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Dougherty County teacher waits for decision to be made on job status

Dr. Debra Johnson teaches at Southside Middle School and went before a tribunal board last week. (Source:WALB) Dr. Debra Johnson teaches at Southside Middle School and went before a tribunal board last week. (Source:WALB)
The Dougherty County School Board has yet to make a decision on Johnson's job status. (Source:WALB) The Dougherty County School Board has yet to make a decision on Johnson's job status. (Source:WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A Dougherty County middle school teacher is waiting to hear disciplinary action from the school board.

Last week, a tribunal board recommended Southside Middle School 8th grade teacher Dr. Debra Johnson be fired.
She's accused of repeating a racial epithet while telling a story to students about a conversation she had outside of school.
School board members took no action Monday night.
They're reviewing documents and evidence from the hearing before making a decision.

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