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Texas Middle School Principal Temporarily Suspended For Announcing Ban on Speaking Spanish in Class

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A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.

In Hempstead, a town of about 6,000 about 50 miles northwest of Houston, a school district spokeswoman confirmed that Amy Lacey has been placed on leave pending investigation of her Nov. 12 announcement over the intercom at Hempstead Middle School.