Acquitted Yakima teacher appeals suspension
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- A hearing is under way in Yakima for East Valley High School gym teacher Michele Taylor who is appealing a one-year suspension of her teaching certificate.
It was suspended after she was accused of having sex with a student in 2009 and inappropriately sending hundreds of text messages to another boy.
Taylor was acquitted, but the state says there's reason for the suspension.
KIMA reports (http://is.gd/L6lMET) Taylor is still being paid during appeals process.
Information from: KIMA-TV, http://www.kimatv.com/