East Bay students plan protest against teacher transfer

OAKLEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Students from Heritage High School in Brentwood plan to protest the transfer of a teacher.

Tyler Rust was captured on video, kneeling, as several of the school's ROTC students raised the campus flag.

Rust says he's done this 5 to 10 times, always before the start of his workday to protest police brutality and the treatment of African Americans.

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The school district says they're transferring Rust to minimize the potential of further disruption.

Students have started a petition to keep Rust at Heritage High and they're going to Liberty Union High School District's board meeting Wednesday night in protest.

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