This Texas Teacher Thought She Was Private Messaging Trump About ‘Illegal’ Students And It Got Her Fired And People Are Laughing Way Out Loud
Georgia Clark allegedly thought she was sending private tweets directly to President Trump. The educator was trying to alert the president to what she perceived as a take over by “illegal” students in her school district. Now, the teacher with enough time to tweet about students she didn’t like has more time to tweet after being fired for her unsavory social media activity.
Georgia Clark, a former English teacher at Amon Carter-Riverside High School, has been fired following inappropriate tweets.
Clark sent a series of tweets to President Trump asking for help in removing “illegal” students from the Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD). According to Clark, FWISD is “loaded with illegal students from Mexico” with the high school she teaches in being “taken over by them.” She insinuated that the presence of these students led to drug dealers moving unimpeded on the campus.
News of her termination is being met with approval from the national community.
According to NBC News, Clark’s tweets first started to get attention last week and she deleted her Twitter account on May 29 trying to hide the tweets. However, at that time, the school district had become aware of her tweets and she was placed on administrative leave.
The FWISD held a special board meeting to vote on Clark’s employment and her termination was a unanimous decision.
The 8-0 vote cemented Clark’s fate in the educational system of Fort Worth. According to The New York Times, all of the attendees who chose to speak at the special meeting spoke against Clark. There were no meeting attendees that defended Clark and her inappropriate tweets. Clark’s supporters appear to all be online behind screens and keyboards.
This is not the first time Clark has been in trouble with the school system because of her racist language.
School records show that the educator used racist terminology against students of color in her classrooms since 2013. The teacher, who has been teaching in the district since 1998, once separated the students in her class by race seating Mexican students on one side and Black and white students on the other. She then reportedly said the Mexican students were Mexico and the white and Black students were America.
Most people who have seen the story as holding firm that she should be barred from teaching.
Clark is reportedly seeking a hearing from the Texas Education Agency since she thought her tweets were private messages. We’ll update you as this story develops.