A Dallas ISD teacher has been placed on administrative leave after a controversial video of her surfaced on YouTube.
The video shows a woman pointing what appears to be a toy gun at a video of President Donald Trump and pretending to shoot at him several times, saying "Die!"
District officials have identified the woman as Payal Modi, an art teacher at W.H. Adamson High School.
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Robyn L. Harris with the Dallas ISD released the following statement on Thursday:
"Today, we were made aware of a social media posting being circulated involving a teacher at W. H. Adamson High School. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and the district has opened an investigation. This is a personnel matter and, as such, we can not comment.”
It is unclear if she was on campus when the video was made or if any students were present at the time.
Parents picking up their kids Thursday at Adamson High School were surprised to learn that this happened.
"That is not something to show the kids. Violence in the school is not appropriate, so I think that is not something we should show our kids. I think they should educate to protest in an innocent manner, not a violent manner," said parent Gami Jasso.
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