Transcript for High School Principal Fired After Offensive Comment at Graduation
development in the case out of Georgia making national headlines. The high school principal and her racially charged comments at graduation. Tonight, those comments have cost her her job. ABC's Mara schiavocampo with the video from the graduation. Reporter: Graduation cheers. Graduates, you may move your tassels. Reporter: To jeers. Tonight, a Georgia principal fired for what many are calling racist remarks during a high school graduation ceremony last weekend. After mistakenly dismissing the crowd before bringing the valedictorian up for his speech, school founder Nancy gordeuk asked them to sit back down. Hey, everybody, come back. Reporter: When that didn't happen, this did. Look who's leaving, all the black people. Reporter: After an uproar from the crowd -- That is a racist remark. Reporter: New video shows gordeuk apologizing soon after. Anybody that knows me knows I did not mean that in a racial manner. Reporter: Later e-mailing parents, the devil was in the house and came out from my mouth. Now, the school's board of directors says they have moved to dismiss Nancy gordeuk as principal. The local naacp says they applaud that firing and that while they support her right to free speech as a private citizen, educators, they say, are held to higher standards. David? Mara, thank you.
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