An American teacher was suspended without pay for using her sick leave…in a show

An American teacher was suspended without pay for using her sick leave…in a show

An Ohio high school teacher has reportedly been suspended from her duties and now faces losing her job for using two sick days last February to go to a concert in Tennessee.

The school board, led by interim Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli, reportedly complained that “during her disciplinary meeting, she refused to answer questions regarding her whereabouts or details of her alleged need for sick leave.” New York Post Friday.

The school board reportedly voted unanimously on Tuesday to begin firing English teacher Elaine Washburn from Lakota West High School in Ohio for allegedly “faking sick leave” last February to go to a show in Nashville, Tennessee, according to US media.

But the teacher was going to inform her colleagues of her intention when she was going to take two days off under the pretext of being sick at home.

It is unclear what show she was attending, as Nashville hosted several artists on February 8 and 9, including Drake and J. Cole at Bridgestone Arena.

The teacher also allegedly refused to answer questions or give her side of the story when confronted by her superiors, and was accused of violating the school's code of professional conduct for teachers. New York Post.

Pending the decision issued on April 22, the woman was suspended from work without pay, US media reported.

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