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Posted: September 03, 2017

School apologizes after teacher says students can't wear 'Make America Great Again' shirts

T-shirts and hats printed and embroidered with Donald Trump's presidental campaign slogan, 'Make American Great Again,' for sale in the gift shop inside Trump's Fifth Avenue Trump Tower in New York City on August 27, 2016. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)
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T-shirts and hats printed and embroidered with Donald Trump's presidental campaign slogan, 'Make American Great Again,' for sale in the gift shop inside Trump's Fifth Avenue Trump Tower in New York City on August 27, 2016. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

By WSBTV.com

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. —

A high school teacher in Cherokee County, Georgia, recently expelled two students from her class for wearing T-shirts supportive of President Donald Trump.

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The incident happened Thursday in a math class at River Ridge High School in Woodstock, Georgia. 

"Her actions were wrong as the 'Make America Great Again' shirts worn by the students are not a violation of our School District dress code," a statement from the Cherokee County School District read. 

The school district told WSB-TV the teacher "additionally, and inappropriately, shared her personal opinion about the campaign slogan during class." 

Chief communications officer Barbara P. Jacoby said the school's principal met with and apologized to the students who were the class, in addition to their families.

Dr. Brian V. Hightower, the superintendent of schools, said he is deeply sorry the incident happened in one of the district’s schools, and that "it does not reflect his expectation that all students be treated equally and respectfully by our employees."

The school has not released any disciplinary action taken against the teacher at this time; however, it says that no students will face disciplinary action.


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