Teacher allegedly lowers student’s grade for sitting during Pledge of Allegiance

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LOWER LAKE, Calif. — A high school student in California says she sat during the Pledge of Allegiance long before Colin Kaepernick did and never had an issue – until recently.

Leilani Thomas told ABC 10 she has been silently protesting since she was in second grade, ABC 10 News reports.

“My mom and my dad brought up what it meant to us and our people,” Leilani said as she explained her Native American heritage. “So I just started sitting down.”

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