A Jackson County school secretary has been
terminated from her position after a due-process hearing on Wednesday.
Paint Rock school secretary Lori Mullican is
now without a job after being terminated by the school board. The board had
previously held a due-process hearing but recessed it.
After the recess, Mullican's attorneys filed
a restraining order in court, after which both parties agreed to continue the
That ended Wednesday night, with the board
voting to follow the superintendent's recommendation to terminate Mullican.
What she did wrong remains unclear.
"All I can tell you is it was termination for
cause. Beyond that, I don't know that I'm at liberty to go into much more
detail than that," said Superintendent Kenneth Harding.
Attorney Stan McDonald said they will take
their appeal to a Department of Education hearing officer, which is expected to
take place within 60 days.
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