Wisconsin teacher reprimanded for allowing 4th-graders to protest during a field trip to the Capitol

“Schoolchildren should not be a part of any political protest.”

Wisconsin Teacher Reprimanded After Students Allowed to Protest Gov. Walker on Field Trip
Published November 05, 2011

A fourth-grade teacher in Wisconsin has been reprimanded after he allowed his students to participate in a political protest against Gov. Scott Walker on a field trip to the state Capitol building.

Video of the incident was aired by FOX6 in Milwaukee earlier this week. In it, students could be seen clapping while protesters with a group called the “solidarity singers” belted out a modified version of “This Land Is Your Land.” The last verse includes the line, “Scott Walker will never push us out, this house was made for you and me.”

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