Utah teacher no longer employed after TikTok about 'queer' students receives backlash
LEHI, Utah — A Utah teacher whose viral TikTok video resulted in her being placed on administrative leave for an investigation has "mutually agreed" to end her employment, according to the school.
Mark Ursic, the executive director of Renaissance Academy, said Jenna Hall had already submitted her resignation for the 2022-23 school year last month, before the video caught national attention.
"Subsequent to the investigation completed earlier this week, we have mutually agreed to end our employment relationship for the current school year, effective immediately," Ursic wrote in a statement to FOX 13 News.
In the video in question, Hall said some of fourth-grade students from last year often visit her classroom after school. A lot of these students, she said, "are queer, because I am queer and so they …
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