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Election fallout: A principal warns parents about children's hate speech


There were strong words from a California principal about student comments and taunts in the wake of the presidential election.

In this letter to parents, principal Devon Davis of Leonardo Da Vinci School in Hollywood Park says she will not tolerate students telling classmates they can now be deported. Students reacted in other troubling ways to the election, she writes, including discussing assassination. Davis' letter in response is getting a lot of attention this week on social media.

Take a look at this TV report on the letter as both parents interviewed make good points.


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Maureen Downey has written editorials and opinion pieces about local, state and federal education policy since the 1990s.