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Black Substitute Teacher May Pursue Race Claims

ST. LOUIS (CN) - The 8th Circuit concluded that race was a motivating factor in a white administrator's decision not bring back a black substitute teacher after he told allegedly told her that "white people teach black kids ... better than someone from their own race." The Columbia Public School District in Missouri failed to offer a legitimate reason for refusing to hire Mary King.

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