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Former Educator Not Entitled to Specific Position

In the case of Conley v. Youngstown City Sch., N.D.Ohio No. 4:23 CV 01162 (Aug. 23, 2023), a federal district court held that the former educator was not entitled to being moved to a particular job within the school district.

In this case, the former educator argued that a previous court decision against the school district entitled the former educator to be placed as a school counselor. In response, the school district argued that the previous court decision regarded racially motivated staff placements and was irrelevant to this case. The federal district court agreed with the school district.

In support of its decision in favor of the school district, the appellate court explained that the former educator did not state an appropriate federal statute as the basis for relief. The appellate court further explained that the only case the former educator used in the pro se complaint was not relevant to the case at hand.

To read this case, click here.

Authors: Matthew John Markling and the McGown & Markling Team.

Note: This blog entry does not constitute – nor does it contain – legal advice. Legal jurisprudence is like the always-changing Midwestern weather. As a result, this single blog entry cannot substitute for consultation with a McGown & Markling attorney. If legal advice is needed with respect to a specific factual situation, please feel free to contact a McGown & Markling attorney.

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