February 21, 2012 08:00 AM
The Broward School Board is once again scheduled to vote on discipline for Leslie Rainer, a reading teacher at Blanche Ely High who has been accused of calling her Haitian students “chocolate.”
At Superintendent Robert Runcie’s request, the School Board postponed the case earlier this month.
The item is back before the board Wednesday. (Look for it on the agenda under I.1.) In the original complaint, Runcie recommended that Rainer be suspended without pay for three days and be required to take diversity training.
This is the second time that Runcie has asked the School Board to postpone a decision on an item that generated a lot of media coverage. (The first time was the request for the school district to pay for a jumbotron at Blanche Ely High.) It’ll be interesting to see if he recommends something different this time around.
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