BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. – A Bartow County instructor and faculty board member are in sizzling water after social media posts.
It was a packed home at Monday night time’s Board of Training assembly in Bartow County. Dad and mom, neighborhood members, even college students known as for the elimination of an elementary faculty instructor and a Board of Training member.
Faculty officers affirm they’re trying into two social media posts, each relating to protesters.
In a single, a instructor known as protesters “thugs”.
The Bartow County Board of Training holds a gathering on June 29, 2020. (FOX 5)
A Cass Excessive Faculty pupil instructed the board the publish was shared and commented on, and most college students discovered it unprofessional and disturbing. Others known as the posts insensitive.
“Conduct like this might influence pupil achievement long run,” stated Erin Jones who lives in Bartow County.
Bartow County Faculty board member Terry Lee Eggert at a gathering on June 29, 2020. (FOX 5)
Within the different publish, board member Terry Lee Eggert talked about how police ought to deal with the protesters.
Dexter Benning with the Bartow County NAACP learn the publish, “Rubber bullets do nothing, time for actual Ammo, then and solely then will this nonsense of looting, assaults on residents and destruction of property cease.”
Members of the general public packed the Bartow County Board of Training assembly on June 29, 2020. (FOX 5)
After studying the publish Benning stated “This particular person doesn’t should be making choices for our kids. due to this fact, we’re calling for the rapid resignation of board member Mr. Terry Lee Eggert.”
“We punish our kids for cyberbullying and making inflammatory feedback and I feel adults within the faculty system must be held to the identical customary,” stated Pastor John Lampley with Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.
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A member of the general public commenting throughout a Bartow County Faculty Board assembly on June 29, 2020. (FOX 5)
One man who stated he simply discovered in regards to the social media publish stood up for Eggert.
“I’ve identified him for 20 years, he is a superb Christian, and does not have a racial bone in his physique,” stated Charles Lowery.
The board went into govt session to debate personnel points. They made no public feedback in regards to the instructor or the board member.
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