The school district says she violated the county's social media policy that holds employees "responsible for their public conduct" outside of school.
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On social media and at protests, teachers have raised concerns about the lasting psychological effect of this new immigration policy on children.
March 26, 2018
Education Week asked educators in attendance at Saturday's "March for Our Lives" how their schools have been affected by gun violence and how they felt about calls to arm teachers.
July 15, 2016
The famous educator was fired by the Los Angeles school district last year for alleged misconduct towards students.
June 13, 2016
A Queens high school principal allegedly made racist comments about the school's three black teachers and discriminated against them while evaluating their lesson plans.
April 26, 2016
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
October 15, 2015
The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to fire renowned elementary school teacher Rafe Esquith amid allegations of misconduct, including that he inappropriately touched minors, according to the L.A. Times.
June 18, 2015
The internationally acclaimed teacher was removed from his classroom earlier this year, though circumstances behind the suspension remain murky.
April 03, 2015
Education Week gathered reactions to the Atlanta test-cheating trial, in which 11 educators were found guilty of racketeering.
February 26, 2015
A bill that would allow teachers to be prosecuted for providing "harmful materials" to minors has been passed by the Kansas Senate.