Teacher defends Hitler's'strong leadership qualities'

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According to the Jerusalem Post, a middle school teacher in California lauded Adolf Hitler as a leader while putting up a picture of him in the classroom.

A picture of Hitler was shown in Tabitha Barry's classroom at Carmel Valley High School in San Diego, California, as part of a lecture among images of notable figures like former president John F. Kennedy,

According to the Jerusalem Post, human rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. and Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi. Barry defended Hitler's placement in the photographs after a student expressed dislike of Hitler next to the other leaders.

Barry told the student, "Hitler may have done some awful things, but he also had tremendous leadership abilities," according to the Jerusalem Post.

According to the Jerusalem Post, the San Dieguito Union High School District said that Barry was instructed to take down the picture after receiving complaints from parents

According to a statement from the school district to the Jerusalem Post, "a course on world history included a discussion of major historical figures, along with photos of them on a whiteboard in the classroom."

"The pictures were shown during a session and had a clear connection to the subject. One of the pictures was removed after complaints about how it affected a pupil were made.

Through ethnic studies curricula and teachers unions, antisemitism is spreading to school districts across the nation. Curriculums promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion have also come under fire for being founded on antisemitism and being pushed into schools.

Barry and the San Dieguito Union High School District did not immediately reply to requests for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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