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Students Putting Gay Pride, BLM Symbols on Lockers, Laptops After Teacher Displays Banned

Black Lives Matter symbols on their lockers, water bottles and laptops after an Oregon school board banned teachers from their own displays.According to a faculty member at Newberg High School, who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of being harassed online, she said more students than ever have been displaying the symbols since the Newberg School Board voted on the ban in August.The ban on displaying gay pride and Black Lives Matter symbols does not apply to students.The school board's decision has been a highly divisive topic, with some students and teachers alike arguing against it, while supporters have called the banned signs political."It has been difficult to see a community divided.

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