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Why a school is banning a Georgia candidate from protesting on its campus

Republican Michael Williams traded barbs with the Cherokee County school district on Monday over his plans to rally this week at a high school to urge the firing of a teacher who tried to require students in her class to turn their pro-Donald Trump T-shirts inside out.

Cherokee spokeswoman Barbara Jacoby told Williams that River Ridge High School is off-limits for his Wednesday protest, and warned that it would “significantly disrupt teaching ..."

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