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Broward School District Reviews Claim That Douglas Teacher Called Student 'Hitler' Over Gun Debate

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    Parkland Teacher Criticized Over Alleged Comments

    NBC 6's Steve Litz reports on the latest controversy related to the Parkland school shooting tragedy.

    (Published Friday, April 27, 2018)

    What to Know

    • The controversy involves history teacher Greg Pittman, who supports gun control, and junior Kyle Kashuv, who has defended gun rights.

    • Kashuv tweeted that three students told him Pittman said "Kyle is acting like the next Hitler."

    • Kashuv had complained about being questioned by school security after posting photos holding an AR-15 assault rifle at a gun range.

    A Florida school district is looking into claims that a Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher said a student was acting like Adolf Hitler.

    The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports the controversy involves history teacher Greg Pittman, who supports gun control, and junior Kyle Kashuv, who has defended gun rights following the mass shooting at their school.

    Kashuv tweeted that three students told him Pittman said "Kyle is acting like the next Hitler."

    Kashuv had complained about being questioned by school security after posting photos holding an AR-15 assault rifle at a gun range.

    Parkland Student Questioned Over Weapon

    [MI] Parkland Student Questioned Over Weapon

    NBC 6's Johnny Archer reports on the Parkland student who said he was questioned by officials for going to a gun range.

    (Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

    The paper says Pittman then tweeted that "you don't have to be the sharpest tack in the box" to understand why authorities might ask questions following a school shooting.

    Broward Schools spokeswoman Nadine Drew says they're reviewing the matter.

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