Teacher in Georgia suspended after students wear Ku Klux Klan outfits for historical re-enactment

May 25, 2010
Lumpkin County officials say teacher used poor judgment letting students walk through cafeteria in costume

From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A history teacher at Lumpkin County (Ga.) High School has been placed on administrative leave after she let four students wear Ku Klux Klan outfits in a historical reenactment. Catherine Ariemma' s students were filming reenactments of various historical periods; students from other classrooms saw them as they walked through a hallway while wearing the costumes to an outdoor shoot.

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