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Documents: Indiana principal to be fired over 'annoying award' for autistic boy

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - The principal at Bailly Preparatory in Gary is facing termination over a "verbal conflict" with the mother of an autistic boy given a "most annoying" award at the school last month.

Principal Carlita Royal is also cited for failing to prescreen the fifth grade student poll, with trophies given at an end-of-school ceremony at the Merrillville Golden Corral on May 23, according to documents obtained in a public records request.

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