“My advocacy for Roosevelt High School got me fired,” says the 40-year-old father of two boys, ages 11 and 5. Meegan had received a “warning resolution” signed by Claypool and the school district’s general counsel, Ron Marmer, on July 27. Among his “deficiencies” as a teacher: “You encouraged, solicited support, and congratulated students through social media for a student-led lunch boycott.”
Comment: This is tricky. Teachers’ freedom of expression must be protected, but this guy sure seems to have crossed the line.