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Utah Republican Rep. Questions School Leader Over Incident In Which Jewish Teacher Was Forced To Hide In Locked Room

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Tampa Free Press

Republican Rep. Burgess Owens of Utah asked public school administrators Wednesday whether students, teachers and a principal allegedly involved in anti-Semitic incidents would be punished, focusing on the harassment of a Jewish teacher at a high school in New York. Owens began by questioning New York City Public Schools Chancellor David Banks about disciplinary action taken after a Jewish high school teacher was targeted by students during an incident at the high school Hillcrest in November after posting a photo of herself attending a pro-Israel rally. during Wednesday’s hearing…

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