Mayfield Central School District teacher placed on paid leave

Mayfield Central School District teacher placed on paid leave

 MAYFIELD -- The Mayfield Central School District confirmed Monday that a district employee referenced in a statement released Saturday by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been placed on paid administrative leave.Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, "after numerous constituents" brought the alleged issue to her attention Friday night, issued a news release Saturday titled "Statement on New York's Wrongful Firing of Fulton County Pre-K Teacher Over Personal Facebook Post Regarding Hochul's Mask Mandate." However, Stefanik's social media post on the topic characterized the disciplinary situation with the preschool teacher as an "administrative leave," without reference to whether or not it was paid leave."This widely respected…
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Mayfield school district refutes Stefanik remarks about suspended teacher

Mayfield school district refutes Stefanik remarks about suspended teacher

MAYFIELD — A Fulton County school district is pushing back on a Saturday statement from U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik criticizing school administrators for allegedly suspending a teacher for sharing one of the congresswoman's social media posts criticizing the state mask mandate, calling the remarks “misleading and inaccurate.” Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, released a statement accusing the Mayfield Central School District of trampling free speech after “numerous constituents” reported that a pre-K teacher in the district was put on administrative leave and “outrageously escorted” out of a classroom for allegedly sharing one of the congresswoman’s posts on her private Facebook page. “Last night, numerous constituents brought to…
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