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Monday, February 26, 2024 | Back issues
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Upset teachers

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Illinois sustained the emotional distress claims brought by former Chicago teachers against the city’s board of education, which they have plausibly alleged inflicted distress on them during their termination process. They argue the district “falsely and publicly accused [them] of lying to parents regarding sexual misconduct, endangering and traumatizing students, and facilitating a cover up.”

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Categories / Briefs, Civil Rights, Education, Employment, Personal Injury

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