We The People

We The People

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Teacher Forced Out for Using Confederate Flag in Civil War History Lesson

Teacher Forced Out for Using Confederate Flag in Civil War History Lesson:

"And, with the Confederate battle flag, Hart was teaching his class accurate history as to the use of the flag — in battles during the Civil War.

But the school district argued that it did not really matter how the flag was used during the Civil War; it should not be seen by students today. “We recognize that regardless of context, to many of our students, families, and staff, the Confederate flag is a racist symbol of hate. Although this matter is under investigation, it is important to reiterate: Any employee who is found to engage in behavior that creates an unsafe environment for students will face full consequences, including the possibility of initiating termination proceedings.”"