No charges for teacher who was removed from Vermilion school board meeting

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After being called on a second time, a city marshal stepped in. He is heard saying to her that he had given her orders to leave, and Ms. Hargrave, standing in the dark against a auto, replied, saying she was "walking and asking you a question".

'Sir, I am way smaller than you' she cries as he pushes her out the door of the building. When we have class sizes that are that big.

Ike Funderburk, Abbeville's city attorney and prosecutor, said he has reviewed the video and won't be prosecuting her.

When the city marshal told her to not resist, she replied, "I am not!"

"When she realized she had to get out, she picked up her purse and walked out", LeBeouf said.

According to the arrest report, Rene Rost Middle School teacher Deyshia Hargrave was booked on one count of resisting and officer and one count of remaining on premises after forbidden.

'It was comments for the superintendent, ' Hargrave continues.

Prior to being escorted into the hallway, Hargrave had spoken about a $38,000 raise for Superintendent Jerome Puyua just moments before the board was set to vote to approve the salary increase, noting that teachers and other employees have gone years without raises.

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Following Hargrave's removal and subsequent overnight booking into jail (fascist America has truly arrived) the Louisiana Association of Educators who is representing the teacher denouncing the way Hargrave was treated.

She said that it was unfair that he was being given a performance-based raise when it was the teachers and students who were "doing the work" to meet those goals.

While she was being recognized by the superintendent, an Abbeville city marshal approached her and asked her to leave.

Also responding was the ACLU of Louisiana which also released a statement on the Vermilion Parish teachers arrest. Any action that infringes upon this right is unlawful and unacceptable.

And then there were these reactions on the web that made this author wonder, see what you think?

'School boards are the Devil's playground. They pretend they want only what's best for the students, but they always make sure to serve their best financial interests first and for the most.

'Free speech in America? Police are the armed government enforcers, here only to keep the peasants in line'. The cooperation of the school system would not be required to arrest her on either of those charges; the officer could arrest her on his complaint.

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