Texas News

News > Texas News > Teacher in race flap has defenders

Teacher in race flap has defenders

A Jefferson High School teacher who was removed from her classroom after being accused of making racist remarks was defended Wednesday by several students, who said the complainant was late to class and missed crucial aspects of her lecture on Arizona's new immigration enforcement law.   “She said, ‘I'm not saying this is my opinion. ... Maybe this is the opinion of the people who passed the law,'” said Leslie Vasquez, 18.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/teacher_in_race_flap_has_defenders_93649574.html

Vasquez said the teacher brought up the Arizona legislation and posed an analogy: “Think about the United States being your home and you have control of what's happening in it.”

Unfettered immigration, the teacher told her students, could be perceived as losing control over one's home.

Taboola Teaser

FROM GAS BUDDY Austin, TX, August 29- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 3.3 cents per gallon in...
Police say two men have been killed and another wounded in gunfire at a Central Texas apartment complex. College...
A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing Texas liquor store operators to join a stalled...
Experts hope that new oyster harvesting rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will help restore...
Nearly two months after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, police have moved to silence critics and...