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Teachers are in trouble for their reactions to this election, both pro- and anti-Trump


Across the country, multiple teachers have been fired after expressing either pro-Donald Trump or anti-Donald Trump sentiments in the classroom.

In Pasco County, Fla., John Sousa reportedly told a group of black students: "Don't make me call Donald Trump to get you sent back to Africa" the day after Trump was elected.

Sousa was placed on leave, WFLA reports.

Donnie Jones, Jr., said his daughter was one of the students who heard the comment.

After an extremely divisive election, what message does this send to the students in his classroom?
Russell Howard, Tuscaloosa native

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., math teacher Scott Johnson was placed on leave after posting a Trump photo in the classroom in the style of President Obama's iconic campaign photo, with the text "Obama, you're fired!" AL.com reports.

Here's a look at the photo.

I got your phone numbers, your address, your mama's address, your daddy's address. It's all in the system, sweetie.
LA teacher on recorded audio

The day after the election, a Los Angeles substitute gym teacher teacher was caught telling her students that their parents were deported, CBS Los Angeles reports

The teacher was later fired. 

Another California teacher was placed on leave for comparing Trump to Adolf Hitler in his classroom. A student newspaper quoted other students who said Frank Navarro's comments were one-side and offensive, The Monterey Herald reports

A Change.org petition to get Navarro back in the school had more than 39,000 signatures by Wednesday morning.

WATCH  | The tensions in schools aren't limited to teachers. Students in a Detroit-area middle school were filmed chanting "Build the wall" after Trump's win.

Anti-bullying group The 74 Million has a running list of election-based bullying.

As an example, here's one of The 74 Million's stories.

On "60 Minutes," Trump told supporters who were harassing minorities: "Stop it."

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