In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
Mt. Vernon School Board Fires Science Teacher.
The Mount Vernon school board voted 5-0 Friday to pass a resolution of intent to terminate the contract of middle school teacher John Freshwater.
Freshwater is an 8th grade science teacher accused of preaching his Christian beliefs in class and using a device to burn the image of a cross on students’ arms.
The board’s attorney David Millstone says Freshwater is entitled to a hearing to challenge the dismissal.
A lawyer for Freshwater says he will request a hearing.