Judge orders reinstatement of 2 fired Detroit teachers

Nov. 7, 2008
They were dismissed after protesting district's plans to close 38 schools in 2007

A federal judge has ordered theDetroit Public Schools to rehire two teachers who were fired after protesting plans to close 38 public schools in 2007. U.S. District Stephen J. Murphy has found that the board's firing of Stephen J. Conn and Heather was "highly impermissible, apparently dishonest, and constitutionally violative." To read The Detroit News article, click here.

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