Piamtiff was reprimanded by McKoy and placed on athirty-day probation for "inappropriate classroom management."
On March 21, 2011, he fried his first grievance pursuant to Defendant's policycontesting the thirty-day probation.
McKoy immediately began to retaliate against him.
In the Spring of
McKoy came to
classroom and reprimanded himfor speaking in Spanish to his bilingual students during a math class.
During the time his first grievance was pending, McKoy retaliated anddiscriminated against Plaintiff by denying him access to his classroom for a span of two months,forcing him to conduct his class down the hallway and demoting him to an assistant position,reporting to an
Further, McKoy rated him "Below Expectations" in one category of his PDASappraisal, which reduced his rating from "Exemplary" to "Proficient."
McKoy informed Plaintiff that he would no longer teach 4
gradeand moved an African-American teacher, who had just been hired the year before, into
grade teaching position.
McKoy then assigned Plaintiff
grade teaching position for the upcomingschool year (2011-2012), where there were already three bilingual teachers.
Plaintiff pursued his first grievance against McKoy to the highest level possiblewith
When the grievance was decided in August
filed a petition with theCommissioner of Education in September
McKoy then continued her harassing, discriminatory, and retaliatory actions.
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