As a teacher, your conduct was particularly reprehensible.” BUSD said Felarca went on to email fellow King employees “during District time, using the District’s email distribution list” to thank them for their support against “BUSD’s political harassment.” She invited her co-workers to sign her petition or come to her classroom to learn more.
Her supporters have previously come out by the dozens to say Felarca is an excellent teacher who focuses on helping students learn how to stand up for themselves and stand up for their rights.
C., which BUSD said is not an allowable use for personal or sick leave.
The district docked her pay and alerted her to the problem, according to the letter, but the behavior continued.
“Many have asked us whether the teacher in question will be disciplined for her political activities and for public statements she has made.
As a public school district, we follow the law, including the U. and California Constitutions, the California Education Code, and our collective bargaining agreements,” they wrote, continuing: “It is important to emphasize that we firmly support the First Amendment right to free speech.