- John Sullivan teaches social studies at Campbell High School in Ewa Beach, Hawaii — but only to children who live in the United States legally, he said in a harshly worded email.
- According to KITV, another Campbell High teacher sent on Wednesday a staff-wide email advising colleagues on how to deal with students being kept home from school due to fear of deportation.
- “Their parents need to apply for immigration like everyone else,” Sullivan replied. “If they are here in the U.S. illegally, I won’t teach them.”
- Sullivan’s response did not go over well. Principal Jon Henry Lee was quick to set the record straight.
- “Teachers should not be using the school’s email to voice political opinions,” Lee wrote in a letter. “Sullivan will teach any student who is enrolled at Campbell High School.”
- A spokesperson for the Hawaii Department of Education said Sullivan will be disciplined by the high school. Read more (3/9/17 12:32 PM)