HASD Policy on Teacher Political Displays Brought Up Again
April 27, 2023
The issue of political activity and displays reflecting political opinions by teachers in the classroom was discussed by the board for months and was believed to be put to rest at the February meeting of the committee of the whole/voting meeting when Policy 321 was approved by the board in an 8-1 vote.
This does not appear to be the case, as classrooms that were to have no political displays, flags, symbols still do. Teachers Union President Mike Rawlins had expressed concerns over the policy from the beginning. He stated that the policy would be very difficult to enforce and that it would...