This story reveals more than just he said/she said culture war fodder . . . Instructors claim a pattern of illegal bias.

Here's part of the complaint . . .

"Multiple female employees brought allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation between 2020 and 2021. In response to their allegations, the lawsuit says each employee received a letter from Greg Gilliam, the then-Title IX compliance officer, saying all the allegations were found to be “unsubstantiated.”

"During this time, both women filed complaints against their administrator with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MHRA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but the matter was not resolved, according to the lawsuits."

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Independence teachers sue district, claim gender-based discrimination

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Two Independence School District elementary school teachers are suing the district, alleging discrimination, harassment and more from an administrator and the district. Sierra Dinges filed the suit on May 11, along with Breanne Jeffries, who filed a separate but related lawsuit in federal court on May 16, claiming gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation by administrator Richard Neal Johnson.

Independence teacher sues school district for sexual harassment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A teacher working for the Independence School District filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that she experienced sexual harassment as well as retaliation for her complaints about the conduct. According to court documents, the claims relate to a female teacher who has worked at Cassell Park Elementary School since July 2019.

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