A Louisiana teacher was arrested after speaking out during a school house assembly about the district superintendent’s compensate raise. Deyshia Hargrave, 32, is a teacher who works at Rene Rost Middle School in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. She was taken out of a school house assembly in shackles Monday night after voicing her frustrations over the superintendent’s $38,000 compensate boost and 3-year-contract expansion. She pronounced that teachers haven’t perceived a compensate strike in years and, “I feel like it’s a slap in the face to all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have. We work very hard, with very little, to say the salaries we have.”
On Monday night, Hargrave finished up in shackles as a outcome of her control during the school house meeting. According to KATC-TV, Hargrave first addressed the school house to plead teacher salaries and compensate raises during the open comments territory of the meeting. After asking several questions, the house boss Anthony Fontana attempted to overpower Hargrave, statute her questions to be out of order, observant that the open comments territory of the assembly was not a QA session. When Hargrave was called on a second time to speak, she still asked questions, which resulted in her being private from the assembly by an Abbeville city marshal.
Here’s a demeanour at Deyshia Hargrave being private from the school meeting, placed in handcuffs, and escorted from the building:
According to KATC, the teacher was then booked into the Abbeville city jail. She was charged with remaining after being banned and facing an officer. However, she is now free from jail after posting bail. The school house spoke with the news station, KATC, and sensitive them that they will not be dire charges against the teacher. Although, they didn’t explain either or not charges will be forsaken regarding to her detain Monday night.
School house member Kibbie Pillette informed KADN-TV that during the meeting, the house voted by a 5-3 domain to grant the Vermilion Parish superintendent Jerome Puyau a 3-year agreement extension, along with a $38,000 raise. During the meeting, Hargrave questioned the board’s decision to give a compensate lift to the superintendent when the teachers haven’t perceived a compensate strike in years (according to this teacher’s statement).
“I have a critical issue with a superintendent or any person of care getting any form of raise,” pronounced Hargrave when addressing the school board, in a the video posted by Chris Rosa. “I feel like it’s a slap in the face to all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have. We work very hard, with very little, to say the salaries we have.”
Several other teachers were also in assemblage and were also undone over the superintendent’s compensate raise, according to a report.
The outspoken teacher who was arrested is an English denunciation humanities teacher at Rene Rost Middle School. The school district and other authorities have nonetheless to criticism on the detain of this teacher. The embattled professor, Deyshia Hargrave, also hasn’t commented on the arrest.
Here’s the full video of the occurrence involving Deyshia Hargrave: