- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A New Hampshire geometry teacher has been removed from the classroom after she was seen in a video dancing to the song, “F– Donald Trump,” while dressed as the Republican presidential nominee.

The video, which was posted on some parents’ Facebook pages Monday, showed Portsmouth High School teacher Kara Kelley bouncing and waving her arms to the popular hip-hop song by YG and Nipsey Hussle.

Superintendent of Schools Stephen Zadravec said Ms. Kelley was taken out of class while the district was “investigating the situation,” The Portsmouth Herald reported.

“There is no place for offensive language in our school community, nor is it our practice in school to support or discredit political candidates,” Mr. Zadravec said.

School board Chairman Leslie Stevens said the board is scheduled to meet Nov. 15 and will likely take up the matter in a nonpublic session, the Union Leader reported.

One self-identified student told the Portsmouth Herald in an email that Ms. Kelley danced to the song only after another student played it.

“She’s dressed up every year that I can remember, and this year she dressed up as Trump,” the student said. “Another student played the song, not her. Yes, she danced to it, but she did in no way intentionally play the song.”

Michael Grondahl said his son was in Ms. Kelley’s geometry class when the incident occurred Monday morning.

“He texted us and he felt very uncomfortable,” Mr. Grondahl told the Portsmouth Herald. “It’s not even like this was a sociology teacher. This is a geometry teacher.”

“It’s very hypocritical,” he said. “It’s extremely poor judgment.”

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