Keandre Varner: Student Suspended After Posting Principal’s Mugshot To Instagram

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    A high school student in Riverdale, Ga., was suspended after he posted a picture of his principal’s mugshot to Instagram.

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    Shortly after the posting, Principal Jamille Miller-Brown (pictured on phone) brought Keandre Varner (pictured right) into her office Monday. She then gave him a four-day suspension, telling the Daily News, “There was a violation of privacy.”

    A spokesman for Riverdale High School denied that Varner was suspended for posting the picture. He claimed Varner was suspended for acting “belligerent” towards Miller by publishing the picture through a school computer and disrupting the school.

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    Watch a news report about the suspension here:

    However, Varner’s mother believes her son was suspended for misinterpreting the mugshot’s origin. “Keandre passed around misinformation,” she told WSBTV.

    When a someone asked Keandre why his principal was arrested, Varner responded, “I think because of a DUI.” According to Miller-Brown, the arrest was actually for failure to show up in court for a speeding ticket. Varner recounted their tense conversation:

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