CRYSTAL RIVER (FOX 13) - The Citrus County School District is investigating a teacher at Crystal River Middle School after a Huffington Post report claimed the teacher has been hosting a white nationalistic podcast.
According to the report, Dayanna Volitich, a 25-year-old social studies teacher at Crystal River Middle School, has been hosting the podcast under the pseudonym "Tiana Dalichov" and has made reference to being a public school teacher.
While the district would not confirm the identity of the teacher named in the report, they did release the following statement:
“On Friday, March 2, 2018 the Citrus County School District was made aware of a concerning podcast by a Huffington Post reporter. The reporter indicated they believed one of the persons participating in the podcast was a teacher at Crystal River Middle School. The Human Resources department was notified and an investigation was initiated immediately. The teacher has been removed from the classroom and the investigation is ongoing. Pursuant to Florida Statute an open investigation and materials related to it are exempt from public record and cannot be discussed until the investigation is complete.”