school district is apologizing after a math teacher allegedly kicked two students out of class for wearing “Make America Great Again” shirts.
“Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower is deeply sorry that this incident happened in one of our schools,” said Cherokee County Schools spokeswoman Barbara Jacoby in a statement obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It does not reflect his expectation that all students be treated equally and respectfully by our employees.” She said the shirts didn’t violate the district’s dress code.
The shirt incident reportedly happened Thursday. Jacob declined to say what’s going to happen to the teacher, who wasn’t identified. But she insisted that the students wouldn’t face any discipline. The school’s principal apologized to the kids, she said.
Hightower ordered principals district-wide to review the dress code with school employees, and tell them not to share their political opinions.
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