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Georgia Clark, the Forth Worth, Texas, high school English teacher who was fired earlier this year for tweeting at President Donald Trump to remove illegal immigrants from her school has won an appeal.

In June, the Fort Worth Independent School District unanimously voted to terminate Clark “for good cause.” Days earlier, she was suspended for tweeting at the president and asking him to remove “illegal students” that she claimed were overwhelming her school.

But this week, the Texas Education Agency ruled against Fort Worth ISD.

From the New York Times:

The state found that the teacher, Georgia Clark, should be reinstated and get back pay and employment benefits, or instead of being allowed to return to her job, she could receive one year’s salary from the date she would have been reinstated, according to its ruling.

“The day the petitioner would have been reinstated is the day respondent tenders petitioner payment in full,” the commissioner of the Texas Education Agency, Mike Morath, wrote in the ruling.

The TEA’s ruling said that Clark “has been evaluated as an excellent teacher consistently throughout her employment” and that her tweets constituted an expression of free speech.

“Clark’s tweets are statements of a citizen on a matter of public concern protected by the United States Constitution and do not contravene or impair policies or proper performance of the district’s functions,” the agency determined.

According to the Times, Forth Worth ISD said it would appeal the state’s decision, saying in a statement they believed the judgement they handed out in June was appropriate.

“We stand by our decision because we firmly believe this is in the best interests of all students,” superintendent Kent Scribner said in a statement.

Illegal immigration in Texas.

In the tweets, Clark noted that the school has seen a rise in drug activity as illegal aliens continue to enter the country.

Texas, in general, has seen its fair share of other problems due to illegals entering the state.

In May, reports surfaced that illegals were being flown to California as a means of relieving overcrowding in the Rio Grande Valley.

Also, last month, an illegal immigrant from Kenya was charged with smothering and killing a dozen women ranging in age from 76 to 94 in the state of Texas.

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40 Comments
  • ShadowWarriorsMonkey says:

    Finally, someone with some brain matter left!

  • Arif says:

    NO WONDER THIS COUNTRY IS FULL OF ILLEGALS EVERYWHERE YOU GO YAKKING AWAY IN SPANISH AS IF THEY OWN THE PLACE. DEMOCRATS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS DISASTER. THIS TEACHER SHOULD BE PROMOTED NOT FIRED

  • pstlpknma says:

    Apparently this school district does not understand by having these students or people in the classes with American English speaking children are holding them back by the teacher trying to focus on children that do not speak English and apparently do not want to learn English. This really stinks for all the children in these schools not only in Texas.

  • Shell says:

    well, why don’t we just shoot illegals and be done with it? Of course, if you really examine our history every white person in the US is here illegally, just ask any Native American.

  • Wilson says:

    Unfortunately the school system protects then and you can not legally find out if they are legitimate citizens or illegal aliens.We have to provide them with a free education like it or not until we do something about getting laws changed.

  • Vincent Frantantoni says:

    Right on, Ms. Clark. More and more AMERICANS like you are speaking up. Enough is enough and ILLEGAL is ILLEGAL.

  • Leonid says:

    The teacher should get at least 10 times of her annual salary as a small compensation for her troubles. The law (its enforcers) should not allow illegals in the US schools.

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