Parents rally behind teacher suspended after BLM accused him of ‘racist’ Facebook post

Parents rally behind teacher suspended after BLM accused him of ‘racist’ Facebook post

[Ed. – Community support surges for a guy who did nothing but tell the truth — a truth that didn’t implicate race in any way.  But will it matter?]

Calls for the resignation of a Minnesota superintendent grew on Monday, after a high school teacher was suspended for social media posts deemed racist by the Black Lives Matter activist group. …

The posts were deemed offensive by former school board candidate turned Black Lives Matter activist Rashad Turner who reportedly accused Olson of being a racist. …

Olson wrote on Facebook, “Anyone care to explain to me the school-to-prison pipeline my colleagues and I have somehow created, or perpetuated, or not done enough to interrupt? Because if you can’t prove it, the campaigns you’ve waged to deconstruct adult authority in my building by enabling student misconduct, you seriously owe us real teachers an apology. Actually, an apology won’t cut it.”

“Phones and iPad devices, used for social media and gaming,” wrote Olson. “There have always been rules for ‘devices,’ and defined levels of misconduct. Since we now have no backup, no functional location to send kids who won’t quit gaming, setting up fights, selling drugs, whoring trains, or cyber bullying, we’re screwed, just designing our own classroom rules.” …

Parents and teachers…are rallying behind Olson — and calling for the resignation of [Superintendent] Silva in an online Change.org petition.

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