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An 11-year-old girl was sent to the principal’s office after telling classmates to stop making the Nazi salute

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  • Keith Jacks Gamble, an associate finance professor at Middle Tennessee State University, said his daughter's fifth grade classmates at McFaden School of Excellence in Murfreesboro, Tennessee made the Nazi salute on multiple occasions.
  • James Evans, a spokesperson for Rutherford County Schools, said in a statement to INSIDER that the girl was pulled out of class after shouting at students doing the salute during a rehearsal for a World War II exhibit of living history.
  • Evans said the students had responded to a boy portraying Adolf Hitler in the exhibit with a Nazi salute.
  • Gamble said his daughter told him that children "have been giving Nazi salutes in the hallways and at recess."
  • Evans said the school will "no longer feature a student portraying Hitler or the salute" in the exhibit.
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An elementary school in Tennessee will no longer teach students the Nazi salute during a history lesson after an 11-year-old girl was pulled out of class after asking classmates to stop making the gesture.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Keith Jacks Gamble, an associate finance professor at Middle Tennessee State University, said his daughter's classmates at McFaden School of Excellence in Murfreesboro, made the Nazi salute on multiple occasions.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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