A teacher in Mason, Ohio, is under fire for comments she made to a 13-year-old black student during a social studies class.
Deyshia Hargrave was arrested at a school board meeting on Monday after speaking out against a renewed contract for the district’s superintendent.
An officer handcuffed Deyshia Hargrave after escorting her from a meeting. One school board member called the arrest a “disgrace.”
Deyshia Hargrave, a Louisiana middle school teacher, was charged with “remaining where forbidden and resisting an officer” after a confrontation at a school board meeting over educators’ pay.
House Republicans, seeking to clean up the tax code and expand tax rate cuts, voted to eliminate a deduction for teacher spending. The Senate bill would double it.
The student’s mother said she didn’t want her son to feel targeted “simply because he’s an African-American male.” The teacher was put on paid leave.