Civics teacher in hot trouble student-made ‘Illegals, go home’ sign

Civics teacher in hot trouble student-made ‘Illegals, go home’ sign

An Asheville, North Carolina high school civics teacher faced an angry community Wednesday after posting several student-made signs outside her classroom that spoke against illegal immigration….

Angry students reacted and filmed the chaos as they filled the halls with chants of “Mexico:”

Wednesday morning, a hostile group of parents met at the school and demanded answers and an apology from the teacher. A tearful Jesse Reeck addressed them in the auditorium:

“I want to apologize to everyone who has been hurt by my poor choice to post our class assignment in the hall. I am deeply sorry for the pain I have caused to students, parents and community members. I made a serious mistake in posting the assignment in the hall outside the background and the context and the safe environment that we have created inside our classroom.

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Reeck explained that the signs were part of an assignment that observed the current political campaign and to be a reflection of what is seen in the news.

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