Elementary School Principal cancels mock vote in the name of democracy!

CENTEREACH, N.Y. – A New York elementary school is teaching students a lesson about free speech by canceling its mock presidential election after some students chanted “Trump!” and others raised issues about minorities.

Jericho Elementary School principal Glen Rogers told ABC News he decided to cancel the mock presidential election, and instead have students vote on their favorite school lunch, because students engaged in heated discussions about the election and “negative rhetoric about minorities.”

“Teachers have said they’ve heard some kids in the cafeteria chanting ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’ or saying they don’t want Muslims here,” Rogers said.

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