The Inderkum High School teacher under fire for trying to turn students into revolutionaries was allegedly not reported to school administrators for his previous actions, according to the school superintendent. The pro-Antifa faces termination after admitting on video that he had an Antifa flag in his classroom and that he had “18- days to turn [the students] into revolutionaries.”
The school district’s investigation into Gabriel Gipe has been unable to reveal records or reports from students or parents detailing the teacher’s actions. Unified School District Superintendent Chris Evans told Fox News that “we’ve heard…a student or parent reached out to the school in the district and tried to share these concerns, but we have no such records of that.”
He continued, asking anyone with “a copy of an email or something that’s time-stamped and dated,” to send it to him. Evans explained that “I wish someone would have spoken up about this earlier, and/or if they did, we need to apologize and find out how we fix that.”
While there have been no reports found, the school district found sufficient evidence to suspend the Inderkum High School teacher. Gipe is currently on paid leave but administrators haven’t yet terminated him. The investigation uncovered violations dating back to 2018 but many were done subtly as to avoid detection.
The issue for Evans is not that Gipe has his own opinions – though many parents are outraged by his pro-Antifa viewpoint. For the superintendent, it’s the fact that the Inderkum High School teacher brought those views into the classroom. “It’s a free country, and people have a right outside of their professional lives to support whatever side they want,” Evans admitted. “You just can’t bring it into the classroom, and he did.”
According to reports, district officials interviewed Gipe on Monday. Gipe admitted to his controversial political perspective. The advanced placement government teacher also told the superintendent that there were colleagues who shared the same perspective and “are definitely, like, on the same page.”
Gipe leftist views were outlined in a now-viral video posted on social media by the conservative group Project Veritas. The video, which documented an extensive interview with the Inderkum High School teacher, revealed the extremist actions Gipe uses to turn his students into revolutionaries.
“I have an Antifa flag on my [classroom] wall and a student complained about that — he said it made him feel uncomfortable,” Gipe explained in the interview. “Well, this [Antifa flag] is meant to make fascists feel uncomfortable, so if you feel uncomfortable, I don’t really know what to tell you. Maybe you shouldn’t be aligning with the values that this [Antifa flag] is antithetical to.”
He also said that he posts “a calendar every week … I’ve had students show up for protests, community events, tabling, food distribution, all sorts of things … When they go, they take pictures, write up a reflection — that’s their extra credit.”
According to some, the teacher’s “educational approach… is disturbing and undermines the public’s trust.” This sentiment was echoed at Natomas’ school board meeting which was streamed live Wednesday night.
“The school district has failed in my opinion…” Luis Ortega said during the meeting. Ortega’s son is an alum from Inderkum High School. “Because you allowed this indoctrination of Mr. Gabriel Gipe and his political ideology to flirt in his classroom. You have an opportunity to correct this. Everything has been brought to light and like everyone is saying, it doesn’t end with Mr. Gabriel Gipe. There are some deep-rooted issues within the district.”
Another parent told the school board that Gripe “was indoctrinating these kids every single day. He was abusing them, scaring them every single day.” The parent continued, asking “Where the hell was the principal? Where were the vice-principals? Where was the faculty of the school? Where was it superintendent, where was the rest of the district? Where were you?”
The parent then threatened the school board and the administration. “You guys will be held accountable,” he claimed. “This is because of you. Okay? Gabriel Gipe is a symptom, not a sickness. The sickness is in the district.”
The outrage is not limited to Sacramento, though. Chris Evans explained that administrators have received threats since the controversy began. One threat outlined what people would do to the administrators.
It said: “We will go to your homes and make you feel as uncomfortable as our children felt in that class, you left-wing f—— cowards. All of you, and I mean every single one of you, need to resign immediately or you will not know what peace is. We want you out of our community. We want you out of Sacramento.” The threat was sent from Indiana, Evans claimed.
Regardless of public outcry, Chris Evans told the Sacramento community that the school district is taking “decisive action based on evidence,” and will soon be starting the firing process. He said that “some of the things the teacher said” in the video, “it doesn’t matter how it’s edited. It’s totally inappropriate.”
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