Lincoln Teacher Who Changed Scores is Fired

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Lincoln school board has fired a longtime special-education teacher who changed a student's assessment scores.

Dalene Ward was dismissed Tuesday by a unanimous vote of the board, which followed a recommendation from a hearing officer.

The district says Ward also lacked a required teaching endorsement.

The hearing officer says Ward changed the student's assessment scores made by another teacher, making it appear the child the child had made strides in the preschool program.

Ward told the newspaper after the meeting that she didn't think she had done anything worthy of dismissal.

She'd been employed by the district for 19 years.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 134386768 - 1011now.com/a?a=134386768