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Islamic Student Racially Profiled

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Las Vegas, NV--

Sparking debate, a high school teacher is under fire, accused of making racist comments toward a student.    

The child's parents prefered not to reveal their faces, but says his family is a normal American family and what a teacher said to his son in the classroom on Friday is unacceptable. 

The student claims the teacher said "this is America and if you can't stand for the pledge of allegiance in my class, you can go back to Iraq."

The reason the freshman didn't stand is because he is in a leg brace after a wrestling accident.

He says he was in too much pain and wasn't the only student who didn't stand.

His family is convinced he was racially profiled for his Islamic beliefs. The district says it will take administrative action if necessary. 

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